Irian Jaya

After refusing the supervision of the UN, the Indonesian government implemented "Act of Free Choice" (Action Options Free) in Irian Jaya in 1969 where 1025 representatives of the heads of Guinea region is selected and then given training in the Indonesian language. They ultimately chose to join the consensus of Indonesia. A UN General Assembly resolutions and ensure transfer of power to Indonesia. Resistance to Indonesian rule raises the activities of small-scale guerrilla in the following years after the transfer of power. In a more open atmosphere after 1998, these statements are more explicit that want independence from Indonesia has emerged.


Post a Comment