Australia did wash its hands after the US and EU started pressuring Indonesia over the ET case. Remember they bought a whole squadron of bomber to prepare an armed confrontation against Indonesia? That was how far they were prepared to go to.East Timor referendum doesnt have anything to do with Australia. It is a pressure from US/European nations, just like how Sudan is pressured to let South Sudan (Christian majority) out.
Australia troops comes after UN ask them to control East Timor due to power vacum as Indonesian troops leave East Timor after the referendum is won by pro independent group.
I can agree to this. We called it transmigrasi which translates to migrating certain groups of people to an underdeveloped and underpopulated area. Mostly these are ethnic groups known for their hardworking ethics namely Javanese and West Sumatrans, but more took part in this program since you get government support for housing and lands.Well, I live in Australia and I can tell you the ruling establishment here in Australia most of all hate dark asian people. the only people they hate more than that are dark muslim asian people.
The Australian establishment loves Papuans because they are not seen as any sort of a threat. They are protestant and very loyal to the Anglo Australian establishment.
so it is a wild fantasy here in Australia that Indonesia be broken apart and replaced by 100 independent feudal states that don't threaten the white Australian colony.
And where possible those feudal states should be christians ruling over muslims.
So have no doubt, Australia is planning and funding all sorts of Papua independence movements and when the time is right they will do another East Timor plot.
Indonesia if it is smart should settle approximately 50 million Javanese Muslims into west Papua right away. maybe that's an exaggeration. even 40 million is enough and put these Australian colonialist dreams to rest once and for all. Otherwise, west papua is gone.
Oh and by the way, If the Indonesians don't have the will or the money to settle these areas, they should send the Rohygnya refugees there and give each of them a machine gun and rocket launcher. Israeli style. without settling people this land is lost to Indonesia.
In West Papua, the number of non Papuans (from ethnic point of view) already outgrew the Papuans. This created a plot hole in the Free West Papua movement’s narrative since if they want to have another referendum excluding non papuans born in Papua, they will be just as “racist” as Indonesia like they claimed. With a higher birth rate among the non papuans, the narrative Papua is for Papuans only will die out since they will play against themselves if they dont include the non-Papuans Papuans.