The Tsunami Which Brought Peace
Monday, 2 January 2023
Similar as happened in Aceh, it has been difficult to implement a humanitarian pause in Papua. The conflicting parties need to create wider space for dialogue.
Long before the signing of a memorandum of understanding for a humanitarian pause in Papua, a similar mechanism to deal with the victims of conflict was attempted in Aceh. A year after Suharto’s New Order government fell, in 1999, President Abdurrahman Wahid made efforts to implement a humanitarian pause as effort to find a peaceful resolution.
The humanitarian pause in Aceh was facilitated by the Henry Dunant Centre (HDC)—today know...
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