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Article

15 Mar 2003

Author:
Sian Powell, Herald Sun [Australia]

W Papua mine paid $18.5m to military [West Papua]

Freeport Indonesia has been forced to reveal it paid more than $US11million ($18.5 million) to the Indonesian army over the past two years for security at its operations in strife-torn West Papua...US shareholders in the parent company Freeport Copper & Gold Inc. demanded a full report on the Indonesian military's involvement in the Freeport operations in West Papua.