Source: (2012) Restorative Practices E-Forum. 24 February.
The Peacebuilding Compared process
allowed researchers to describe the cost
of Bougainvilleâ€™s decades of civil war.
Loss of life had previously been underreported due to political interests and
journalist restrictions. A generation of children missed out on education. These
losses clearly show that Bougainville was a
pawn easily sacrificed by the international
community in the interests of outside
enterprise and colonial policy. (excerpt)
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