Category Archives: Activists

West Papua benefit event in Newcastle, UK

Our warm thanks to the people of Newcastle, UK for organising this benefit event for West Papua, to help raise awareness of Indonesia’s ongoing genocide. Exiled West Papua independence leader Benny Wenda will be joined by musicians including the Lani … Continue reading

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video shows Indonesian military torture and then murder innocent West Papuan priest

Highly disturbing footage has emerged showing a group of Indonesian troops torturing a Papuan priest who they had stopped in the West Papua highlands. Please be warned this footage is highly graphic. Both men in this video were church workers. … Continue reading

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West Papua Fist of Freedom

Our struggle against Indonesian colonial rule will never stop. We are Papuan, not Indonesian. Our blood is Papuan, not Indonesian. One culture is Papuan, not Indonesian. West Papua. One People. One Soul

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Indonesia’s genocide in West Papua now targets the sacred culture that has existed for thousands of years there

Not content with killing over 400,000 indigenous Papuans since colonising the country in the late 1960s, Indonesia has now shown its intent to wipe out the remnents of sacred culture that have existed in West Papua since the Stone Age. … Continue reading

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a citizen’s response to the International Crisis Group report on West Papua

The following is a response forwarded to this blog to publish. It is a response to Jim Della-Giacoma highly controversial report on West Papua that has been published for International Crisis Group. I personally find it very distressing that International … Continue reading

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Indonesia arrests dozens of peaceful protestors after demonstration held calling on Barack Obama to intervene in ongoing conflict

Indonesian police have arrested dozens of peaceful protestors in Jayapura after a peaceful demonstration was held to link in with the visit of Barack Obama to Indonesia (a visit that has now been postponed till later this year). Despite having … Continue reading

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undercover West Papua documentary screens on Al Jazeera

Congratulations must be forthcoming to Al-Jazeera English for finally standing up to the Indonesian military censorship machine. Last night at 7:30pm AEST Al Jazeera English finally broadcast director Jono van Hest’s long postponed documentary on West Papua, Pride of Warriors. … Continue reading

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