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West Papua – Indonesia’s Secret Colony

Please take the time to watch Benny Wenda’s inspiring speech at the Oslo Freedom Forum, where he told delegates about the struggle for freedom being fought by his people against Indonesian colonial rule. Over 500,000 innocent civilians have been slaughtered … Continue reading

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Villages of West Papuan refugees burnt on PNG border – humanitarian crisis developing

This footage was taken on February 16th, 2011 in the jungle near Vanimo, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea, less than 50km from the West Papua border. It shows West Papuan refugees returning to their village for the first time since … Continue reading

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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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Why the Indonesian occupation of West Papua constitutes genocide

(Image: Indonesian Soldiers hold up the body of the local OPM leader they just killed) Papuans have endured horrific violence since Indonesia first invaded in 1963, and West Papua continues to be a modern example of genocide. Amnesty International and … Continue reading

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US Government secretly blames Jakarta for stoking unrest in West Papua

The Javanese empire is slowing being exposed as the corrupt and genocidal regime that it really is. Cables from Wikileaks revealing not only that the Indonesian Government forced the US into renewing military ties for Kopassus (or risk damage to … Continue reading

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West Papua torture victim speaks of horrific two day ordeal being tortured endlessly by the Indonesian military

Report from US broadcaster CNN

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Profile of Benny Wenda, West Papua independence leader

‘While my people continue to suffer and continue to die, nothing will stop my campaign’ Benny Wenda is a West Papuan independence leader and an international lobbyist for the independence of West Papua from Indonesia. He lives in exile in … Continue reading

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