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West Papuan people demand full independence

Today thousands of us took to the streets in towns and cities across West Papua. Our message is simple: We are West Papuan. We are not Indonesian. We demand a referendum. We urge the United Nations to send peacekeepers to … 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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