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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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Indonesia’s genocide in West Papua continues

This report from Channel 4 News in the UK shows the degrading level of brutality that the Papuan people are exposed to on a daily basis under Indonesian colonial rule. Foreign journalists are banned from West Papua – the Indonesian … Continue reading

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West Papua – the secret war in Asia

This is a film that the Indonesian Government are desperate that you do not watch. See the tears of suffering shed by West Papua people who have suffered from 47 years of Indonesian colonialim. 47 years of rape, torture, intimidation, … 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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The Betrayal of West Papua and the Ongoing Cultural Genocide

The following dissertation was written by Sussex University student Ben King, as part of his Cultural and Intellectual History degree. It is based upon over 400 declassified documents as well as the limited historiography surrounding the subject. nb. The link … Continue reading

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Video footage of Indonesian troops opening fire on peaceful West Papua protestors

Shocking video footage has emerged showing Indonesian troops opening fire on Papuan protestors in Jayapura, West Papua on 1st December. A number of Papuans including women and children had gathered by the roadside to mark independence day. They were holding … Continue reading

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West Papuan Political Prisoner is physically abused by Public Prosecutors and Police in Jayapura Courthouse

Indonesian Public Prosecutors have triggered an attack against a Political Prisoner, Buchtar Tabuni, at the Jayapura District Court, 22 April 2009, in Jayapura, West Papua On Thursday 22 April 2009, Buchtar Tabuni, was taken by members of the public prosecution … Continue reading

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