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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 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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How Indonesia and the United Nations stole West Papua from its people and made it a modern day colony

An interview with an Australian correspondent for the Reuters news network who was an eyewitness at the ‘Act of Free Choice’ vote in which West Papuans were forced to vote in favour of integration with Indonesia. Thousands of Papuan have … Continue reading

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Photos of Indonesian sweeping operations against West Papua civilian population

news from Free West Papua Campaign Shocking images have emerged showing some of the villages burnt to the ground by Indonesian security forces operating in the Puncak Jaya region of the West Papua highlands. The photos clearly show the devastating … Continue reading

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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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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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Why is Indonesia so scared of a flag?

As West Papuan national flag day approaches (1st December), the Indonesian security forces are ready to clamp down on anybody who attempts to raise the Morning Star flag in West Papua. It was reported in Tempo Interactive that the Indonesian … Continue reading

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IPWP launch in Papua New Guinea

The people of West Papua took a further step towards gaining their long lost right to self-determination with a launch for International Parliamentarians for West Papua in Papua New Guinea, attending by a number of Papua New Guinea politicians as … Continue reading

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Asian Human Rights Commission expresses continued concerns over Papuan killing at United Nations event

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has voiced public concerns that no one in the Indonesian security forces has been held accountable for the shooting dead of indigenous Papuan Mr. Opinus Tabuni over a year ago in Wamena during a … Continue reading

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Fields of blood

Our cry to the world is loud and clear. We need international intervention. Please hear our cries. Please help stop Indonesian brutality against our mothers and sisters. Please stop the rape of our land. Stop imprisoning our brothers and fathers. … Continue reading

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