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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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new Indonesian Ambassador to the US is accused of war crimes in East Timor

The day after the US Congress held their first ever hearing on human rights in West Papua, it has emerged that the new Indonesian Ambassador to the US played a central role in covering up the murders of thousands of … Continue reading

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President Obama and US Congress called to act on human rights in West Papua

Three human rights organizations have urged the US government and Congress to investigate and act on the continued, disturbing violations of human rights in West Papua. The letter from the West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT), Land Is Life, and the … Continue reading

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