West Papua

By: Indonesia Human Rights  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Human Rights, Media Centre, Political Prisoners

West Papua

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Indonesia Human Rights Committee led the flag raising of the Morning Star at Aotea Square in commemoration of West Papua’s “independence day”. It’s the 50th anniversary of their struggle against the Indonesian colonisers.

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Monday, October 17th, 2011

Lush shines a light on the Free West Papua campaign at the Regent St. shop on the launch day of International Lawyers for West Papua which is seeking to free political prisoners in West Papua and bring about a free and fair referendum on self determination for the people of West Papua

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Monday, June 27th, 2011

17 June 2011
Dear Prime Minister,
The Indonesia Human Rights Committee draws to your attention the ongoing
human rights abuses suffered by the indigenous Melanesian people of West
Papua.
You will be aware that West Papua has now been controlled by Indonesia for
48 years since Indonesia took control from the United Nations Temporary
Executive Authority (UNTEA) in 1963. Since that time [..]

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Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

www.freewestpapuanprisonersnow.blogspot.com

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Monday, March 14th, 2011

Strange Birds Of Paradise
Words: Angelique Kasmara
Imagine a secret war conducted on your doorstep. And not just any war, but one which pits stone-age farmers with bows and arrows against M-16s, tanks and fighter jets. In which over 100,000 men, women and [..]

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Saturday, February 5th, 2011

By Maire Leadbeater, Pacific Media Centre
28 January, 2011
My introduction to West Papua was flying for many kilometres over the vast grey tailings deposition area created by the infamous Freeport McMoran gold and copper mine.
The flight from Bali to the capital, Jayapura, stopped briefly at Freeport’s  Mozes Kilangin Airport, in  Timika.  The mine has brought immense [..]

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Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

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Monday, December 13th, 2010

7 December 2010
Article: Maire Leadbeater
One of the great things about my November visit to West Papua was the chance to reconnect with some of the special people who have been here to New Zealand on speaking tours over the last few years.
I called on Rev Socratez Yoman, the leader of the Baptist Churches in West [..]

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