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Free West Papua Campaign Newsletter January 2014

The beginning of 2014 has seen more arrests of West Papuan activists and an increased military presence in West Papua. However, with growing support across the Pacific and around the world we hope that this year will be the year where West Papua finally gets the attention it deserves and the world fully wakes up to what is happening there. We thank you for your support and ask you to continue to spread the word about West Papua.

Mass arrests, attack helicopters and backstabbing during MSG Delegation to West Papua

On 13th January 2014, Indonesian police arrested 47 West Papuan activists who were  gathered at the office of the Papuan Legislative Council (DPRP) in Jayapura to welcome and support representatives of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). The MSG visitors included the Foreign…

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Noam Chomsky speaks out on West Papua

A video interview has been released of Professor Noam Chomsky talking about West Papua, a cause he supports, and calling the situation genocide. “I think the West Papuan resistance will stand with other cases of resistance to massive terror…

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Indonesia interferes with autopsy of Papuan leader

There are now many reports that Commander Danny Kogoya of the West Papua National Army (TPN/OPM), who tragically died was poisoned by Indonesia). Commander Kogoya had his leg forcibly amputated by…

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Indonesia to send 650 extra troops to Papua New Guinea border

Indonesian Military Commander of the 650 troops with his soldiers[/caption] The Indonesian government has announced today that it will ship 650 extra soldiers to West Papua from Indonesia and directly to the Papua New Guinea border…

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