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Global Solidarity Concert for West Papua in Los Angeles

AK Rockefeller is honored to be sharing the stage with Blue King Brown, Big Mountain and Benny Wenda at The Mint in Los Angeles this May 15th. Come check out some great music and show your support for a free West Pap ...

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KNPB activists sing for freedom from behind bars in West Papua

We are KNPB activist in Timika, West Papua. Indonesia Police jailed us with no reason. Indonesian police jailed Romario Yatipai, Steven Itlay, Yakonias Womsiwor, Paulus Marsyom, Alfred Marsyom and Yanto Awerkion sinc ...

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Mandawuy Yunupingu broke indigenous barriers

Mr Yunupingu was an Aboriginal musician, songwriter and campaigner who fought many battles - most of which he won. As the frontman of Yothu Yindi, he pushed indigenous music beyond Australian borders and gained a glo ...

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Beat Making Lab in the DR Congo

Beat Making Lab is a new PBS Digital Studios series featuring young musicians from around the world. In Ep. 1 Professor Pierce Freelon and Apple Juice Kid collaborate with youth in the Democratic Republic of Congo at ...

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Benny Wenda at the ‘Free West Papua’ Concert in Port Moresby, PNG

The West Papua struggle is a difficult one and what outcome will emerge in the years to come is still hard to see. A lot of thoughts crossed my mind on Wednesday night when I attended the Benny Wenda/Free West Papua ...

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The Intention of Raver J

I think it's important to state intentions -especially in these times. The world is in a critical state -it's time to wake from complacency, apathy, and criticism. It's time to show Love and do! ...

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Masaki Batoh – Brain Pulse Music

Promotional video for "Brain Pulse Music" LP/CD, released February 28, 2012 on Drag City. ...

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Indonesia Suppresses Indigenous Music, Culture In West Papua

EVER SINCE THE 1970S, THE INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN TAKING MEASURES TO SUPRESS THE CULTURAL RIGHTS OF THE INDIGENOUS PAPUA PEOPLE. This is clear from the murder of two indigenous Papuan cultural activists, the l ...

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West Papua: Violence and oppression against musicians in forgotten conflict

With human rights observers and foreign media banned from working in West Papua, a ‘forgotten conflict’ of what some Papuans term ‘Indonesian occupation’ has been off the international radar. ...

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So It Goes… feat. Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut in 1973 and Mary O'Hara from 1957 star on this track that reflects on coping with death and grief through the use of excerpts from the former's novel Slaughterhouse-Five narrated by the author himself. ...

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