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Is This What Democracy Looks Like in Indonesia?

Despite the glaring human rights concerns Indonesia is emerging onto the world stage with ferocity, but increased exposure leads to greater scrutiny and with each gross injustice inflicted upon the people of West Pap ...

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Benny Wenda’s Mission to Free West Papua

Benny Wenda’s campaign for West Papuan independence is embarrassing Britain and enraging Indonesia... For Wenda, it’s all been in the service of a single goal: independence for West Papua and an end to what he de ...

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Inside Burma: The Hidden Genocide

Video on the ongoing genocide of the Rohingya in Rakhine State, Myanmar and violence against Muslims in general. Created by International Business Times, UK ...

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An interview with freedom fighter Benny Wenda in Oxford

An interview with Benny Wenda of the Free West Papua Campaign in Oxford, UK, on 18 May 2013. Topics included: TedX Sydney appearance, the opening of the Free West Papua Campaign Office in Oxford, Victor Yeimo, Human ...

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Deep Sea Mining − The Pacific Experiment

Canadian mining company Nautilus Minerals Inc. has staked its reputation on bringing off the world's first deep sea mining (DSM) operation. The Bismarck Sea in Papua New Guinea has been marked out as the testing grou ...

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New Report Exposes Myth of ‘No Political Prisoners’ in Indonesia

A new report by UK-based NGO, TAPOL, forcefully challenges the Indonesian government’s repeated assertion that the country has ‘no political prisoners.’ There were at least 210 political arrests in West Papua d ...

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Kashmir: Breaking the Silence

In Kashmir, the scale of human rights violations—from collective punishment and assassinations, to custodial deaths and disappearances—is staggering. Yet little of what goes on in that Himalayan region reaches th ...

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How EU Leaders Sold Out Burma

When David Cameron backed the suspension of EU sanctions on Burma in April 2012, he emphasised in no uncertain terms that they would return if President Thein Sein’s administration reneged on democratic reforms. On ...

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Chevron to Expand to West Papua

US-based Chevron, the leading crude oil producer in Indonesia, is set to spread its wings to the eastern part of the country after wrapping up a seismic survey of two exploration blocks in West Papua. The firm’s pr ...

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Iraq- Ten Years After

It is difficult to discern which is the most despicable, the corrupt Bush regime, the presstitutes that enabled it, or the corrupt Obama regime that refuses to prosecute the Bush regime for its unambiguous war crimes ...

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PNG-made: The development of Melanesian law

The situation today is that most of the legal principles governing PNG have been borrowed from England and Australia. That is good to some extent but most of our problems are Melanesian in nature, so English common l ...

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Public Servants Bearing Witness Vol. 2

Public Servants BEARING WITNESS serves as a supplement to mainstream news’ output. P.S. BEARING WITNESS was created to help maintain an informed public by covering the major international stories mainstream media h ...

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West Papuan Independence Leader Blocked from NZ Parliament

West Papuan freedom fighter Benny Wenda is on his way to New Zealand, and while he’s spoken at parliaments around the world, he won’t be allowed to here. Benny Wenda will bring with him West Papua human rights la ...

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Growing International Solidarity for West Papua Freedom Campaigns

It is likely that most US citizens who consider themselves informed about global events are aware of the genocides in Rwanda, Bosnia and East Timor, yet it’s likely that few people in the US are aware of the ongoin ...

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Burma’s Airstrike On Democracy

“The fighting has intensified right now… We heard the sound of armaments and explosions three times last night… When we visited the refugee camps, the refugees’ faces reflect suffering, anxiety, and concern. ...

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Mines of Monywa- what are the limits of Burma’s reform?

Originally published on The Activist Over recent weeks, events around the Letpadaung copper mine near Monywa have sent shockwaves through Burma’s fragile reform process. For months local people including Buddhist m ...

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West Papua Tribal Leader Tells World About Injustice in Homeland

Tribal Leader Benny Wenda is on a mission around the Caribbean to sensitize the region about the modern day colonialism in the country of West Papua, a province of Indonesia covering the western peninsula of the isla ...

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Arming the Illegal Occupation of West Papua

Despite glaring human rights concerns, western nations are lining up to feed the Indonesian military's (TNI) thirst for blood in West Papua. While the TNI engages in ethnic cleansing "sweeps" in remote areas of West ...

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‘West Papua can win’, exiled activists say

British oil giant BP has signed a deal with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono for a $12 billion expansion of the Tangguh liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in occupied West Papua. The deal is typical of ...

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Arrest of Human Rights Campaigner Peter Tatchell during State Visit of Indonesian President Yudhoyono

Human Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell joined the Free West Papua movement to protest against the state visit of the Indonesian President Yudhoyono in London. Peter finds it a disgrace that the Royal Family and Prime ...

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