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Indonesia: Solidarity Poster for Surya Anta – Held in Isolation on Charges of ‘Treason’ for Supporting the West Papua Freedom Struggle

Solidarity poster for Surya Anta, spokesperson for the Indonesian Peoples’ Front for West Papua (FRI-WP). Surya is the first ever Indonesian to be charged with treason for supporting the right to self-determination for West Papua. He is being detained in … Continue reading

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Puncak Regency, West Papua: Raids & Attacks by Indonesian Security Forces Leave 4 Dead & 1500 Displaced

02.09.19: As of Monday, 02.09.2019, Indonesian security forces continued raiding villages in the Gome District of Puncak Regency. The number of civilians forced to leave their villages and flee to Yenggernok continues to rise and has reached around 1500 people. … Continue reading

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Jakarta, Indonesia: 8 West Papuan Students Arrested & Detained on ‘Treason’ Allegations

*Important Correction (05.09.19): It should be noted that Surya Anta is actually an Indonesian citizen, making him the first Indonesian to be charged with treason for supporting the West Papua Freedom Struggle. According to latest information he is being held … Continue reading

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West Papua: Video Emerges of Indonesian Security Forces Opening Fire in Deiyai

31.08.19: West Papuan activists have released video footage showing occupying Indonesian State security forces opening fire during a demonstration at the Regency’s Office (colonial administration) in Deiyai on August 28th, 2019. Initial reports by West Papuan activists stated that 6 … Continue reading

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Meanjin / Brisbane, So-Called Australia: LNP HQ Attacked by Geriatrics Against Gross Despots (GAGD)

Received on 30.08.19: It was the early hours of Friday 30 August when a mob of ideologically motivated old-aged pensioners operating under the moniker Geriatrics Against Gross Despots (GAGD), descended on the Liberal National Party’s (LNP) (not the) Queensland headquarters, to express their … Continue reading

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West Papua Uprising: Insurrection in Jayapura – Colonial Govt Buildings Torched, Prisoners Liberated

29.08.19: Thousands of protesters took to the streets today in Jayapura, the provincial capital, demanding an end to racism against West Papuans in Indonesia and for full independence from Indonesian occupation. Security forces attacked the crowd with tear gas and … Continue reading

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West Papua: Indonesian Security Forces Open Fire on Demonstration in Deiyai – 6 Protesters Killed

Photo: Screen-grab from a video of a protest in Deiyai, West Papua, earlier today (28.08.19) / Video can be viewed here. 28.08.19: A peaceful demonstration against racism in Deiyai is reported to have been attacked by Indonesian Security Forces today. … Continue reading

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Latrobe Valley, So-Called Australia: Banner Action in Solidarity with West Papua

Received on 26.08.19: A banner with the slogan “Free West Papua” was hung over a bridge on the Princes Freeway, on lands of the Brayakooloong people of the Gunai Kurnai Nation in so-called Moe / Latrobe Valley, Gippsland, southeast Victoria. … Continue reading

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Puncak, West Papua: Civilians Flee as Indonesian Security Forces Raid and Attack Villages

25.08.19: Reports from West Papua indicate that a combined force of the TNI (Indonesian Armed Forces), police and Brimob (Special Operations Police) are conducting raids and attacks against villages in the Puncak Region. Tegelobak village was singled out for attack … Continue reading

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So-Called Australia: Anarchist Actions in Solidarity with West Papua

Received via email: 23.08.19: On the night of 22.08.19, Anarchists in Gimuy / Cairns and Meanjin / Brisbane carried out autonomous actions in solidarity with the ongoing uprising in West Papua that was sparked by racist attacks by military, police … Continue reading

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Indonesia: Anarchist Graffiti in Solidarity with the West Papuan Liberation Struggle

Photos: Graffiti and posters in the city of Tangerang, Banten Province, Indonesia. (photos via Radical Graffiti) Solo, Java Solidarity graffiti from the anarchists pic.twitter.com/fRGPh9PNyc — Veronica Koman (@VeronicaKoman) August 22, 2019 Solo, Java Solidarity graffiti from the anarchists “I am … Continue reading

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West Papua: Racist Attacks Against West Papuan Students in Indonesia Spark Mass Uprising

21.08.19: Following racist attacks against West Papuan students in Indonesia that culminated in special operations police storming the West Papuan students dormitory in Surabaya, East Java, unprecedented mass protests have erupted in cities and towns across West Papua, with riots … Continue reading

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Surabaya, Indonesia: West Papuan Student Dorm Stormed by Special Operations Police

18.08.19: The siege of the West Papuan student dormitory in Surabaya, East Java came to a violent end yesterday when Brimob (special operations police) stormed the building and forcibly arrested the students. Police fired numerous tear gas canisters into the … Continue reading

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West Papua: 182 Refugees from Nduga who Fled from the Indonesian Military have Died in Displacement Camps

08.08.19: Reports from the TPNB (National Liberation Army of West Papua) state that thousands of civilians have fled the Nduga regency since December 2018 as a result of operations by the occupying TNI (Indonesian Armed Forces). The TNI launched a … Continue reading

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