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West Papua / Indonesia: Free Stracky Yally!

Free Stracky Yally! Papuan Filmmaker Assa Asso also known as Stracky Yally was arrested on September 23, 2019. He was arrested after denouncing on social media the racist incidents in Surabaya that occurred in August last year. Among the charges … 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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Surabaya, Indonesia: West Papuan Student Dorm Attacked by Military, Police & Civil Militias

17.08.19: On August 16th,  TNI (Indonesian Armed Forces), police and civilian militas laid siege to the West Papuan student dormitory in Surabaya, East Java. At around 03:20PM the siege began with soldiers and police gathering in large numbers outside the … Continue reading

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