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Indonesia: AMP Call for Veronica Koman’s ‘Suspect’ Status to be Revoked & Unconditional Release of 6 Activists

Received and translated on 05.09.19: Papua Students Alliance (AMP) Call for Immediate Revocation of Veronica Koman’s ‘Suspect’ Status and the Unconditional Release of the 6 Activists East Java Regional Police Chief Inspector General Luki Hermawan has named Veronica Koman a … Continue reading

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Oulx, Italy: Papua Merdeka! Solidarity with West Papua (Italian / French / English)

Received on 05.09.19: Papua Merdeka! [ITA] Nel 1963, L’Indonesia ha ottenuto la sua indipendenza dai Paesi Bassi. Allo stesso tempo, il territorio del Papua Occidentale, culla del popolo melanesiano, è passato sotto il controllo militare indonesiano. Per la populazione del … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Indonesia: Position Statement of the Papua Students Alliance (AMP)

Position Statement of the Papua Students Alliance Central Committee: We Call for the Right to Self-Determination as a Democratic Solution for the People of West Papua Dear people of West Papua who love freedom and independence. Racism and the mention … 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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Makassar, Indonesia: Solidarity Action for West Papuans

Received on 22.08.19: Makassar, Indonesia, August 21st, 2019: Dozens of Makassar citizens took direct action (blocking the road) in front of the Hasanuddin University to convey solidarity with West Papuans who received racist acts and violence from the military, police … 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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