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West Papua: the facts

Putting the most important information about West Papua at your fingertips.

Filed in: Indonesia West Papua

‘We are ready’: why West Papuan independence isn't just a dream

What would a free West Papua look like? Independence leaders from the government-in-waiting lay out their visions for a free country.

Filed in: Indonesia West Papua

10 easy ways you can take action for West Papua

There are quick but important things we all can do to support the West Papuan freedom struggle.

Filed in: Indonesia West Papua

Morning star rising

After 54 years of struggle under Indonesian rule, is freedom finally in sight for West Papua? Danny Chivers investigates.

Filed in: Indonesia West Papua

West Papuan voices from the ground

How does living under the occupation affect the lives of ordinary West Papuans? Veronica Koman spoke to five current residents of West Papua to hear their stories.

Filed in: Human Rights Society West Papua

Sacrifice Zone: BP, Freeport and the West Papuan independence struggle

Connor Woodman reveals the ties that bind transnational mining companies to the Indonesian occupation.

Filed in: Human Rights Indonesia Pollution West Papua

The drumbeat of West Papuan resistance

‘The struggle is in the song, and the song is in the struggle.’ West Papuan musician Ronny Kareni explains the vital role of Melanesian culture in the fight for freedom.

Filed in: Music West Papua

Pressed into silence: West Papua, Indonesia & World Press Freedom Day

The Indonesian government is notorious for restricting journalism within the occupied territory of West Papua – something that West Papuan journalist Victor Mambor and Cyril Payen of France24 have both experienced.

Filed in: Indonesia West Papua

Pacific Coalition for West Papua addresses UN Human Rights Council

Pressure mounts on Indonesia as pacific nations bring grave abuses in West Papua to UN and support calls for self-determination. Kate Gething-Lewis and Andrew Butler report.

Filed in: West Papua

Bikini was just the beginning, bombs still threaten the islanders

John Pilger visits the Marshall Islands and its bomb survivors, still blighted by US nuclear weapons.

Filed in: Marshall Islands United States

The Nauru Files: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the country’s prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Refugees

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