10. Nov 2011

“Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left To Lose?” – West Papua Declares its Independence, Again

government, Indonesia, InFocus, Papua, politics, Tanah Papua, West Papua

Author: Henri Myrttinen[1] e-mail: [email protected] Introduction On October 19, 2011, in a sports field outside the Papuan provincial capital Jayapura, a solemn declaration was read, proclaiming the independence of West Papua, the restoration of its national symbols, the formation of a new government, the introduction of new national languages and of the Dutch New Guinea […]

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