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

Author: Henri Myrttinen[1] e-mail: henrimyrttinen@gmail.com 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