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MIL-Evening Report: UN official defends West Papuan rights – free speech, peaceful assembly

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Global, Human Rights, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Morning Star, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, UN News, United Nations, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: UN official defends West Papuan rights – free speech, peaceful assembly

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan rights to freedom of speech and peaceful assembly have been defended by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in a response to the mass arrests of Papuan protesters during flag raising ceremonies earlier this month. “These are indigenous people at the end of the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian police arrest more than 500 over West Papua flag demos

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Morning Star, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Surabaya, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan flag, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian police arrest more than 500 over West Papua flag demos

By Arnold Belau in Jayapura and Wahyoe Boediwardhana in Surabaya More than 500 Papuans in several cities across Indonesia and West Papua were arrested following rallies at the weekend marking December 1 to commemorate what many Papuans claim to be the birth of West Papua nation in 1961. The lawyer of the arrested Papuans, Veronica […]

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MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan ‘independence day’ – nationalist thugs attack rally in Surabaya

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  Act of Free Choice, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, CTF, David Robie, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Independence, KB, Lead, melanesian solidarity, MIL OSI, Morning Star, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, referendum, Reportage, West Papua, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan ‘independence day’ – nationalist thugs attack rally in Surabaya

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – From the Pacific Media Centre By Tony Firman of Tirto in Surabaya A protest action by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Indonesia’s East Java provincial capital of Surabaya yesterday demanding self-determination for West Papua has been attacked by a group of ormas (social or mass […]

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