There is Nothing ‘Neo’ about the Colonialization of West Papua

Source: https://intercontinentalcry.org/ Last month, a small group of West Papuan prisoners attempted to escape Indonesia’s Abepura prison before being caught and brutally tortured. In the end, two men, Maikel Ilinmaton and Selyus Logo, were killed and eight others were hospitalized…
How land grabbers weaponise indigenous ritual against Papuans

An interview with anthropologist Sophie Chao Source: https://thegeckoproject.org/ Industrial-scale agriculture poses considerable risk to the indigenous peoples of Papua, whose culture and livelihoods are closely linked to the region’s extensive rainforest. Last November, Mongabay and The Gecko Project published an…

Source: AAP, SBS News Seven Pacific island nations have called for a UN investigation into allegations of human rights abuses in Indonesia’s West Papua and Papua provinces, where a separatist movement has simmered for decades. A statement to a session of…