Category Archives: Former Dutch New Guinea: aftermath

The Human Tragedy of West Papua

The suspicious death of a rebel leader is the latest in a long line of alleged human rights abuses. By Gemima Harvey January 15, 2014 The people of West Papua have been calling for self-determination for half a century – … Continue reading

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JFK library to release last of his secret tapes (John F. Kennedy)

“On one recording, made days before Kennedy’s assassination, he asks staffers to schedule a meeting in a week. He tells them he’s booked for the weekend, with no time to meet with an Indonesian general then, either.” Read more in … Continue reading

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HELP to protect the Papuas of West New Guinea themselves against the Indonesian agression!!!

Dutch stamp: HOLLAND “Give the Papuas a tank” Picture courtesy Humphrey King in Flickr. Het door nederland gepleegde verraad ten aanzien van de papoeas in west nieuw guinea “The betrayal by the Netherlands in respect of the Papuans in West … Continue reading

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Het door Nederland gepleegde verraad ten aanzien van de Papoeas in West Nieuw Guinea

The betrayal by the Netherlands in respect of the Papuans in West New Guinea Onderstaand stuk is gepubliceerd in de Volkskrant en is geschreven door Michel Maas, uitgezonderd de koptekst. Ook na 50 jaar voelen de Papoea’s zich nog steeds … Continue reading

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The suffering of Biak (West New Guinea 1974)

“They put in jute bags, thrown into the sea and many women were first raped.” Dr. C. Lagerberg The core of the resistance of the coastal Papuans, that since the mid-19th century by the Protestant Mission in civilization were brought, … Continue reading

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West Papua Media Alerts Exposing and holding abusers to account in Papua

Latest Australia Involved in Military Operations in Paniai, West Papua EXCLUSIVE REPORT FROM WEST PAPUA MEDIA 21 December 2011 Alex Rayfield Human Rights Defenders in West Papua accuse the Australian Government and an Australian-owned mining company, Paniai Gold, of being … Continue reading

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Massive Indonesian offensive displaces thousands in Paniai as helicopters attack and raze villages (WEST NEW GUINEA)

Thousands of people have reportedly fled in terror from a large area in Paniai, West Papua as a massive combined Police and military offensive attacked villages on December 13, attempting to break armed resistance from pro-independence guerrillas. Credible human rights … Continue reading

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