A report claims Australia provided Indonesia with helicopters which were used used to carry out ‘genocidal’ attacks in West Papua. (Transcript from World News Australia Radio) A report claims Australia provided Indonesia with helicopters which were used used to carry…

A report claims Australia provided Indonesia with helicopters which were used used to carry out ‘genocidal’ attacks in West Papua. (Transcript from World News Australia Radio) A report claims Australia provided Indonesia with helicopters which were used used to carry…

Indigenous Papuans still fight for self-determination, more than 40 years after Indonesia acquired the territory in a sham ballot Indonesia officially acquired West Papua in 1969, after a sham ballot on independence in which only a handful of the local population were…

West Papuan independence leader Willy Mandowen joined Jana Wendt in the studio. Updated 23 Aug 2013 JANA WENDT: Willy Mandowen, Indonesia is offering you a form of autonomy; what`s wrong with the offer? WILLY MANDOWEN, WEST PAPUAN INDEPENDENCE LEADER: It`s insignificant,…

The 19th Melanesian Spearhead Group Leaders summit has integrated into its agenda the issue of the movement of West Papua. Incoming chair and FLNKS representative at the Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) Caroline Manchoro said currently MSG’s stand is only to…

In 1983, Andy Ayamiseba and the rest of the Black Brothers band descended from their flight to Port Vila’s Bauer Field airport, to be greeted by the entire cabinet of the newly fledged government of Vanuatu. They were, by Melanesian…