Catholics In Coalition for Justice and Peace

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Take action for West Papua

Posted 10 May 2017 02:00PM

Transnational mining corporations from the US, Britain, Australia, Spain, Sweden and Norway make huge profits from resource-rich West Papua.

We have a responsibility to replicate the important role that international networks played in Timor-Leste's successful independence struggle.

New Internationalist Magazine has listed 10 ways in which you can Take action for West Papua with various international movements that support the West Papuan freedom struggle.

To be up to date about this little-known struggle:

New Internationalist's editor, Danny Chivers has written this month's keynote article Morning star rising about the current prospects for West Papua after 54 years of struggle under Indonesian rule.