Up to 7,000 West Papuans live in refugee villages, separated from their homeland by the wide, despoiled Fly River
It’s 35 years since Agapitus Kiku decided he didn’t want a future without freedom.
As a young man he’d been pressed into a work gang, bristling under the watch of Indonesian soldiers whose authority over his tribal country, in the south-east corner of the vast contested province then called Irian Jaya, he refused to recognise. Continue reading
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