Indonesia accused of arresting more than 1,000 in West Papua

Indonesian police have been accused of arresting more than 1,000 people at rallies in West Papua demanding an independence referendum.

Part of Indonesia’s easternmost Papua province on New Guinea island, West Papua is ethnically distinct from the rest of the country and was annexed by Indonesia in 1969. Many Papuans consider the takeover to have been an illegal land grab.

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Indonesia accused of arresting more than 1,000 in West Papua was originally published on PAPUA MERDEKA! News

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