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UN Needs to Act Now

By Herman Wainggai, West Papua Human Rights Center What are the changes that have occurred in the past 55 years since West Papua has been ruled by Indonesia ?  Why do I reflect on my personal journey and write this? Because this has been the reality of the lives of the Papuan people under the

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Nonviolent Struggle in West Papua – Herman Wainggai

This center explores nonviolent resistance to a repressive, colonizing government, focusing on views expressed by the people of West Papua. West Papua is a land with around 300 different languages and is home to ancient cultures including the oldest cultivating society in history. Yet its future is not secure and it faces critical risks. Prior

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The United Nations should treat everyone the same

International public relations can be defined as any efforts made to mutually benefit countries in a region through shared goals. The United Nations (UN) is the international body that unites all nations in the World to promote global peace, harmony, and cohesion. The World Wars and the Cold War saw the need for the integration

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My dream for West Papua – Herman Wainggai

My deepest desire is an independent West Papua I am committed to helping my people realize their struggle for self-determination: freedom for West Papua. I have personally been involved in non-violent activism in my country of West Papua since 1989. My organization and I are both committed to using non-violent action to one day realize

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Help us spread the words

Our mission is to document every human rights violation against indigenous West Papuans so that people around the world read and understand what the Indonesian government doesn’t tell them. However, our effort depends entirely on generation donations from our friends, visitors, and anyone that is interested to know the truth about West Papua. Please take

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