Maire Leadbeater

Information is coming to light about New Zealand's exports to Indonesia's military forces, which are engaged in a long-running and escalating conflict in West Papua, reports Maire Leadbeater.

West Papuans and their supporters around the world traditionally raise the Morning Star flag — the symbol of an independent Papua — on December 1. This is an act of defiance, as flying the flag is outlawed by the occupying Indonesian government.

New Zealand-based West Papua solidarity activist and author Maire Leadbeater looks the new uprising in West Papua and the repression being carried out by Indonesian security forces while governments, including NZ’s, remain silent.

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