100 Juta Suara Dukung "REFERENDUM" West Papua

4 Mei 2011

Papuans renew calls for Independence

Thousands of people have joined mass rallies in cities and towns around Papua to mark the handover from UN to Indonesian control in 1963.
Demo Referendum For West Papua
In a direct challenge to Jakarta, the demonstrators are calling for a new referendum on independence.
The rallies also mark the rise of younger activists impatient with the lack of progress over decades of demanding a fairer deal from Indonesia.

Presenter: Karon Snowdon
Speaker: Victor Yeimo from the West Papua National Committee; Camilia Webb-Gannon, Coordinator of Sydney University's West Papua Project
SNOWDON: On May 1st 1963 the United Nations handed over the administration of Papua to Indonesia.