Online Guerillas — Social Media and the West Papua Liberation Struggle

By Saeed Zeydabadi-Nejad|June 19, 2019|The Pacific|0 comments

Louis Plottel (MA Migration and Diaspora Studies) discusses the use of social media in the West Papuan liberation movement. In the early morning of December 1, 2018, twenty Indonesian construction workers disappeared from their barracks in the Nduga regency of West Papua. The twenty men were held overnight then killed the following morning by their captors, a collection of local residents opposed to the highway which the men had been

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