New Matilda: West Papuan Activists Released After Protest

Alex Rayfield

Two West Papuan men detained during a peaceful march last year have been released after more than a thousand people protested outside a local courthouse.

In dramatic scenes in Serui on the remote West Papuan island of Yapen last wednesday, local community leaders demanded the Indonesian police release two independence activists jailed on charges of rebellion.

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