West Papuans Talk Justice On Election Day

Jenny Denton

On Election Day, West Papuan activists spread a message of hope and freedom in Melbourne to raise awareness of the Freedom Flotilla, writes Jenny Denton

“Why are we making boats?” four-year-old Lamech asks his mum.

“Because your dad and I came here on a boat,” she tells him as she wrestles with a double page of Saturday’s Age and a sheet of origami instructions. He seems satisfied with the answer and races off, paper-boat hat on head, clutching a model of a Sea Shepherd pirate ship someone has brought along.

See the full story and photos at New Matilda


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