The Australian: Papua activists risk years in jail

Joel Magarey

ACTIVISTS of the “Freedom Flotilla” left Thursday Island yesterday bound for disputed waters off West Papua and a probable ocean confrontation with Indonesian forces, defying a “final warning” that they could be jailed in Indonesia for 20 years.

The six sailors who will take the final, perilous leg of the journey expect to reach Indonesian waters within two to five days, as reports emerge of increased troop movements and vessel interceptions at their destination port.

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