IBT: Freedom Flotilla to West Papua Tactically Changes Plan to Dodge Indonesian Navy;

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Evading the Indonesian navy, two boats met near the Australia-Indonesia border, to ceremonially reconnect the indigenous peoples of Australia and West Papua and handover sacred water and ashes carried onboard the Freedom Flotilla, to be presented to West Papuan leaders. This marks the successful completion of the “scared mission” of the Freedom Flotilla, which travelled 5000 km beginning in Lake Eyre, late Aug, a press release issued on Friday said.

The Freedom Flotilla to West Papua sought to build global solidarity for the self-determination of West Papuans and highlight the abuses of human rights and land rights carried out, under what the organisers called, Indonesian occupation of West Papua.

Read the full article from International Business Times

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