IBT: Indonesian Threat Forces “The Pog” to Return; West Papuan Celebrate Arrival of Sacred Water and Fire

Sunny Peter

“The Pog,” flagship yacht of the Freedom Flotilla to West Papua, returned to Australian waters, following threats by the Indonesian military. Meanwhile, reports from West Papua say that a number of ceremonies were held to celebrate the arrival of sacred water and fire from the Freedom Flotilla.

As reported earlier, two boats, evading the Indonesian navy had met near the Australia-Indonesia border, to handover sacred water and fire and ceremonially reconnect the indigenous peoples of Australia and West Papua. It marked the completion of the cultural “sacred” mission of the Freedom Flotilla.

Read the full story from the International Business Times

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