Biggest thank you to all the fabulous crew that donated to the to our crowd funding campaign!

Biggest thank you to all the fabulous crew that donated to the to our crowd funding campaign!

The Freedom Flotilla to West Papua would like to thank you for your support in creating an unprecedented event of creative resistance to the Indonesian occupation of West Papua.

This initiative by Indigenous Elders of Australia and West Papua will build global solidarity and highlight the abuses of human rights and land rights carried out under the occupations of their lands on an international stage.

The whole Free West Papua campaign in Melbourne has been re-invigorated by all the energy people have been putting in to get this Freedom Flotilla happening, making donations, organizing and playing at benefit gigs, and spreading the word about the situation of West Papuans.

With this kind of support, we believe the Freedom Flotilla can plant West Papua firmly on the map of peoples’ consciousness world-wide. The more supporters we have behind it the more we can get the word out to the international public and demonstrate that West Papua’s isolation is not a product of geography, but of artificial barriers created by the occupation against journalists and NGOs.

Again we thank you for investing your money and your belief in this historic event.

Join our list of  supporters via video message, facebook, email, or commenting here, and add your or your communities name to the growing list of supporters from politicians,  unions, campaign groups and musicians.

Thanks for all the work that you’ve done and continue doing that will make this journey possible.

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About unitedstruggleproject

UNITED STRUGGLE PROJECT Objectives: Record music and make music video clips addressing issues face by displaced people with artists in affected areas, including one collaborative song with a representative from each place Forum for displaced people to express their stories through music and video and documentary making Create networks to unite global struggles Create links with artists globally Target racism against refugees in the broader community Background and Inspirations My main motivation is my love of music and belief in social and environmental justice. Music can be used as a tool for change and education to break down walls, create common ground and unite common struggles. Lake Eyre to West Papua Land and Sea Convoy for Peace and Justice Looking at the ancient ways to find the new beginnings… ‘’We were one people, we still are one people, we must up hold our cultural connection, the old land is calling us.’’ Uncle Kevin Buzzacott Arabuna elder.

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