Advertising Console

    Papuans concerned over renewed US-Indonesia military ties

    Repost
    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    4.3K
    43 views
    Around 200 people raised the Morning Star flag in Indonesia's Papua province in December 2001, in a symbolic move to mark the Papuan independence campaign that has been pursued since 1962.
    1
    Filep Karma was arrested at that ceremony and jailed 15 years for flying the outlawed Papua flag.

    And he warns, in a secretly recorded interview with Al Jazeera, that the decision to renew military co-operation between the US and Indonesia could have dangerous consequences for the Papuan people.

    Step Vaessen reports. (July 31, 2010)