Life as a Freedom Fighter in the Country that Once Colonized You



The struggle for West Papuan liberation is fought not only within the country, but also in the diaspora, applying international pressure. Here, Raki Ap describes the efforts of the Free West Papua Campaign in the Netherlands—the former colonizer of West Papua and, in many ways, one of the states most responsible for the ongoing occupation of the country by Indonesia.

This text is part of The Funambulist 42 (July-August 2022). It will be available for reading to all subscribers on July 4, 2022.

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The Free West Papua Campaign in front of the International Court of Justice in The Hague on August 15, 2021.