Sat, 28 Nov 2020 18:37:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 32 32 West Papua Flag Raising Sat, 28 Nov 2020 18:32:51 +0000 December 1st 2020

LOS ANGELES, CA– Come raise the flag at the Indonesian Consulate on Tuesday, December 1st, 12 PM noon at the MURAL near the parking entrance of the Indonesian Consulate on Mariposa.Come join us for this action, wear your solidarity masks… or drive by and shout “Merdeka!”

On 1st December 1961, the West Papuan flag was officially raised by the newly formed West Papuan army. A national government and police force were also formed. Just 18 months after the West Papuan flag was raised as the Dutch began preparing West Papua for full independence, the Indonesian military invaded West Papua on May 1963 with full support from the USA.

In 1968, Indonesia forced a fraudulent vote under gunpoint with the “Act of Free Choice.” Support a new referendum, support a Free West Papua. Indonesia is not Melanesia.

Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Los Angeles
3457 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Redux Wed, 07 Oct 2020 17:40:49 +0000 Nearly ten years of some pretty fine analysis around Hawai’i and Pacific political and economic writing went down the drain after a system wide hack that corrupted the Statehood Hawaii, Save Rapanui, Moana Nui and Imipono websites. I’m going to be slowly reposting relevant articles on a new website, the

The benefit of losing these websites is that many of them were scattered and unstructured, so rebuilding these sites at least allows for greater organization.