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On January 1, 2015, two police Mobile Brigade personnel and a Freeport security officer were killed in an attack led by an armed gang (allegedly) affiliated with the “Free Papua” separatist movement. The government immediately deployed a joint security team … Continue reading

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In the Jungle, the Mighty Jungle

The forest near our house is periodically inhabited by elusive Papuans who are heard, but not seen. The sound of their powerful voices, hooting and hollering within the dense tropical vegetation, has a staccato-like rhythm that punctures the air. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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Banti Village

Ally has had the opportunity to travel to some extraordinary places in the short time that we have lived here. Places with a wealth of culture. Places wrought with diversity. ¬†And, places entrenched in history or committed to growing with … Continue reading

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