Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz
Photographs by David Robie and Bernard Agape in Jakarta
The World Press Freedom Day organisers, UNESCO and the Indonesian Press Council, marginalised the highly sensitive issue of West Papuan media and human rights violations in Jakarta last week.
But they failed to silence West Papuan media freedom advocates.
This seminar, at one of the other WPFD cluster of hotels, was a resounding success at raising the issues.
Free Press in West Papua
8. Panel: Victor Mambor (from right); human rights lawyer Usman Hamid (centre) of Amnesty International Indonesia; and David Robie. Image: Bernard Agapa
9. PMC’s David Robie (from left); a human rights lawyer; and Jubi chief editor Victor Mambor. Image: Bernard Agapa
10. PMC’s Dr David Robie; flanked on his right by human rights lawyer Veronica Korman; and on his right Image: Bernard Agapa