Report by David Robie. This article was first published on Café Pacific

The arrests of more than 1600 protesters in West Papua earlier this week are part of a
broader systematic oppression of Papuans by the Indonesian government. Pictured are many detained protesters in the Mobile Brigade compound at Kotaraja, Jayapura.  Photo: Tabloid Jubi

OPINION: By Rev Benny Giay

LAST MONDAY, Indonesian police arrested more than 1600 people
in Jayapura, Papua. They were