Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   5 comments
OpEdNews Op Eds

Beheadings and censorship

By       Message Andrew Johnson     Permalink
      (Page 1 of 1 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It Headlined to H4 5/27/13

- Advertisement -
This morning a small news group has published an article titled "Beheadings and dumped bodies pile up as Indonesian special forces rampage again in Tingginambut"

The article tells another chapter in the history of West Papua since the United Nations in 1963 invited Indonesia to administrate the territory on behalf of all the UN members. Death, torture and repression are nothing new to this territory though it should never be acceptable to the 89 UN members that voted to make West Papua a trust territory in 1962.
- Advertisement -

Censorship has been suspected for fifty years by the West Papuan people as hundreds of thousands of their countrymen and women had suffered and died under the UN and Indonesian administration. But today I have discovered that the mere mention of that small news outlet is banned from Facebook and a number of other sites hosted from the United States. Neither facebook nor others have yet explained the dastardly deed which this news group has allegedly committed to deserve being banned and made taboo to facebook users and others.

What is certain is that censorship is still very much alive despite the illusion of a free Internet.
- Advertisement -

Photo from site mentioned above
- Advertisement -


- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It
As an Australian with an interest in West Papua I became involved with human rights advocacy and a decade or two volunteer research into West Papua's history and circumstance. During this time I had to learn about several US corporations and their (more...)

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Go To Commenting
/* The Petition Site */
The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Theft, murder and rape; West Papua's plight and Bob Carr's cruel deceit

White House cover-up and Colonization

Beheadings and censorship

Bob Carr warns Australians