Crying Freedom
the website

Foundational facts to substantiate Vivi's story, political analysis, and an urgent call to action

FACTS BEHIND THE STORY

A growing list of academic references and factual evidence of atrocities that inspired the illustrated novel Crying Freedom

TAKE ACTION NOW!

How you can volunteer or donate from anywhere to help save the Land and Melanesian peoples of West Papua

BONUS DIALOGUE

More fireside talks on Indonesia’s military democracy and possible paths to justice for West Papuans

This site provides a factual basis for the fictional story Crying Freedom: An illustrated tribute to 50 years of peaceful protest in West Papua. From a true historical perspective, this is an urgent call to end militarized commerce, christian persecution and the rapid obliteration of climate-critical forests, ancient cultures and exotic ecosystems in this massive but well-hidden nation.
Take action now to help the courageous and peace-loving people of West Papua regain their freedom!
PAPUA MERDEKA!

What’s in this website?

Facts Supporting the Story

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You Can Take Action!

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Bonus Story Dialogue / Analysis

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Historical References

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Donate to NGOs for West Papua

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Author’s Blog / Rev. Peter Woods

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