Showing a film made from footage taken during the journey by land and boat from Lake Eyre to West Papua.
AWPA SA has arranged for a community bus with Melbourne based West Papuan activists to come and show this film; Talk about the impact of this successful and inventive public mass action that had Indonesia asking Australia to stop the boats and mobilizing its Navy and Army to stop them arriving. This action galvanized massive rallies to be held in West Papua in support.
Speakers will talk about more recent events and future campaigns.
Arabunna aboriginal elder, Uncle Kevin Buzzacott, who accompanied the West Papuans the entire way, will be present with Jacob Rumbiak, West Papua Foreign Affairs spokesperson. West Papuan performers from TABURA who have performed at Womadelaide and other international festivals will provide a cultural performance of singing and dancing.
Saturday 14th June from 7pm
Bowden Brompton Community Centre 19 Green St, Brompton
Entry $15/10 to cover cost of bus travel and raise funds for West Papuan Human Rights Campaigns
Please bring a plate for supper and let us know you are coming for seating arrangements.
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