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Eben Kirksey
Eben Kirksey earned his Ph.D. from the University of California-Santa Cruz and is currently a Mellon Fellow at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City. His first book, Freedom in Entangled Worlds: West Papua and the Architecture of Global Power, will be published by Duke University Press on March 30, 2012.

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Obama: Do the Right Thing for West Papua

0 Comments | Posted March 20, 2012 | 11:15 AM

On Friday five indigenous leaders in West Papua, the half of New Guinea under Indonesian rule, were charged with "treason." They were each sentenced to three years in prison for peacefully protesting the government. Barack Obama raised the issue of human rights in West Papua last November when he...

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