West Papua Background

a database for journalists

Timeline 1945 – 1970

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Confused about locations? Jump to the map of West Papua.

Do not understand the acronyms? Click here for the West Papua Glossary.

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and here for a timeline of 1995 to 2015.

Is there an event you do not see on this timelines that you believe should be added. Please comment below.