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Date: March 27, 2013 Time : 15 : 00 – 16 : 00
Place: Jonson Center Room 244, George Mason University, Fairfax Campus .
This event will be held on the 2nd floor of the Johnson Center.
GMU senior Amy Frazier will give a speech about West Papua, and her experiences learning about the issues faced there through working with Herman Wainggai. She will especially be focusing on the importance of informing the American people about the struggle in West Papua.
She will introduce Non-violent West Papuan activist and Visiting Scholar, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University. Herman Wainggai, a West Papuan leader and former political prisoner with experience of life both before and after assertions of state and corporate control into his peoples’ territories, will share the character, viability and qualities of life in a locally self-governing and sustainable culture, as well as his peoples’ nonviolent resistance to armed and violent oppression.
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Credit : Amy Frazier