from our partners at

by Numbay Media —

Since 1971, Papuan women have been selling vegetables, fruit, fish and spices. They set up business by clearing space in the center of town beside the Anafre River in Jayapura. Later in the years, migrants also came and began trading there. The are became a market. But the local government’s effort to clean up the town center resulted the eviction of the market traders. They have returned again, just to be evicted over and over again.

  • Perempuan Penggali Batu Kapur (Woman Limestone Miner)

    Posted on Jul 28, 2011

  • Arnold Ap's "Sup mowiya"Arnold Ap‘s “Sup mowiya”

    Posted on Nov 25, 2010

  • Agus Alua and the Voices of PapuaAgus Alua and the Voices of Papua

    Posted on Apr 15, 2011

  • In Memory of Agus AluaIn Memory of Agus Alua

    Posted on Jun 14, 2011

  • West Papua Peaceful Rally in JakartaWest Papua Peaceful Rally in Jakarta

    Posted on Aug 03, 2011

Please leave a comment. Keep it nice to other users, and remember, no disrepect tolerated. Yell at the killers, not each other; Criticise the abusers deed, not their race or faith.. And please keep it relevant and punchy.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Create a website or blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: