Concept

Free Papua Movement

Summary
The Free Papua Movement or Free Papua Organization (Organisasi Papua Merdeka, OPM, Fri Wes Papua Grup) is a name given to independence movement based on Western New Guinea, seeking the secession of the territory currently administrated by Indonesia as the provinces of Central Papua, Highland Papua, Papua, South Papua, Southwest Papua, and West Papua, also formerly known as Papua, Irian Jaya and West Irian. The movement consists of three elements: a disparate group of armed units each with limited territorial control with no single commander; several groups in the territory that conduct demonstrations and protests; and a small group of leaders based abroad that raise awareness of issues in the territory whilst striving for international support for independence. Since its inception, the OPM has attempted diplomatic dialogue, conducted Morning Star flag-raising ceremonies, and undertaken militant actions as part of the Papua conflict. Supporters routinely display th
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