Free West Papua

Australia’s closest geographical neighbour is the world’s second-largest island, New Guinea.  The eastern half of this island is the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, and the western half is West Papua, now consisting of two Indonesian provinces. In 1975, Papua New Guinea was declared independent after decades of overlapping German, British, and Australian administration, and the post-war union of the Papua and New Guinea territories in 1949. In the same year, The Dutch attempted to leave behind an independent West Papuan nation when departing the region after 149 years of colonial rule.  Indonesia, however, claimed rights of sovereignty over West … Continue reading Free West Papua

Dead Families For Tony

Following on from ‘Sending Pictures To Tony‘ and ‘Another Picture For Tony‘, I’ve sent a third tweet to the ‘Prime Minister’ of the once-great and proud nation of Australia.  This time containing images of another dead family with innocent kids in Sri Lanka. There is a black van waiting for me in the car park… Anyway, here is today’s virtual placard for the ‘Prime Minister’: Pretty damn sure he won’t be seeing these, as his minders shield him from any and all interrogation, especially if it is related to issues he doesn’t much care for – like human rights… Doing … Continue reading Dead Families For Tony

Another Picture For Tony

Following on from ‘Sending Pictures To Tony‘, I’ve sent a second tweet depicting some horror from Sri Lanka, our new friends and recent recipients of some floating military hardware. Not expecting a response… Anyway, here is my latest virtual placard for the ‘Prime Minister’: No-one has come to collect me yet…  Good morning, Tony! AsGrayAsGray Continue reading Another Picture For Tony