Papua New Guinea: The slow tides of change – West Papuan refugees, 25 years of exile

JRS Papua New Guinee
Refugees from West Papua in Kiunga Diocese stand in front of their stilted houses, preparing for waters from the river to rise up to the door. They are forced to build their homes on this unwanted land as more than 90 percent of the land in the country is owned by locals. (Photo by Peter Balleis SJ/ JRS) Kiunga, 16 March 2011 – From the banks of the Fly River in the industrial township of Kiunga,...