West Papua refugees share their stories at Lithgow forum

Bas Fairio and Sonny Karubaba
West Papuan refugees Bas Fairio and Sonny Karubaba shared their stories with members of the community at the Lithgow and District Workmen’s Club on Saturday, December 8. Event organiser, Lithgow RN and West Papuan human rights advocate Anthony Craig, said he hoped their stories would encourage people to learn more about the plight of West Papuan refugees and to advocate for change. Mr...

Local nurse organises conference on West Papua

Patianus Kogoya, Roger Bowen and Lithgow's Anthony Craig with the Morning Star flag of West Papua outside the Lithgow City Council. Picture: HOSEA LUY
Phoebe Moloney Lithgow resident and local nurse Anthony Craig has organised a series of speakers to present at Lithgow Workmen’s Club on an issue close to his heart.  Three speakers, including Walkley-award winning journalist Mark Davis, will take the stage at a forum on West Papua on Saturday, February 3.  The speakers will be addressing the conflict and human rights abuses in...