West Papua leader Benny Wenda receives freedom of Oxford, Indonesia condemns decision

West Papua leader Benny Wenda. Picture: BBC

LONDON, 19 JULY 2019 (BBC NEWS/ANTARA) – The exiled leader of an Indonesian separatist group has been awarded the freedom of the city of Oxford. City councillors honoured West Papua independence leader Benny Wenda, who was granted UK asylum in 2002. The Foreign Office said the decision “has no bearing on UK government policy” and […]

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