Savage Strikes Back: Rebels of the Forgotten World

Location:Irian Jaya; West Papua
Subject:Independence, politics, history
Length:53 minutes
Format:1/2-inch VHS
Year Released:1991
Director:Claudio von Planta
Library Code:NFVLS
Description:The Papuan Freedom Organisation (OPM) of Irian Jaya has been resisting Indonesian annexation for over twenty years, living in the jungle with the use of only traditional weapons against the might of the Indonesian Army. This is the story of the OPM and its efforts to liberate West New Guinea from Indonesia and achieve independence for its people. Includes interviews with Brigadier-General Bernard Mawen of the OPM and General Abinowo, Indonesian Army Commander of Irian Jaya.
Record No:3240
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