Permissive Residents: West Papuan refugees living in Papua New Guinea
This book offers another frame through which to view the event of the outrigger landing of 43 West Papuans in Australia in 2006. West Papuans have crossed boundaries to seek asylum since 1962, usually eastward into Papua New Guinea (PNG), and occasionally southward to Australia. Between 1984–86, around 11,000 people crossed into PNG seeking asylum. After the Government of...more
Paperback, 157 pages
Published September 17th 2008 by ANU E Press
(first published September 2008)
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