Uncategorized

A TURMOIL OF EMOTIONS

A short piece by Frank Mackanuey on the Black Brothers and West Papuan Freedom

west-papua-protest-011

I am appalled, flabbergasted even sadden that even after 41 years of freedom, independence and self rule we are being dictated by a foreign sovereignty.

At the Independence Celebration where the new version of the Black Brothers (not the Originals bar one) played Police removed the West Papuan flag from some people who carried it.

Freedom of Expression is a QUALIFIED right duly guaranteed under the Constitution of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea.

It is sad to see that some element of Police Force cannot stand defend the Constitutional right of Expression. It’s not only sad from a West Papuan perspective but it is sure sign of a dangerous trend developing where the Police Force are ENFORCING the WISHES of a foreign sovereignty and NOT seen to protection our Constitutional right.

Freedom of Expression is a Qualified right.

The Police Force must DEFEND it when foreign elements are seen abusing it. The Force must PROTECT it and allow Png citizens to exercise it freely.

0 comments on “A TURMOIL OF EMOTIONS

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: