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A jubilant crowd marches to the historic Crow's Nest on a summit topping Port Vila, the new home of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua. 

“We are all Melanesian,” said Deputy Prime Minister Joe Natuman. “We are family. We regard it as an obligation to help one another.”

Mr Natuman recounted the history of West Papua from post-WWII days, and remarked at the end that the struggle for independence was not only a struggle against colonialism, but a struggle against corporate and commercial interests too.

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