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The Road: Uprising in West Papua

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John Martinkus

John Martinkus is a four-time Walkley Award–nominated investigative reporter on the Asia and Middle East regions. His eyewitness account of East Timor’s struggle for independence, A Dirty Little War, was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s …

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Praise for The Road

The Road is the clear, concise and articulate account of a people who for six decades have faced the might of the Indonesian military. It is a great read – beautiful, almost angelic writing of tragic yet hopeful stories from an author who has literally put his life on the line to tell us of an all but hidden war on our doorstep.’ —Damien Kingsbury, Professor of International Politics, Deakin University

‘A masterclass in long form journalism.’ —Law Society Journal

‘It is clear in its analysis, crisply written and genuine boots-on-the-ground reporting … This is urgent, dramatic investigative journalism at it best.’ —The Saturday Age

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