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Every religion teaches values of goodness and kindness and has teachings that are intended to create happiness and peace on this earth and in eternity. We hear so many people speak of the importance of peace, but the reality is that it’s not that simple to realise peace in our everyday lives.
In the Papuan province of Indonesia it feels like peace is so far from becoming a reality for the indigenous people who live there. Of late the Cenderawasih XVII Military Commander in West Papua has been coining the phrase “Peace is beautiful” and yet at the same time the Indonesian Armed Forces continue to be the number one culprit committing acts of violence and humanitarian atrocities against the indigenous people of Papua.
Behind the mask of these sweet words the Armed Forces are clearly acting very much against the creation of peace in Papua. Full Story Here