Media, Interviews, Audio, Video Resources
Here you will find a sample of Media interviews I have done over the last few years. There are many more, but that is what google is for.
20th April 2006 – The Wire – National Community Radio.
September 12, 2006: ABC RN World Today: Papuan activists reject ICG report.
November 2006: Channel 4 UK Unreported World – Rainforest Warriors (worked as fixer to get journalists inside and out of West Papua for this program) – audio.. Reporter: Evan Williams.
Nick Chesterfield, a spokesman for the Australia-based Free West Papua Campaign, says the Pacific region is naturally sympathetic to the Papuan cause, along with a substantial number of Australians.
But he warns that Indonesia’s growing political influence in the region, and Australia’s nervousness over its own relations with Jakarta, have combined to intimidate the region into keeping silent.
2005: Hack- Triple J – interview on West Papuans gaoled for raising Morning Star Flag.
8th April 2006: 2SER Radio interview with Nick Chesterfield from the Free West Papua Campaign (Melbourne).
Joyce joins doubters on border bill The Age – May 12, 2006
Papuans ‘hiding’ after boat sinking –The Age – Apr 26, 2006
PM – Melanesian student group jailed in Indonesia for peaceful protest ABC Online – Apr 28, 2008
Interview with Jeff Waters, ABC Australia Network, May 2008. In West Papua the Indonesian forces continue to oppress Papuans. Eleven more political prisoners are being detained, intimidated and tortured – simply for speaking out and raising their flag. Australia Network NewsHour report by Jeff Waters.
Indonesians accused of torture The Age – Jun 27, 2006
Papua New Guinea bishop: “Islamic extremists coming to West Papua” asianews.it – Mar 27, 2006
The Defence Minister- Joel Fitzgibbon- has announced that Australia is “more than happy” to help Indonesia build it’s defence force. The deal is expected to bring Indonesia and Australia even closer together, with Australian military companies setting up shop in the archipelago. This is despite ongoing reports of military human rights abuses in West Papua, and the failure of the Indonesian government to bring any military personel to real justice for abuses in Aceh and East Timor. Featured in story: Jacob Rumbiak- West Papuan Activist, Dr Clinton Fernandes-Senior Politics Lecturer, Australian Defence Force Academy and Nick Chesterfield – human rights activist.
RNZI Dateline Pacific: TNI increasingly blamed for Papua violence
Interview on RNZI Dateline Pacific Friday, April 17, about bombs, election violence and deteriorating Human Rights and Security situation in West Papua. Johnny Blades reports that the finger is being pointed to the Indonesian military for waves of increasing violence across West Papua.
Victor Yeimo, West Papua National Front; Socratez Sofyan Yoman, President West Papuan Baptist Union; Nick Chesterfield, Australia based West Papua activist; Agus Alua, Chairman, MRP (Papuan People’s Assembly). …
7 Oct 2010 … Nick Chesterfield of West Papua Media told Al Jazeera that if …
abc.net.au18 Jan 2006 … NICK CHESTERFIELD: I got phone calls pretty much simultaneously from … NICK CHESTERFIELD: Sorry, they did tell me how many people were on …
theage.com.au9 Nov 2006 … Free West Papua campaigners Nick Chesterfield and Jacob Rumbiak say the treaty with Indonesia will thwart human rights controls in the …
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abc.net.au11 May 2006 … Free Papua activist Nick Chesterfield says we have every reason to believe … NICK CHESTERFIELD: Because this is totally consistent with …
Sydney Morning Herald – Nov 30, 2008
Indonesian refugees return to their… – The Age
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