The people of #Bougainville voted 98% in favor of full independence from Indonesia in Nov/Dec last year https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_Bougainvillean_independence_referendum
Never heard of the place? Watch #TheCoconutRevolution for a 50 minute dive into the super inspiring native-led, deeply-green struggles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Sl8KJDOqK4&bpctr=1580823726
(p.s. the coconut really has a star role #coconutPower)
CORRECTION: should read
'full independence from Papua New Guinea'
Thanks to @michel_slm for correction
@douginamug while, as an Indonesian in self-imposed exile, I sympathize with such movements, this is actually happening in neighboring Papua New Guinea ~ Indonesian-controlled West Papua has its own separatist movement though.
@michel_slm Oh damn! Thanks for the correction 🤦♂️
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