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The people of this small island managed to fight off mine owners and the Papua New Guinean army for years, initially with stick weapons before capturing modern weaponry... Watch the Coconut Revolution! ✊ 🥥 ✊

They had an independence referendum in 2019—which was almost unanimous for independence bougainville-referendum.org/

As this nascant nation forms, already the vultures are circling for the islands $84Bn of Copper and Gold reserves... 😰

abc.net.au/news/2019-12-14/bou

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