Title:Savage Strikes Back: The Rebels Of The Forgotten World (Irian Jaya)
Date:2nd September 1991
Summary:In the jungles of West Papua almost a million local tribespeople have fought for 25 years in a battle over military occupation and the controversial 'transmigration programme' which would lead to their compulsory resettlement. Despite having only traditional weapons such as spears,bows and arrows and axes they take on the Indonesian Army which has also banned TV crews from reporting the conflict.
Description:Shows the resistance offered by the indigenous West Papuan (formerly Irian Jayan) people to Indonesia's military occupation and transmigration policy. Armed only with traditional weapons such as spears,bows and arrows and axes,they have taken on the might of the Indonesian army. Television crews have been banned from reporting the conflict which has lasted some 25 years.