Australia’s criminal role in Bougainville war exposed in revealing interview

Image: The signing of the Bougainville Peace Agreement August 30th 2001 with the then Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Mekere Morauta (3rd L) and president of the Bougainville Peoples' Congress Joseph Kabui (2nd L). (Reuters, file photo)

The signing of the Bougainville Peace Agreement August 30th 2001 with the then Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Mekere Morauta (3rd L) and president of the Bougainville Peoples’ Congress Joseph Kabui (2nd L). (Reuters)

Bougainville: the forgotten war

ABC Late Night Live

There are moves to re-open the Bougainville Copper Limited mine that was at the centre of the decade long conflict in that province during the 1990s. There are estimates of 20,000 people killed during this time and many more today carry with them the atrocities they witness. Over the years evidence has emerged detailing how state corporate decisions turned into state corporate crimes.

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