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In pictures: Papua gets connected
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Without phone connections or frequent visits from outsiders, getting information from areas like this used to be slow and difficult.

Now rights workers say the radio station will make it easier to connect with the outside world - to share allegations of abuses, develop the local economy and stay in touch with events outside of Papua.

People may have been isolated for generations, but many are keen to know what is happening in Jakarta and beyond.

Words and pictures: Lucy Williamson

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