REVIEW: Noted: Powerful, unadulterated insight into West Papua

  • Kendall Louise Hutt Auckland University of Technology

Abstract

The Earth Cries Out, by Bonnie Etherington. Auckland: Vintage, 2017, 285 pages. ISBN 978-0-14-377065-7

BONNIE ETHERINGTON'S debut novel, The Earth Cries Out, may be fiction, but it tells the true, powerful, story of West Papua, a nation separated from its Pacific brothers and sisters by Indonesian repression. The novel also serves as a useful background tool for journalists and provides them with an opportunity to learn of the human rights violations in West Papua. 

Keywords: colonisation, human rights, journalism, Indonesia, reviews, self-determination, West Papua,

Author Biography

Kendall Louise Hutt, Auckland University of Technology
Kendall Hutt is the contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch for 2017.
The Earth Cries Out cover
Published
17-01-2018
How to Cite
Hutt, K. (  ). REVIEW: Noted: Powerful, unadulterated insight into West Papua. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 23(1), 277-279. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.24135/pjr.v23i1.324