REVIEW: Noted: Powerful, unadulterated insight into West Papua

  • Kendall Louise Hutt Auckland University of Technology
Keywords: colonisation, human rights, journalism, Indonesia, reviews, self-determination, West Papua,


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. 


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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
How to Cite
Hutt, K. L. (2017). REVIEW: Noted: Powerful, unadulterated insight into West Papua. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 23(1), 277-279.