Category: Act of Free Choice
February 25, 2016
The meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua Yesterday, the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on West Papua met to discuss the situation in West Papua and the ongoing struggle of the West Papuan people for self-determination. This is the second meeting of…
February 19, 2016
Our friends at Free West Papua Campaign-WA (Western Australia) have made this moving and powerful informative video about the West Papuan genocide and the illegal Indoensian occupation of the country. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeetVvqKelw Featuring a traditional freedom song by a West Papuan musician, this video explains in simple
January 27, 2016
A new and inspiring documentary, Punks for West Papua has recently been released, following the punk rock community of Australia who have united in force to support the people of West Papua and the struggle for freedom. Watch the trailer for the ground breaking new documentary here Last year, the
January 19, 2016
It is very encouraging that the United States government is showing concern at the terrible human rights situation in occupied West Papua where it is estimated over 500,000 West Papuan people have been killed ever since West Papua was illegally annexed by Indonesia in 1969.
January 6, 2016
West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda recently wrote a Press Release condemning threats and blame from the Head of the Indonesian Police and the Head of the Indonesian Intelligence Agency. Following their response to this Press Release, Benny Wenda released a second Press Statement, quesioning who the real liars are
More than 700 West Papuan people persecuted – Human Rights abuses in West Papua have increased under Jokowi
December 18, 2015
In the one year that Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been in office, human rights violations in West Papua have increased and even the National Human Rights Commission has stated that in this year more than 700 West Papuans have been persecuted through being arrested, beaten, and tortured.
December 18, 2015
Folloiwng the raid on Manyobi village on Yapen Island in West Papua, shocking details have emerged of a massacre of West Papuan villagers. 8 West Papuan people were shot, 2 more were shot dead and 2 more tortured to death
November 20, 2015
Today West Papuan Independence Leader and Spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) met with Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Cape Town, South Africa. Archbishop Desmond Tutu told Benny Wenda “The people of West Papua and their struggle are in my prayers”
October 27, 2015
A new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on West Papua has been launched in the British Parliament. Politicians from the governing and opposition parties yesterday joined together to form the APPG inside the British Parliament. Following the official launch the 1st meeting was held…
October 16, 2015
A new All Party Parliamentary Group for West Papua is being set up this month and we are calling on all UK friends and supporters to please write to their MP and ask them to join this important group.