July 8, 2017
We have received urgent reports from West Papua that between 30th June and 6th July, over 130 West Papuan people were arrested and many of them tortured, by the Indonesian police for peaceful actions.
May 26, 2017
This statement has been written by West Papuan Independence leader Benny Wenda after Indonesian police officers brutally tortured Nareki Kogoya from the Human Rights Commission. It brings more sadness for the people of West Papua to learn that another innocent West Papuan person has been brutally tortured by the…
April 24, 2017
More urgent news from West Papua According to local reports and eyewitnesses, on 20th April West Papuan man Ulis Torot was shot by the Indonesian police in Aifat, Sorong, near the famous Raja Ampat Islands in West Papua. According to TabloidJubi, Ulis Torot was shot after an argument with…
April 23, 2017
URGENT – West Papuan man brutally tortured and beaten by the Indonesian military and police with stones, wires and boots for no apparent reason. We have received urgent reports from West Papua that West Papuan man Yance Pigome has been tortured by members of the Indonesian authorities in Enarotali…
April 12, 2017
Overview 2017 is currently progressing as another dismal year for media access in West Papua as the false promise of Indonesian President Joko Widodo in 2015 to allow foreign journalist’s access to West Papua has fallen further into disregard.
March 20, 2017
The Indonesian government has deported and banned Jean Frank Pierre, 45, and Basille Marie Longhamp, 42, from West Papua after they entered West Papua “on a tourist visa”. http://asiapacificreport.nz/…/two-french-journalists-depor…/ The two French journalists that were deported are Franck Jean Pierre Escudie and Basille Marie Longghampr. Based on the results…
December 24, 2016
The Free West Papua Campaign would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! It’s been an incredible year for West Papua with so much momentum and support increasing from around the world.
Media Alert: Over 500 people arrested for calling for West Papua’s full MSG membership and rejecting Indonesia’s invasion
December 19, 2016
Today 19th December, rallies took place across West Papua to show support for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua at the MSG, as well as rejecting the Indonesian military’s illegal invasion of West Papua exactly 55 years ago on 19th December.