Category: Benny Wenda
April 5, 2017
Today around 1000 people gathered in Waena in Port Numbay/Jayapura, the capital city of West Papua to launch the manual petition for West Papuan self-determination, supporting the online version. The 5th April 2017 marks exactly 56 years to the day that the Nieuw Guinea Raad or New Guinea Council first met in…
April 2, 2017
On 21st March, West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda met with The Wailers, the band of the legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, in Oxford, United Kingdom.
March 1, 2017
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) leaders Benny Wenda and Octovianus Mote are at the United Nations in Geneva for the High-Level Segment -34th Regular Session Human Rights Council. Along with other senior Pacific delegates from the Pacific Coalition for West Papua.
December 31, 2016
Below is a special Christmas and New Year message by the Nobel Peace Prize Nominated West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda , thanking and encouraging everyone for their continued support for West Papua. This message was originally published as part of our full Christmas and New Year message. “I would
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.
December 18, 2016
This message has been released by West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda ahead of rallies that are planned tomorrow on 19th December in West Papua, rejecting the Indonesian military’s illegal invasion of West Papua exactly 55 years ago on 19th December Dear everyone, I am writing this message as an…
November 28, 2016
Join the Global Flag Raising for West Papua this December 1st. We are calling on ALL our supporters to take part in the biggest global day of action for West Papua so far.
November 14, 2016
In the past couple of weeks, there have been two screenings in London, UK of the Award-Winning documentary, The Road to Home that follows the life of West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda and his peaceful struggle to liberate his people from colonial rule. Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flWP4OM1NY4 The
July 20, 2016
The Road to Home, an award-winning feature length documentary about Benny Wenda will be screening on Australian TV from this November. An agreement has been reached with SBS’s NITV channel for the film to screen 80 times over the next 3 years, starting from 1st November. Produced and directed by British filmmaker…
June 12, 2016
A new website has launched for Benny Wenda, founder of the Free West Papua Campaign and International Spokesman for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua. The new website gives extensive information about Benny Wenda’s background, lobbying, political and legal campaigns, music, latest news and much more. Click on the image below…