Category: Benny Wenda
May 11, 2017
As part of his visit to Aoteaora New Zealand, on 10th May West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda attended an historic meeting of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua (IPWP). At the New Zealand Parliament (Pāremata Aotearoa) in Wellington, the IPWP launched the Westminster Declaration for an Internationally Supervised Vote…
May 8, 2017
On 4th May, legendary Pacific artist J BOOG met with friends and family members of West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda, in Oxford United Kingdom. A world famous musician of Samoan origin, J BOOG has inspired the people of West Papua and people across the Pacific with his promotion of…
April 30, 2017
In a recent interview for the New Internationalist magazine in their fantastic new issue all about West Papua, Benny Wenda spoke out about the reality of press freedom in West Papua
April 25, 2017
This statement has been released by West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda as a message for ANZAC Day which has considerable importance for the people of West Papua and the rest of the Pacific, as well as to Australia and New Zealand Today, we remember those who have fallen. Today,…
April 21, 2017
From May 1st to May 3rd there will be a Global Action for West Papua as demonstrations take place across the world, calling for full Press Freedom in West Papua. We are calling on YOU to join us in shining light on the media blackout in West Papua. Day of…
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.