Category: Benny Wenda
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
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…
June 9, 2016
On Wednesday 8th June Benny Wenda and Octovianus Mote of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua were interviewed on ABC New Australia. The interview covered the recent call for an internationally supervised vote on independence for West Papua, membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group and the Pacific Islands Forum,
June 6, 2016
Article appeared in the Asia Pacific Report, 30th May 2016. Octovianus Mote, secretary-general of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, says he has been refused entry to Papua New…
“Indonesia is trying to plant a time bomb and stir up conflict in West Papua but we will stay peaceful”
June 2, 2016
Dear everyone, Recently the world has seen a huge growth in the international solidarity for West Papua’s freedom as we launched a truly historic meeting at the British parliament in Westminster calling for an Internationally Supervised Vote to peacefully determine the future of the West Papuan people. This has fueled…
May 22, 2016
On 3rd May an historic meeting took place in Westminster where political leaders from around the world signed a declaration calling for an internationally supervised vote on independence in West Papua. The meeting gained press coverage around the world and momentum for the new declaration continues to grow.