Category: Campaign news
August 29, 2018
Last year international human rights attorney Melinda Janki said “It is not a question of if but when West Papuans will be granted a genuine act of self-determination.” On the long road to independence the diplomatic efforts of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has positioned them to
August 21, 2018
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Spokesperson Jacob Rumbiak released a statement and video showing hundreds of students at Cenderawasih University in West Papua refusing to register for school unless their Melanesian identity was recognized. In a show of solidarity, both Indonesian and Melanesian students banned together
March 14, 2018
Could YOU use your talents or do something you’ve never done to raise support for West Papua? Could YOU take the #FreeWestPapuaChallenge? Over the years, around the world people have undertaken incredible and inspiring acts of solidarity with West Papua, by themselves and in groups, to raise much-needed awareness and…
March 9, 2018
On Sunday 4th March, the Rockin’ for West Papua peace concert was held at the Dublin Castle in Camden, which saw some awesome acts all coming together to raise awareness and money for the Free West Papua Campaign.
January 19, 2018
GET YOUR TICKETS HERE Launching our first big music event for 2018, Rockin’ For West Papua comes to London’s “The Dublin Castle”. Show your solidarity for West Papua by coming to the Rockin’ for West Papua Peace Concert, an important fundraising gig raising awareness and support for West Papua.
World’s eyes on Indonesia as Political Prisoner Yanto Awerkion is tried for ‘Treason’ over Support For West Papua Independence Petition – 9th January 2018
January 3, 2018
World’s eyes on Indonesia as Political Prisoner Yanto Awerkion is tried for Treason Over Support For West Papua Independence Petition – 9th January 2018 Video of Yanko Version 1 (with subtitles) www.x Version 2 (without subtitles) www.x LONDON – The world’s eyes are on Indonesia on 9th January 2018 as…
October 12, 2017
Below is a message from Ash Brennan, the founder of Rockin’ for West Papua, a series of peace concerts held around the world for West Papua every year. He expresses his thanks and gratitude on behalf of the Free West Papua Campaign to all those who helped this all these…
September 6, 2017
Yesterday demonstrations were held in Apia, Samoa and Kiunga, Papua New Guinea to call upon the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) to support self-determination for West Papua at the current 48th Leaders Meeting.
August 16, 2017
Yesterday, on 15th August 2017 100 people were arrested in 3 cities for peacefully demonstrating for West Papua’s freedom and to remember what is known to the people of West Papua as the “Day of Broken Promise”. This day marks the “New York Agreement” of 15th August 1962 when West…
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,…