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 27, 2017
Yesterday 26th August at 17:00 New York Time, the West Papuan People’s Petition, together with the Global Petition for West Papua was handed into the Head of the United Nations Decolonisation Committee by Benny Wenda, the Spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP). This incredible petition was
September 15, 2017
On behalf of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) and the people of West Papua, I would like to thank everyone who has signed and been involved in both the West Papuan People’s Petition and the Global Petition for West Papua. We the people of West Papua, supported…
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.