Category: Campaign news
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 21, 2017
Dear friends of West Papua, We are inviting YOU to join in solidarity with the people of West Papua as we create a global alert for West Papua from May 1st to May 3rd. 1st May will mark exactly 54 years to the day that Indonesia first occupied West Papua.
April 15, 2017
HAPPY EASTER 2017! We would like to wish you all a very Happy and Peaceful Easter. Today let us remember the people of West Papua who continue to suffer under oppression for doing nothing wrong. They ask only for the freedom of their people but continue to be persecuted and…
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.
April 1, 2017
This week, the global petition for West Papuan self-determination was launched in Papua New Guinea. This historic, grassroots petition, which was originally launched at the British parliament in Westminster on 27th January, is being shared around the world both online and offline and now has over 20,000 signatures. [caption id=”attachment_3627″…
March 4, 2017
The West Papuan Friendship Mural in Darwin, Australia, which has become a poignant symbol of solidarity between the people of West Papua and Australia, was half painted over today after strong pressure from the Indonesian Consulate.
January 25, 2017
Yesterday The Free West Papua Campaign made another significant step in supporting West Papuans in their journey towards freedom; the official launch of the Global Petition for an Internationally Supervised Vote at the Palace of Westminster. The ground breaking petition is addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António…
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.