Category: Campaign news
June 18, 2015
For media and press related inquiries you can contact the Free West Papua Campaign on +44 (0) 1865 403202 or through e-mail via [email protected]westpapua.org PRESS RELEASE Today the sub-regional body, the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) will meet and begin to decide on MSG membership of West Papua. Background The Melanesian
June 2, 2015
In support of freedom and an end to the suffering in West Papua, there will be 2 candlelit vigils in Australia on 5th June later this week. Sydney 5th July, 17:30 to 19:30 Sydney Town Hall Melbourne 5th July, 17:30 to 19:30 Melbourne City Square Sydney …
May 23, 2015
Today the Free West Papua Campaign held a demonstration outside the Indonesian Embassy in London, United Kingdom to call for West Papua to be free. We stood in front of the Embassy in Grosvenor Square and despite the rain we were determined to stay and raise our voices in protest.…
May 15, 2015
At 14:00, 13 May 2015 the United States (US) office of homeland security stopped West Papuan Independence leader Mr Benny Wenda from boarding a Virgin Atlantic flight from London to Los Angeles.
May 12, 2015
We are now selling West Papua flags through our online shop. Available in three different sizes, these flags are digitally printed on high quality knitted polyester, with eyelets/rope and toggle fixing. We deliver worldwide, and lll proceeds from sales will be used towards this campaign for a free and independent
May 2, 2015
Today we protested outside the Indonesian Embassy in London, the United Kingdom to demand an end to Indonesia’s brutal occupation of West Papua. Yesterday marks exactly 52 years to the day when Indonesia first illegally occupied West Papua on 1st May 1963 (“The Day of Terror”).
April 28, 2015
We urge all supporters to watch and share this video calling for West Papua to be accepted into the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) this summer. The people of West Papua are Melanesian, not Indonesian.
April 22, 2015
Announcing a global solidarity concert for West Papua being held in Los Angeles, USA on May 15th. Featuring leading Australian urban roots band Blue King Brown, US based reggae outfit Big Mountain, and activist art collective AK Rockefeller. West Papua independence leader Benny Wenda will also be attending as a
March 31, 2015
West Papuan leaders of the newly formed United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), including Benny Wenda, Octovianus Mote and Rex Rumakiek, met in Brisbane over the weekend with Australian and some Aotearoa/New Zealand solidarity groups. As their campaign for full membership for West Papua to the Melanesian Spearhead Group…
March 28, 2015
Source: Anglican News Service Melanesian Anglican churches unite to support a free West Papua. “This consultation affirms that it is morally and ethically wrong to remain silent when our brothers and sisters from West Papua are suffering from suppression and human rights atrocities under an oppressive colonial ruler at our…