URGENT: 5 West Papuan people shot and 4 killed by Indonesian Security Forces
November 25, 2020
We have received urgent news from West Papua that on 21st November 2020, 4 West Papuan school students ages between 13 and 19 and 1 West Papuan man aged 34 were shot by the Indonesian Security Forces. 18 year old Manus Murib, (pictured here) is the only survivor of the massacre and his schoolmate Atanius […]
Urgent Alert: Watch over West Papua
November 29, 2018
Urgent alert WATCH WEST PAPUA THIS DECEMBER 1st. West Papuans across the country and students studying in Indonesia are facing brutality or arrest for wanting to peacefully come together to commemorate December 1st . Many prayer gatherings have been organised across the country to remember the 57th anniversary of when…
‘Music Is A Weapon’ MCR Punks For West Papua
November 4, 2018
On December 1st, 2018 the newly formed Manchester (MCR) Punks For West Papua chapter will officially launch in the U.K.. Alphabet Brewing Company is located at 99 N Western St, Manchester M12 6JL, UK Show starts at In the Summer of 2019 Manchester Punks for West Papua will attempt…
International Coalition on West Papua 2018 Third Quarter report.
October 9, 2018
The third quarter of 2018 was characterized by a considerable increase in political arrests resulting from police action during the dispersal of various peaceful demonstrations.
Australia ramps up arms exports to Indonesia at the expense of West Papuan lives
August 12, 2018
This article was originally published by Green Left Weekly and can be read in full here Melbourne researcher into satellite-communication and surveillance Jacob Grech claims…
17 year old West Papuan boy dies in suspicious circumstances 1 day after being released from prison
March 27, 2018
The following article comes from Benar News and was written by West Papuan journalist Victor Mambor. It was originally published here. Teen’s Death Underscores Impunity in West Papua, Activists Say High school student Riko Ayomi was already dying when police brought him home in Sorong, a city on the western…
Call to ACTION: West Papua applies for full MSG membership
February 4, 2018
New momentum needed for West Papua’s full MSG membership! From 10th to 15th February the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) will meet in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and discuss the United Liberation Movement for West Papua’s application for full membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG).
36 Asian organisations submit memorandum to UN for West Papuan self-determination
January 30, 2018
On 26th January, the Malaysian Socialist Party submitted a memorandum to a United Nations representative in Kuala Lumpur, calling on the UN to support West Papuan self-determination and to recognize the historic West Papuan People’s Petition, signed by over 1.8 million people. The memorandum was endorsed by a total of…
At least 10 West Papuan people killed by the Indonesian military and police in 2017
January 24, 2018
The umbrella human rights organisation, the International Coalition for Papua (ICP), which presents evidence to the United Nations, has documented the extra-judicial killings of at least 10 West Papuan people by the Indonesian military and police in 2017 alone. Many others are also believed to have been killed.
Around 100 West Papuan children die from malnutrition and measles, more feared dead
January 23, 2018
In a shocking and desperate tragedy, over 100 West Papuan children have died from malnutrition, measles and chickenpox in remote areas of the country.