Category: Human Rights
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.
Media Alert: Over 500 people arrested for calling for West Papua’s full MSG membership and rejecting Indonesia’s invasion
December 19, 2016
Today 19th December, rallies took place across West Papua to show support for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua at the MSG, as well as rejecting the Indonesian military’s illegal invasion of West Papua exactly 55 years ago on 19th December.
December 18, 2016
This message has been released by West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda ahead of rallies that are planned tomorrow on 19th December in West Papua, rejecting the Indonesian military’s illegal invasion of West Papua exactly 55 years ago on 19th December Dear everyone, I am writing this message as an…
December 16, 2016
Papua New Guinea’s Opposition Leader, Hon. Don Polye (From Radio New Zealand, supplied) Information and the photo in this post come from an original article published by Radio New Zealand Papua New Guinea’s Opposition Leader Hon. Don Polye says that West Papuan calls for a legitimate…
December 14, 2016
What a year we have had!!! The Free West Papua Campaign have made great progress in 2016 towards bringing self-determination for West Papua with plans to hold an internationally supervised vote in West Papua now being discussed & recognised by state leaders. Along with an increase in incredible and passionate…
October 31, 2016
Koteka Wenda and Peter Tatchell with other members of the Wenda family and the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award Today at the House of Lords in the British Parliament, the renowned Human Rights activist Peter Tatchell was awarded the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award which he…
October 29, 2016
I have just received urgent reports that on 27th October, at least 9 West Papuan people were shot and 1 was killed as the Indonesian police opened fire in Manokwari. According to reports, West Papuan people took to the streets to protest the murder of a West Papuan youth Vigal
Melanesian identity is growing in West Papua, in resistance to the increasing repression of the West Papuan people
October 6, 2016
Melanesian Identity is growing in West Papua as a reaction to the increasing repression of the West Papuan people
September 27, 2016
History for West Papua was made at the United Nations General Assembly last week as a record breaking seven countries raised the plight and struggle of the West Papuan people!