Human Rights Law Centre calls for Australia to act on West Papuan People’s Petition, following its election to UN Human Rights Council
October 18, 2017
Yesterday, 17th October, Australia was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council. As West Papua’s closest and largest regional neighbour, this has incredibly significant implications for human rights in West Papua. Benny Wenda, West Papuan Independence Leader and Spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for…
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 1, 2017
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) leaders Benny Wenda and Octovianus Mote are at the United Nations in Geneva for the High-Level Segment -34th Regular Session Human Rights Council. Along with other senior Pacific delegates from the Pacific Coalition for West Papua.
December 31, 2016
Below is a special Christmas and New Year message by the Nobel Peace Prize Nominated West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda , thanking and encouraging everyone for their continued support for West Papua. This message was originally published as part of our full Christmas and New Year message. “I would
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.
May 22, 2016
On 3rd May an historic meeting took place in Westminster where political leaders from around the world signed a declaration calling for an internationally supervised vote on independence in West Papua. The meeting gained press coverage around the world and momentum for the new declaration continues to grow.
May 3, 2016
An historic step on the road to freedom for West Papua was taken in London today. At a meeting of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua in the Houses of Parliament a new declaration calling for an internationally supervised vote on the independence of West Papua. The meeting was attended
April 22, 2016
This week Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) was met with Free West Papua protests on his tour of European Union countries. Free West Papua demonstration in the United Kingdom Earlier this week, the Free West Papua Campaign announced that we would demonstrate against the arrival of President Jokowi because he
ILWP Press Release: EU visit of Indonesian President Joko Widodo is a farce: Indonesia is misleading the EU and its Member States
April 19, 2016
P R E S S R E L E A S E April 18th 2016, International Lawyers for West Papua EU visit of Indonesian President Joko Widodo is a farce: Indonesia is misleading the EU and its Member States From April 18th up until the 22nd 2016, the…