Australian Green Party calls for Senate motion supporting West Papuan self-determination, following the petition
October 23, 2017
On 19th October in the Australian Senate, Leader of the Green Party, Senator Richard Di Natale put forward a motion in support of West Papuan self-determination, following the historic West Papuan People’s Petition signed by over 1.8 million people being submitted to the Untied Natio
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…
October 18, 2017
Yesterday 17th October, over 1,500 people gathered outside the office of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) in Wamena, West Papua to give thanks at the successful delivery of the West Papuan People’s Petition to the Untied Nations.
October 12, 2017
The newly-recomposed All-Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua, an important group in Westminster composed of MPs and Lords from various parties in the UK, is holding its first meeting.
September 22, 2017
Today at the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Vanuatu, H.E. Mr. Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas made an inspiring speech in which he reaffirmed the strong and consistent support of his people and nation for the people of West Papua. For half a century, the international community has witnessed
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
October 31, 2016
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…
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 16, 2016
On 12th May The Reverend Socratez Sofyan Yoman, Head of the Baptish Church in West Papua visited Wellington and met with several members of parliament from Aotearoa New Zealand. The meeting was hosted by long standing West Papua supporter Catherine Delahunty MP who recently called for a motion in the
Solomon Islands & Vanuatu supporting West Papua for full membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG)
May 12, 2016
Just days after the historic Westminster meeting on West Papuan self-determination, there was more historic support for the people of West Papua as yesterday Solomon Islands Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare announced that he had met with Vanuatu Prime Minister Hon. Charlot Salwai and that together they had reaffirmed their…