Category: Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG)
Join the Global Flag Raising for West Papua on 1st December!
November 16, 2020
On the 59th anniversary of the first raising of West Papua’s symbol of independence, the Morning Star Flag, we invite you to take part in this year’s Global Flag Raising action to show your solidarity for West Papua’s freedom and right to self-determination. To help show the growing worldwide support for West Papua, each year we ask supporters […]
West Papuans set up PNG Earthquake Fundraising Appeal
March 13, 2018
Following the terrible earthquake which has resulted in the deaths of at least 100 people in Papua New Guinea and let hundreds of thousands of others affected, the people of West Papua have set up their own PNG Earthquake Appeal, in solidarity with their fellow Melanesians on the other side…
West Papua fulfills prerequisites for full MSG membership
February 18, 2018
Weare delighted to announce that after months of hard campaigning from all over West Papua, across Melanesia and around the world; West Papua, represented by The United Liberation movement for West Papua (ULMWP), has fulfilled the prerequisites for full membership of the key sub-regional organisation, the Melanesian Spearhead Group. The
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).
New Solomon Islands Prime Minister reiterates his country’s support for West Papua
November 25, 2017
We are delighted to report that the new Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, H.E. Mr. Rick Hou, is following in the footsteps of former PM H.E. Mr. Manasseh Sogavare in supporting West Papua. Thank you Prime Minister! Tagio tumas! After meeting with Octovianus Mote from the United Liberation Movement for…
On behalf of Pacific Leaders, Vanuatu Prime Minister tells the Pope about West Papua
November 16, 2017
On 12th November, Vanuatu Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Charlot Salwai met with His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican and took the opportunity to raise the plight of the people of West Papua.
West Papuan people continue to gather to give thanks for their petition being delivered to the UN
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.
Solomon Islands supports West Papuan self-determination at the United Nations General Assembly
September 22, 2017
Today at the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, H.E. Mr. Manasseh Sogavare made a heartfelt speech, reaffirming the unbreakable and longstanding support of his people and nation for the people of West Papua. He opened his remarks concerning West Papua, linking in the United Nations
Vanuatu supports West Papuan self-determination at the United Nations General Assembly
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
Solomon Islands condemns West Papua human rights abuses, at the UN Human Rights Council
September 20, 2017
Today at the Human Rights Council in Geneva, the government of Solomon Islands reiterated its firm support for the human rights of the people of West Papua and condemned the increasing human rights violations against West Papuan people. Solomon Islands Permanent Representative, Minister Councilor Barrett Salato on behalf of the…