Category: Pacific Islands Forum
Breaking news: More mass arrests of peaceful protesters in West Papua during demonstration over Pacific Islands Forum
September 8, 2018
Breaking news from Bintuni Bay, West Papua. Reports that colonial Indonesian police have arrested at least 15 more people for supporting Pacific Island leaders to take West Papua to the UN. Saturday 8th September, 2018. TELUK BINTUNI- The Bintuni community again held a demonstration supporting Vanuatu to push for a…
September 5, 2018
Papua New Guinean heavyweight champions and founders of the Wan Papua Warriors rugby team Tala and Tomasi Kami have released video statements calling for Pacific leaders to keep the issue of West Papua at the forefront of discussions during the Pacific Islands Forum being held on Nauru this week. As…
August 29, 2018
Last year international human rights attorney Melinda Janki said “It is not a question of if but when West Papuans will be granted a genuine act of self-determination.” On the long road to independence the diplomatic efforts of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has positioned them to
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
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).
January 18, 2018
The Free West Papua Campaign is very happy to announce the winner of this year’s 1st December Flag Raising award!
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…
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.
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.
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