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.
Solomon Islands and Vanuatu rugby league teams show support for West Papua’s freedom!
November 3, 2017
The Solomon Islands and Vanuatu national rugby league teams have come out in strong support and solidarity with West Papua’s freedom, together raising the West Papuan national flag at an international test match in Honiara.
Free West Papua support from Aoteaora New Zealand band Katchafire!
October 29, 2017
Last night in Oxford, United Kingdom, world renowned band Katchafire from Aotearoa New Zealand gave a Free West Papua shout out! Katchafire are known around the world as an inspiring reggae band and are also Free West Papua supporters.
Vanuatu calls on Australia to support West Papua following its election to UN Human Rights Council
October 25, 2017
Vanuatu is calling on the Australian government to support West Papua now that it has been elected to sit at the UN Human Rights Council.
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…
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
New Zealand Council of Trade Unions supports West Papuan self-determination
September 9, 2017
This media release has been written by the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Te Kauae Kaimahi on 4th September 2017 following an historic motion supporting the people of West Papua and their fundamental right to self-determination. Unions representing 320,000 Kiwi workers have strongly endorsed the right of the people of…