March 17, 2016
We’re very happy to share with you all that the international movement Rize of the Morning Star has just released their second CD compilation which features many prominent musicians from around the world, using their musical talents to raise international awareness and support for West Papua’s freedom.
February 25, 2016
This moving letter has been written to the people of West Papua by an Australian World War II veteran who fought alongside West Papuans to keep Australia Independent from Japanese occupation. It has also been written by his son, who after hearing first hand of the horrors of war, has…
February 22, 2016
United Liberation Movement for West Papua 21st February, 2016 MEDIA STATEMENT United Liberation Movement for West Papua Fiji Appeal 2016 ULMWP appeals for Cyclone Winston relief aid for Fiji The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) is deeply saddened to see the terrible effects of Cyclone Winston on our…
February 19, 2016
Set in a Rugby league clubroom, Run It Straight is an Aotearoa New Zealand film that tells the story of a community who open their hearts to the people of West Papua and the struggle for freedom. If you do one thing today, please watch and share this inspirational film.
January 23, 2016
On January 21st, the Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, and the Chairperson of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG), Hon. Manasseh Sogavare met once again with members of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP). The ULMWP briefed the Prime Minister on the situation in occupied West Papua and…
December 15, 2015
Recently, the world has learned about the blanket of smog across Indonesia caused by slash and burn deforestation. In occupied West Papua, there has been the same rampant deforestation and the smog is now causing health problems across the region, including in Papua New Guinea and Micronesia. Below is a…
November 20, 2015
Today West Papuan Independence Leader and Spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) met with Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Cape Town, South Africa. Archbishop Desmond Tutu told Benny Wenda “The people of West Papua and their struggle are in my prayers”
November 12, 2015
On 4th November the Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, Hon. Manasseh Sogavare welcomed a delegation of West Papuans, including members of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) to his office and assured them of his determination as Chair of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) to continue to
October 12, 2015
Legendary Pacific band Te Vaka have composed an incredible new Free West Papua song as part of their latest album Amataga. Papua I Sisifo is a true freedom song from the heart of the South Pacific and means so much to all West Papuans to hear such a powerful song
October 4, 2015
We are extremely encouraged to report that following the historic speech at the United nations General Assembly by the Prime Minister of Tonga, Hon, ‘Akilisi Pohiva, the Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands. Hon. Manasseh Sogavare has also spoken up with strong support for West Papua.