May 11, 2017
As part of his visit to Aoteaora New Zealand, on 10th May West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda attended an historic meeting of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua (IPWP). At the New Zealand Parliament (Pāremata Aotearoa) in Wellington, the IPWP launched the Westminster Declaration for an Internationally Supervised Vote…
March 1, 2017
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) leaders Benny Wenda and Octovianus Mote are at the United Nations in Geneva for the High-Level Segment -34th Regular Session Human Rights Council. Along with other senior Pacific delegates from the Pacific Coalition for West Papua.
January 25, 2017
Yesterday The Free West Papua Campaign made another significant step in supporting West Papuans in their journey towards freedom; the official launch of the Global Petition for an Internationally Supervised Vote at the Palace of Westminster. The ground breaking petition is addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António…
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
December 24, 2016
The Free West Papua Campaign would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! It’s been an incredible year for West Papua with so much momentum and support increasing from around the world.
October 31, 2016
Koteka Wenda and Peter Tatchell with other members of the Wenda family and the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 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…
October 28, 2016
This month, the world has been Rocked by the Global Music concert Rockin’ for West Papua! This In Australia: Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Lismore, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth and Sydney In the Netherlands: The Hague In Poland: In South Africa: Gauteng In the UK: Bristol, Edinburgh In the USA:
June 1, 2016
This statement has been released by West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda after the mass arrests of West Papuan people this week. For media and press inquiries, please contact the Office of Benny Wenda +447411053953 Dear everyone, Over the past few days, around 600 West Papuan people have been reportedly
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