February 19, 2016
Our friends at Free West Papua Campaign-WA (Western Australia) have made this moving and powerful informative video about the West Papuan genocide and the illegal Indoensian occupation of the country. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeetVvqKelw Featuring a traditional freedom song by a West Papuan musician, this video explains in simple
Action Needed: Ask your UK MP to attend the February meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua
February 1, 2016
UK SUPPORTERS- URGENT CALL FOR ACTION We are asking all of our UK supporters to contact their local representatives to urge them to attend this months British All-Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua meeting. Your MP has a duty to represent your concerns within Parliament and this is your…
January 27, 2016
A new and inspiring documentary, Punks for West Papua has recently been released, following the punk rock community of Australia who have united in force to support the people of West Papua and the struggle for freedom. Watch the trailer for the ground breaking new documentary here Last year, the
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…
January 19, 2016
It is very encouraging that the United States government is showing concern at the terrible human rights situation in occupied West Papua where it is estimated over 500,000 West Papuan people have been killed ever since West Papua was illegally annexed by Indonesia in 1969.
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 29, 2015
An article has recently been published by the Guardian, exposing some of the institutionalised violence against women in West Papua. The article documents many human rights violations against women and also mentions how West Papuans were denied their right to a referendum on self-determination.
October 27, 2015
A new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on West Papua has been launched in the British Parliament. Politicians from the governing and opposition parties yesterday joined together to form the APPG inside the British Parliament. Following the official launch the 1st meeting was held…
October 16, 2015
A new All Party Parliamentary Group for West Papua is being set up this month and we are calling on all UK friends and supporters to please write to their MP and ask them to join this important group.