April 15, 2017
HAPPY EASTER 2017! We would like to wish you all a very Happy and Peaceful Easter. Today let us remember the people of West Papua who continue to suffer under oppression for doing nothing wrong. They ask only for the freedom of their people but continue to be persecuted and…
April 5, 2017
Today around 1000 people gathered in Waena in Port Numbay/Jayapura, the capital city of West Papua to launch the manual petition for West Papuan self-determination, supporting the online version. The 5th April 2017 marks exactly 56 years to the day that the Nieuw Guinea Raad or New Guinea Council first met in…
April 1, 2017
This week, the global petition for West Papuan self-determination was launched in Papua New Guinea. This historic, grassroots petition, which was originally launched at the British parliament in Westminster on 27th January, is being shared around the world both online and offline and now has over 20,000 signatures. [caption id=”attachment_3627″…
March 20, 2017
The Indonesian government has deported and banned Jean Frank Pierre, 45, and Basille Marie Longhamp, 42, from West Papua after they entered West Papua “on a tourist visa”. http://asiapacificreport.nz/…/two-french-journalists-depor…/ The two French journalists that were deported are Franck Jean Pierre Escudie and Basille Marie Longghampr. Based on the results…
March 4, 2017
The West Papuan Friendship Mural in Darwin, Australia, which has become a poignant symbol of solidarity between the people of West Papua and Australia, was half painted over today after strong pressure from the Indonesian Consulate.
Demonstrations around the world held in support of the Pacific Coalition for West Papua’s UN address
March 3, 2017
Free West Papua demonstration organised by the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) in the capital city of West Papua, Port Numbay/Jayapura. Photo credit: KNPB This week as the 7 countries of the Pacific Coalition for West Papua (PCWP) made an historic address at the United Nations…
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.