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
October 20, 2017
Statement originally published on The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP)’s website. Following the historic presentation of the West Papuan People’s Petition to the United Nations, the internal Board Committee of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) made up of representatives of the 3 largest pro-independence organisations in West…
October 20, 2017
This statement, written by West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda was originally published on The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP)’s website. The West Papuan people’s petition is no hoax: it is the voice of our people – signed by the majority of West Papuans The real hoax is Indonesia’s justification…
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…
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.
October 12, 2017
Below is a message from Ash Brennan, the founder of Rockin’ for West Papua, a series of peace concerts held around the world for West Papua every year. He expresses his thanks and gratitude on behalf of the Free West Papua Campaign to all those who helped this all these…
September 30, 2017
On Friday 29th September, people in Sentani, West Papua, gathered to give thanks at the success of the West Papuan People’s Petition which was presented to the United Nations on 26th September.
St Vincent & The Grenadines supports West Papuan self-determination at the United Nations General Assembly
September 26, 2017
On Friday 22nd September, at the United Nations General Assembly, the Deputy Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines H.E. Mr. Louis Straker, addressed the General Debate and spoke passionately about the people of West Papua and their struggle for freedom. Addressing decolonization as a whole, the Deputy Prime
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