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
Last year, there were over 80 bands playing in 14 concerts in 5 different countries. This year there were over 150 bands playing in 27 concerts in 5 countries! In Aotearoa New Zealand Auckland (2 concerts): SJD, Steve Abel, Jocee Tuck, Sean McMahon, DJ English Jake, The Biscuits, The Hollow
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 27, 2017
Yesterday 26th August at 17:00 New York Time, the West Papuan People’s Petition, together with the Global Petition for West Papua was handed into the Head of the United Nations Decolonisation Committee by Benny Wenda, the Spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP). This incredible petition was
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
September 21, 2017
Today at the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, H.E. Mr. Enele Sosene Sopoaga made an inspiring speech in which he reaffirmed the strong and consistent support of his people and nation for the people of West Papua. He stated, “Of similar concerns, the people of West
September 6, 2017
Yesterday demonstrations were held in Apia, Samoa and Kiunga, Papua New Guinea to call upon the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) to support self-determination for West Papua at the current 48th Leaders Meeting.
September 3, 2017
Historic swim delivers Free West Papua petition across Lake Geneva to the United Nations At 08:00 in the morning at the far shores of Lake Geneva, 6 swimmers departed across a 69km journey that lasted over 28 hours. With them, they symbolically carried both the West Papuan People’s Petition and…
August 2, 2017
TODAY, 2nd August marks the 48 year anniversary of the “Act on NO Choice” in West Papua, where 1,026 people (less than 0.2% of the population) were threatened & forced to ‘declare’ that they wished to remain with Indonesia, and the people and lands were handed over to President Suharto’s…
July 25, 2017
We’re delighted to share with you this great shout out for West Papua from Tevita Pangai Jnr, who plays for Australian Rugby League team the Brisbane Broncos!