May 3, 2015
West Papuan independence leader Benny Wenda has written this statement on Indonesia hosting the Asian African Conference which was originally held “against colonialism”. While Indonesia hosts the 2015 Asia Africa Conference, Indonesia continues to colonise West Papua Dear friends, The Indonesian government is currently hosting the Asian African Conference Commemoration
May 2, 2015
Today we protested outside the Indonesian Embassy in London, the United Kingdom to demand an end to Indonesia’s brutal occupation of West Papua. Yesterday marks exactly 52 years to the day when Indonesia first illegally occupied West Papua on 1st May 1963 (“The Day of Terror”).
May 1, 2015
Brighton University Students and Benny show their supprot for West Papua to be free Today West Papuan independence leader Benny Wenda with some other members of the Free West Papua Campaign visited Brighton where Benny gave a talk at local Radio Station, Radio Reverb. After
May 1, 2015
On Wednesday 29th of April there were 20 demonstrations in 10 countries worldwide, calling for journalists to be allowed into West Papua and an end to Indonesia’s media blackout of the country.
April 28, 2015
We urge all supporters to watch and share this video calling for West Papua to be accepted into the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) this summer. The people of West Papua are Melanesian, not Indonesian.
April 23, 2015
We have compiled this draft letter for Melanesians to send to their MP’s and asking them to support West Papua joining the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). West Papuans need all the support they can get from all fellow Melanesians so please do send this letter and help to bring West Papua…
April 23, 2015
Yesterday the first Free West Papua protest was held in Nigeria outside the Indonesian Embassy in Lagos. The protest was organised by Pan African Consciousness Resistance (PACOR) and follows a surge of support from South Africa for a Free West Papua. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dF__3ZcSGBw&feature=em-share_video_user We are very grateful for this demonstration being…
April 22, 2015
Announcing a global solidarity concert for West Papua being held in Los Angeles, USA on May 15th. Featuring leading Australian urban roots band Blue King Brown, US based reggae outfit Big Mountain, and activist art collective AK Rockefeller. West Papua independence leader Benny Wenda will also be attending as a
April 18, 2015
Today, history was made in London as West Papuan independence leader Benny Wenda declared the start of a new Pan-Pacific solidarity for West Papua. Free West Papua Campaign protest held Today, the Free West Papua Campaign held a protest in front of the Indonesian Embassy in London to call for…
April 11, 2015
We are delighted to share with you the trailer of a new documentary film about Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and Free West Papua Campaign founder Benny Wenda, “The Road to Home”. Filmed over a 2 year period by British filmmaker Dominic Brown, it provides a rare insight into the life…