May 11, 2015
The Free West Papua Campaign (FWPC) welcomes news that journalists may now be able to visit West Papua. During his second visit to West Papua, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said visa restrictions are to be lifted. The announcement comes just days after a global day of action ‘for journalist access’…
May 9, 2015
United Liberation Movement of West Papua 9 May 2015. Press Release. For Immediate release Melanesian solidarity can resist Indonesian pressure Event: Visit of Indonesian President Joko Widodo to Papua New Guinea on 10 and 11 May to meet Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s visit to…
May 4, 2015
A large number of rallies were held across West Papua on 1st May when people remembered and protested against the original handing over of the administration of West Papua from the Netherlands to Indonesia on 1st May 1963. It has been reported that up to 269 people were arrested
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
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…