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Free West Papua Campaign Newsletter February 2015

With the recent formation of the new umbrella group, United Liberation Movement for West Papua, we are very pleased to announce that a new application has been made for West Papua to join the Melanesian Spearhead Group. We hope that this promising step forward will ultimately help to stop the suffering of the people of West Papua at the hands of the Indonesian military that continues to this day.

West Papua resubmits application for MSG membership

United Liberation Movement for West Papua/ULMWP, newly formed West Papuan coordinating body which comprised of three main resistance groups, namely Federal Republic of West Papua, West Papua National Parliament and West Papua National Coalition for Liberation have submitted their application for membership in the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG)

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Update on Indonesia’s brutality in Timika, West Papua

On January the 9th, the Free West Papua Campaign reported on the arrests of Papuans and burning of their houses in Timika, West Papua. Since we made this report, the situation has become even more critical with more houses being burned, Papuans being shot and stabbed…

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Winners of the 2014 1st December flag raising competition

We are glad to announce the winners of the December the 1st Free West Papua flag raising competition: “Timor Papua Connection (TiPaCo)” and “Australians for a Free West Papua (AFFWP)”. In solidarity with the West Papuan people, this flag is raised all around the world every 1st of December…

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West Papuans unite under a new umbrella group

Port Vila, Vanuatu In a historic gathering of West Papuan leaders in Vanuatu, different factions of the independence movement have united to form a new body called the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP). This new organisation unites the three…

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