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Free West Papua Campaign Newsletter November 2013

Welcome to the November edition of our newsletter. Another busy month has passed in which West Papua received huge media attention in Australia and the global campaigning community Avaaz launched a petition in support of West Papua, gaining over 30,000 signatures. We are also delighted to announce the opening of a Free West Papua Campaign office in Papua New Guinea.

Benny Wenda opens Campaign office in Papua New Guinea

Currently, Free West Papua Campaign founder, Benny Wenda and his wife Maria, are making an official tour of Papua New Guinea (PNG). We are delighted to announce that during their visit they have opened a Free West Papua Campaign office in Port Moresby, the capital of PNG…

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Avaaz petition calls for journalists to be allowed access to West Papua

We are delighted that Avaaz, the global campaigning community, is now running a petition for West Papua. Please sign the petition which calls for media access to West Papua and highlights the ongoing human rights abuses…

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Demonstration against visit of Indonesian Vice President to Oxford University

Last week around 25 supporters of the Free West Papua Campaign gathered outside an Oxford University building to protest against the visit of Dr Boediono, the Vice President of Indonesia who came to talk about talk on “the challenges of good governance”…

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Things not ‘getting better’ for West Papuans

Free West Papua Campaign founder Benny Wenda has written the following article for the Guardian newspaper in the UK as a response to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s recent comments about the situation in West Papua…

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