This year on 1st December the Free West Papua Campaign is calling on people all around the world to take pictures of themselves holding or raising the West Papuan Morning Star flag in solidarity with the people of West Papua.
All around the world, so many people are Taking Action to help spread the message and raise support for the people of West Papua. We want to make West Papua a household name and get as many people as possible involved in this Campaign for Freedom.
Suffering genocide and the illegal occupation of their country, the people of West Papua desperately need your help and there is so much that everyone can do.
Help to make history and be part of a worldwide movement, Take Action for a Free West Papua!
In the boxes below are a number of actions you can take to help the people of West Papua.
We need to get the voices of the people of West Papua heard around the world. Join in their cry for freedom "Papua Merdeka!".
Please support the Free West Papua Campaign by making a donation of any amount. All money raised through private donations goes directly to core campaign costs and to support those suffering in West Papua
To help West Papua gain essential support from parliaments and governments all around the world, please do send one of these ready made Template Letters to your local representative (such as an MP/Councillor etc) asking them to support the people of West Papua and their struggle for self-determination).
We are asking all of our UK supporters to contact their local representatives to urge them to attend the next meeting of the very important All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on West Papua in October. Your MP has a duty to represent your concerns within Parliament and this is your chance to raise their awareness and compel them into action! The UK is a current member of the Human Rights Council and we need to make sure that the Government sends a clear message that the situation in West Papua is unacceptable.
Help to Take Action for West Papua by downloading a wide variety of Campaign Materials including leaflets, letters and posters. They are high resolution and print/download-ready.
Check out the guidelines we have written for Free West Papua supporters and solidarity groups around the world, they give important information about the Free West Papua Campaign as well as ideas about how people everywhere can support the cause!
Help to support the cause by spreading the message with Free West Papua T-Shirts, flags and other merchandise; remembering the people of West Papua who are not free to show support for their own freedom.
There has been so much awareness and support raised for the cause from people holding Free West Papua benefit gigs and similar music events. You can set up your own benefit gig and let the power of music chant down oppression for a Free West Papua!
Please sign this new petition calling for United Nations Human Rights inspectors to be allowed access to West Papua. Together, we will get the UN to act and find out the truth about the genocide and illegal occupation of West Papua. #FreeWestPapua
Sign the new petition released by the global campaigning community Avaaz calling on the Indonesian President to allow foreign journalists into West Papua.
Surfers for West Papua (S4WP) is a movement founded in 2012 and dedicated to raising awareness and support for West Papua's freedom from the Surfing community.
West Papua has become a "prison island". Join our campaign to free political prisoners and find out how you can write to and support those suffering behind bars.
Call on the Indonesian authorities to recognise the KNPB as a peaceful organisation with a legitimate right to express their desire for West Papuan independence.
Please send this draft letter to your Melanesian parliamentarian and ask 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 our West Papuan brothers and sisters back to the Melanesian family.
Call for all UK supporters to contact their MP and ask them to join the All Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua.
Join the international call for media freedom in West Papua. Please request your government to pressure Indonesia to allow access to West Papua for international journalists.
Here are 4 things you can lobby your local parliamentarians to do to help free West Papua.