West Papuan interim President H.E Benny Wenda calls for talks on the West Papuan independence referendum.
The colonial Indonesian military has openly threatened “action” and violence against the indigenous people in West Papua after ULMWP appointed H.E Benny Wenda as the interim President for the Republic of West Papua. Press Release: H.E Benny Wenda says he is ready for talks; British Ambassador summoned in Jakarta; Indonesian police and military threaten action […]
During the coronavirus pandemic, West Papuan people continue to be massacred in silence by the Indonesian military
You can view the original article here As Chairman of the ULMWP, it breaks my heart to learn of yet more killings and other human rights abuses against the people of West Papua. As the world faces the coronavirus pandemic, in West Papua we are also facing the ongoing massacres being committed by the […]
Translator: Ricky Mohammad Nugraha Editor: Petir Garda Bhwana TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) deputy coordinator, Feri Kusuma, disapproves of the government’s decision in mobilizing additional Indonesian Army troops (TNI AD) to a military district command (Koramil) in West Papua. Feri argues that this move asserts that the Indonesian government lacks new breakthroughs in helping solve the […]
Papua and West Papua form the western half of the island of New Guinea (the eastern half is the nation of Papua New Guinea). The region was known as Irian Jaya until 2000, before the provinces were renamed in 2003 as Papua and West Papua.It attained its Independence from the Dutch on 1st December […]
West Papua West Papua and the Struggle for Independence is Real: Even the Blind Ostrich with head in the sand can see it: Human Rights Day In West Papua: West Papuans defiantly raise their fists in a freedom salute as they are arrested & taken away by Indonesian police.Indonesia has been arbitrarily arresting and detaining […]
Kenya welcomes African Caribbean and Pacific Group of states attending the 9th Summit of the African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) at KICC in Nairobi, Kenya.
Nairobi, Kenya Kenya welcomes African Caribbean and Pacific Group of states attending the 9th Summit of the African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) at KICC in Nairobi, Kenya The Deputy President H.E Dr. William Ruto welcomed all delegates and became a Swahili ambassador by teaching them Kiswahili. Global Pan Africanism Network has […]
Right to education is one of the basic human rights in the international law under the United Nations Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UNDHR) and United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) of which Indonesia is a party. It is also an important pillar under the right to development another pillar of […]
“Today Red and White (the Indonesian flag) is not flying victoriously in Wamena, therefore we the Islamic community will give our lives in the name of God to save Wamena!” This was the message being announced over the loud hailers as the Front Jihad Islam (FJI) members gathered in East Java burning a poster of […]
By Natalius Pigai: Mr. Pigai is a former Director for the Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights 2012-2017 originally from West Papua, here is his views on human rights situation in West Papua. I write this article based on the reality faced by the people of Papua for 57 years. I was born in a […]
UK Solidarity: British MP Anneliese Dodds Expresses her serious concern on worrying developments in West Papua.
UK Solidarity: British MP Anneliese Dodds Expresses her serious concern on worrying developments in West Papua. Indonesia has deployed over 16,000 new security personnel in West Papua in a move clearly showing its intentions to carry out fresh large scale genocide like it did in 1963 when it invaded West Papua. This […]