UK Government becomes 82nd state demanding UN access to West Papua

In a major victory for the ULMWP, the British Government has stated its support for a visit to West Papua by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. The Commissioner’s visit, a key demand of international states, would lead to an evidence-based report on the human rights situation in West Papua. Responding to a question […]

UN Responds after Indonesia arrests own law-makers in new crack-down

Eighty-four Papuans were arrested for ‘treason’ on November 17, 2020, in Merauke, as Indonesia moves to crush dissent in illegally occupied West Papua. Civil unrest is growing over Jakarta’s proposed extension of the failed 2001 ‘Special Autonomy’ law, set to expire on January 1, 2021. Those arrested included staff members and advisors of the Papuan People’s Assembly […]

West Papua mourns Ghanian President H.E JJ Rawlings

The Chairperson of United Liberation Movement for West Papua H.E Benny Wenda has sent his deepest condolences on behalf of the people of West Papua.   On behalf of the people of West Papua, I send my deepest condolences to the people of Ghana following the passing of former President Jerry Rawlings. Known for an […]

Free all West Papuan Political Prisoners!

    You can choose to read an original article here The International League of People’s Struggle Commission 3 on human rights and political prisoners strongly calls for the release of all West Papuan and South Moluccas political prisoners held in various prison cells in Indonesia. We urgently call for the immediate release of Sayang […]

A Poem in memory of Arnold_C_Ap_ the fire of West Papua revolution through music.

By Jogjakarta AfricaMyStory His songs were the inspiration behind the foundation of “Black Brothers” after he was killed by the Indonesians on April 26th , 1984. Every year West Papua remember April 26th as Arnold Ap Day. The “Mambesak” band translated as the voice of the bird of paradise remains the fire that still burns […]

West Papua, KontraS Condemns Deployment of 700 Troops

  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 […]