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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Democracy in darkness inside West Papua; Appeal for Solidarity from African family for West Papua freedom
By Gpan West Papua The Indonesian Government’s Decision to extend Law Number 21 of 2001 without consulting Papuans pursuant to Article 77 has violated their basic human rights under Article 19 & 21 (1) of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNUDHR) and their Civil and Political Rights which is a clear abuse […]
By Gpan West Papua Papua autonomy was given on a golden plate on a dark background of 40 years military occupation by Jakarta to Papuans as a gift without any reason whatsoever with lots of strings attached to it. Papua and Aceh inclusive of former Timor Timur provinces were categorized as “daerah daerah rawan” conflict […]
By Solidarity for Indigenous Papuans (SIP) Papua Autonomy was given on the basis of Law Number 21 of 2001 on Papua Autonomy alongside Law Number 18 of 2001 Aceh Autonomy establishing the two provinces as the autonomous provinces within the Republic of Indonesia. The two sister provinces with the two sister laws started off from […]
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 […]
Emergency Alert on Humanitarian Crisis and the Need for UN Intervention to West Papua Now Since the 19th August anti-racism protest in West Papua there continues to be increase escalation of the military and police violence against civilians particularly against the indigenous West Papuans students, youths, women and men. On the 17th of September the […]
An Uprising in West Papua: To Independence Now An Uprising in West Papua BY TAMARA SOUKOTTA After suffering under colonial oppression from Indonesia for decades, West Papuans recently rose up. Their struggle for independence deserves our solidarity. mid the loud yells celebrating freedom during the Indonesian Independence Day celebration last month, West Papuan students in […]