Let’s Have a Massive Rally on Friday October 11th, 2019!

Let’s Do Our Part to End Misery, Shame and Despair Our People Have Endured for 57 Years! By Natalius Pigai, Defender of the Weak / Commissioner of the National Commission on Human Rights 2012-2017 I write this article based on…
Fiji NGOs stand with Papua

THE Fijian civil society movement stood in silence opposite the Indonesian Embassy in Suva today to protest against killings and human rights abuse in Papua. Police arrived several minutes later to speak with Shamima Ali, head of the Fiji Women’s…
Surge in Papua violence prompts stronger stand from Pacific leaders

Jamie Tahana, RNZ Pacific Journalist@JamieTahanajamie.tahana@rnz.co.nz As thousands of Papuans took to the streets for a second week of mass demonstrations, Pacific leaders have conceded that, to date, their stance on West Papua has achieved little. The last 10 days have seen…
Surge in Papua violence prompts stronger stand from Pacific leaders

Jamie Tahana, RNZ Pacific Journalist@JamieTahanajamie.tahana@rnz.co.nz As thousands of Papuans took to the streets for a second week of mass demonstrations, Pacific leaders have conceded that, to date, their stance on West Papua has achieved little. The last ten days has seen…
Churches condemn Indonesia

STATEMENT ON RECENT “INSTITUTIONAL RACISM” TOWARDS WEST PAPUANS August 22, 2019 PORT MORESBY The Pacific Conference of Churches, with the Papua New Guinea Council of Churches, strongly condemns the institutional racism against the indigenous people of West (Tanah) Papua that…
A peaceful prosperous future await us if we overcome fear!

Today was a milestone for the campaign for Free West Papua. Accompanying the Chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua Mr Benny Wenda we meet with Prime Minister Hon. Manaseh Sogovare of the Solomons and the Opposition leader…

NOUMEA, 14 SEPTEMBER 2018 (RNZ PACIFIC) – The West Papua National Committee has urged New Caledonia’s indigenous Melanesians to vote for independence during the upcoming referendum. In November, New Caledonia is to hold a referendum on possible independence from France.…
Malaita support for free West Papua intact

MALAITA provincial government has maintained its support and stand for a free West Papua. This was highlighted during a dialogue held in Auki last month between representatives from the national government, civil society, Indonesian government and Malaita provincial government. The…
Pro West Papua Group Greet PM On Arrival from UNGA

The Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare arrived back in the country today at the Honiara International Airport to a rousing welcome from the Honiara Based West Papua supporters. Disembarking from the airplane and walking towards the VIP lounge, the Prime Minister…
Vanuatu PM rejects Kilman foreign policy advice

Vanuatu’s Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has described criticism of his government’s foreign policy by his predecessor Sato Kilman as misleading. In comments to RNZ International this week, Mr Kilman suggested that the government was not being consistent with its foreign…