Dialogue with Indonesia is not the answer for West Papua: ULMWP

The United Liberation Movement speaks with one voice and with one clear message. “We demand the freedom of our people and nation from colonial rule is delivered to us through a genuine act of self-determination, in the form of an internationally…
West Papua independence petition is rebuffed at UN

Exiled leader Benny Wenda presents smuggled petition to decolonisation committee but chair says Indonesian takeover of province is not on its agenda    Ben Doherty and Kate Lamb Saturday 30 September 2017 03.02 BSTFirst published on Saturday 30 September 201700.54 BST The…

By Pacific Media Watch –September 23, 2017, https://asiapacificreport.nz UN video sourced from the West Papua Liberation Organisation. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas has expressed his country’s concern about the vast flows of refugees and migrants, noting that in 2016 the…
West Papua: Five facts about Indonesia’s ‘dark, dirty secret’

ANALYSIS: By Connor Woodman, https://asiapacificreport.nz/ The Indonesian President, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, is desperate to keep hidden Indonesia’s dark, dirty secret – its brutal 50-year war in its easternmost provinces. Here are five things you should know about Indonesian rule in West Papua:…
Vanuatu’s Sope speaks out in support of West Papua

A former Vanuatu prime minister, Barak Sope, says he is confident West Papua will become independent from Indonesia. Mr Sope, who had been a long time supporter for independence in East Timor, was speaking after being awarded the “Order of…