West Papua: 1.8 million signatures can’t be wrong

Author: Keith LoveardBy Pacnews – via The Vanuatu Independent WEST Papuan activist Benny Wenda described the petition he delivered to United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet as ‘like the biggest book in the world’. Containing 1.8 million signatures and weighing…
Vanuatu: No “Manipulative Steps’

Compiled by Kizzy Kalsakau and Jason Abel, Vanuatu Daily Post The Government of Indonesia has criticized Vanuatu for including a West Papuan leader and the United Liberal Movement for the people of West Papua (ULMWP) chairman, Benny Wenda in its…
UN committee rejects West Papua independence petition

The United Nations decolonisation committee says it will not accept a petition signed by 1.8 million West Papuans calling for an independence vote. The petition, presented by the independence leader Benny Wenda on Tuesday, asked the UN to appoint a…

By Timothy Fernandez  Updated Thu at 1:09pm, ABC News ‘A secret petition demanding a new independence referendum for West Papua has been presented to the United Nations. The Indonesian Government banned the petition in the provinces of West Papua and Papua, threatening that…