West Papuans implore Australian support after 1 Dec brutalities

ULMWP MEDIA STATEMENT, 5 December 2019 Papuan democracy activists implores Australia for support as the Indonesian State again breeches its obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Indonesian military-police, and intelligence in civilian clothes, violated the universal

ULMWP Pilgrimage to Canberra, 9/9/19

On 9 September 2019 the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) travelled to Canberra with a petition of 17,000 signatures asking the government to vote for motions supporting West Papua’s self-determination in the UN General Assembly. Jacob Rumbiak and

Jacob Rumbiak, Religious Freedom Institute, Bangkok, November 2019

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Letter from ULMWP Spokesperson to Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne, October 2019

Senator Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Parliament of Australia. 16 October 2019. Dear Minister I am writing to request a much more engaged response from Australia to the Indonesian Parliament’s recent passage of legislation that formally integrated a religious militia,

West Papua splits Indonesia: Jokowi to talk to ULMWP, Wiranto flies in troops

ULMWP Media Statement: Wednesday 2 October 2019 West Papua splits Indonesia: Jokowi agrees to talk to ULMWP; Wiranto flies hundreds of troops in and Indonesian civilians out As rallies and fires mark the end of colonial authority in West Papua,

Global Petition to Parliament House, Canberra, 9 Sept 2019

Joint Media Conference, Parliament House, Canberra, Monday 9 September 2019 : 12.30-1pm Jacob Rumbiak, United Liberation Movement for West Papua Len Cooper, Chair, International League of People’s Struggle Today thousands of Australians join with the thousands of West Papuans who

ULMWP Statement: Parliament House, Canberra, 9 Sep 2019

ULMWP Leaders Statement: Parliament House, Canberra, Monday 9 September 2019 We acknowledge the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people on whose land we meet today. We want to thank the many thousands of Australians who have shown their heart and support for

Dutch guerilla’s memoir of WWII in Netherlands (West) Nieuw Guinea

Henri Licht, a Dutch-Australian writer, was the key speaker at the Federal Republic of West Papua (FRWP) Open Day in Docklands on 4 August 2019. Henri had just finished translating Vij Vochten in het bos a WWII memoir by Sergeant

West Papuans mourn the passing of Rev. Dr Neles Tebay

ULMWP Media, Tuesday 16 April 2019 West Papuans mourn the passing of Rev. Dr Neles Kebadaby Tebay—Catholic priest, prolific author and journalist, peace facilitator, and indigenous champion of Peace, Truth, and Justice. All West Papuans were saddened by the passing

Vanuatu sponsors West Papua hearing with UNHR Commission

ULMWP Media, 1 February 2019 Vanuatu Government sponsors West Papua hearing with UN Human Rights Commissioner Blachert in Geneva The United Liberation Movement for West Papua conveys its thanks and gratitude to the Vanuatu Government for facilitating passage of the

Vanuatu appoints Lini Special Envoy for West Papua

ULMWP Media, 30 July 2018 UNITED LIBERATION MOVEMENT FOR WEST PAPUA IN VANUATU FOR INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS Taking notes for their own independence day, West Papuans Benny Wenda and Jacob Rumbiak are in Port Vila to celebrate Vanuatu’s 38th year of

Vanuatu renders Solomonic appointment for West Papua

ULMWP Media, 27 July 2018 VANUATU GOVERNMENT RENDERS SOLOMONIC APPOINTMENT FOR WEST PAPUA The Government of Vanuatu has appointed Ms Laura Lini as Special Envoy for West Papua. Laura is the daughter of Walter Lini, the founding father of the