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- INTERNATIONAL PARLIAMENTARIANS FOR WEST PAPUA – PAPUA NEW GUINEA CHAPTER
LAUNCHED ON 7TH NOVEMBER 2009.

The official launch of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua “PNG
Chapter” took place at the University of Papua New Guinea on the 7th November
2009. Hosted by the Governor of the National Capital District Powes Parkop MP
and deputy governor of Western Province Mr Buka Kondra MP the day was a huge
success. The main aim of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua is
to advocate for and to ensure that the people of West Papua exercise their
fundamental rights to self determination.

The event was attended by Benny Wenda, founder of the Free West Papua Campaign and West Papuan leader living in exile in the UK. Supporting statements were read out from MPs from around the world and lawyers from the group International Lawyers for West Papua.

INTERNATIONAL PARLIAMENTARIANS FOR WEST PAPUA

INTERNATIONAL PARLIAMENTARIANS FOR WEST PAPUA


- PETITION TO GET THE RED CROSS BACK IN WEST PAPUA The people at www.indonesiahumanrights.org.nz have set up an online petition asking for the Red Crescent to be allowed back into West Papua. Please visit the link below and sign the petition: http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/international-red-cross-access-to-west-papua.html - DEMONSTRATION IN LONDON ON 1ST DECEMBER A date for your diaries! On 1st December, people across West Papua will be demonstrating that this was their independence day which has been denied to them. We will be holding a solidarity demonstration outside the Indonesian Embassy and then moving on to the House of Commons where we will be delivering a copy of the new book “An Act of Free Choice: Decolonisation and the Right to Self-determination in West Papua” by Professor Drooglever. More details to follow, please make sure you can join us on this important day, lets make this a really big demo! - THANKS And finally thank you very much to all of you who have donated to the campaign recently. The Free West Papua campaign is run entirely by volunteers and your donations go directly to us continuing the struggle for freedom in West Papua. If any of you would still like to donate you can easily do so from our website. Thanks for your continuing support and we hope to see you on the 1st December! The Free West Papua Campaign.