Free West Papua Campaign Newsletter July 2017 PDF Afdrukken E-mailadres
zondag 02 juli 2017 12:28

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Dear Supporter, we continue to receive reports from West Papua that people are being arrested and intimidated for signing the global petition for an internationally supervised vote. If you haven't signed it yet, please do it now and please pass it on. West Papuans are risking their lives and safety to make their voices heard. Let's stand with them. Thank you!

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West Papuan leader arrested and office raided for supporting petitionThis statement, written by West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda was originally published on his website on 30th May 2017. Today the people of West Papua once again experienced more state terror and brutality from the Indonesian military and police. As the local headquarters of the West Papua National Committee...Read more

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The people of West Papua are calling on YOU to sign and share the global petition

Help their voices reach the UN this August

Thousands of West Papuans have signed the petition since it was launched in January. The Indonesian authorities have responded by intimidating and even arresting groups and individuals who have signed it. The Avaaz website, which is hosting the online petition, has also been blocked across the whole of Indonesia. Read more

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Westminster Declaration for West Papua launched in the Aotearoa New Zealand parliament

MAY 11, 2017

As part of his visit to Aoteaora New Zealand, on 10th May, West Papuan Independence Leader Benny Wenda attended an historic meeting of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua (IPWP). At the New Zealand Parliament (Pāremata Aotearoa) in Wellington, the IPWP launched the Westminster Declaration for an Internationally Supervised Vote in West Papua. The declaration was then signed by Aotearoa New Zealand parliamentarians. Read more.