Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – Muslim protesters stage a rally to protest against China's alleged oppression of Uighur Muslims in front of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China buildi
International Solidarity & Campaigns
March 25, 2021
March 19, 2021
Jasmine Chia – It is an unlikely combination: the white stars of the West Papuan and Myanmar flags, side by side.
March 12, 2021
Aria Cindyara, Jakarta – The youth activists movement network the Milk Tea Alliance in Indonesia is pushing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations (UN
March 1, 2021
Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – A number of activists joined under a group dubbed the Milk Tea Alliance Indonesia declared their support for the struggle of the people of Myanmar in def
Jakarta – Activist Veronica Koman has addressed the different positions taken by the Indonesian government in response to calls to resolve the Papua problem and in its response to the c
February 13, 2021
Laurens Ikinia, Auckland – Indigenous Papuan students who are currently studying in New Zealand and Australia have formed an educational association, choosing Waitangi Day to mark the o
February 11, 2021
Abigail Rose McCall, Brisbane, Australia – The struggles of Indonesia's Papuan communities have surfaced in various shows of solidarity, with indigenous Australians during the divisive
February 6, 2021
Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – Protesters from Leaders and Organizers of Community Organizations in Asia (Locoa) have held a demonstration to show solidarity due to the loss of democracy in M
February 5, 2021
Jakarta – Scores of people from the Urban Poor People's Network (JRMK) and the Urban Poor Consortium (UPC) held a solidarity action in front of the Burmese Embassy in Jakarta on Friday
January 14, 2021
Michael Kabuni – The United Liberation Movement for West Papua has announced that it is forming the West Papuan Provisional Government.
January 9, 2021
President-elect of the self-styled Republic of West Papua Benny Wenda called for continued support for the cause of the freedom of his people, warning that the new year has begun with r
December 4, 2020
Jakarta – The Presidential Staff Office says it regrets the raising of the Morning Star flag – which is identified with Papuan independence – at the Indonesian Consulate General (KJRI)
December 2, 2020
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry on Wednesday confirmed that a group of trespassers had entered the Indonesian Consulate General in Melbourne, Australia,
December 1, 2020
The Australia West Papua Association thanks the Inner West Council in Sydney for supporting the raising of the West Papuan National Flag on its Leichhardt Town Hall today, 1st December
Pacific Media Watch – Academics, journalists and students today raised the West Papuan flag – an act banned in Indonesia and punishable by up to 15 years in jail – at a Pacific Media Ce
October 9, 2020
Veronica Koman, Sydney – In response to the recent enactment of the Omnibus Law on Job Creation and the wave of demonstrations against the law across Indonesia, trade union representati
September 11, 2020
Bill Brown – When Timor-Leste (formerly known as East Timor) finally gained independence and peace in 2002 it had paid a heavy price of huge casualties and destruction, and they needed
August 17, 2020
Papua, Indonesia's eastern-most province, has been in a grip of a civil unrest.
August 6, 2020
Len Garae – Chairman of Vanuatu West Papua Association and Unification Committee (VWPAUC), Pastor Alan Nafuki, has welcomed Prime Minister Bob Loughman's confirmation that his Governme
July 21, 2020
Len Garae – In its historic courtesy call and meeting with Prime Minister Bob Loughman to double check on whether or not his Government has received an invitation from Jakarta to visit
July 20, 2020
Len Garae – The Chairman of Vanuatu West Papua Association and Unification Committee (VWPAUC), Pastor Allan Nafuki, says his Executive is meeting with Prime Minister Bob Loughman about
March 23, 2020
Belinda Lopez for Earshot – In the wake of the Lindt cafe attack in Sydney, a hashtag made its way around the world: #illridewithyou.
March 21, 2020
Len Garae – The Vanuatu West Papua Association and Unification Committee (VWPAUC) Chairman, Pastor Allan Nafuki, has welcomed two new young members into the West Papua Struggle; late A
January 16, 2020
The 79 member states of the Africa Caribbean Pacific (ACP) group are seeking international action over human rights abuses in West Papua.
December 19, 2019
Erwin Renaldi and Tasha Wibawa – The West Papuan Morning Star flag has been a point of contention across Indonesia for decades.