The Leader of Opposition Hon. Matthew Wale on Thursday met with the Spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Mr. Jacob Rumbiak.
Melanesian & Pacific Solidarity
March 20, 2020
March 17, 2020
Len Garae – In the latest emergency joint meeting organised by the Executive Committees of United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP) and Vanuatu West Papua Association and Unifi
March 13, 2020
Len Garae – An urgent meeting between the Executives of United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP) and Vanuatu Free West Papua Association (VFWPA) in Port Vila yesterday, has exp
March 4, 2020
Len Garae – The President of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua, Benny Wenda, is confident that the new Vanuatu Government will pick up from where the Charlot Salwai Governme
February 29, 2020
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua remains hopeful it will be granted greater status in the Melanesian Spearhead Group.
February 27, 2020
The governor of Papua New Guinea's capital says a Free West Papua Campaign secretariat will be established in his city.
February 12, 2020
[Speech delivered by Chairman of the ULMWP, Benny Wenda, during the Foreign Ministers & Senior Officials meeting of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG), held in Suva from February
December 14, 2019
Seven Pacific island nations have called for a UN investigation into allegations of human rights abuses in Indonesia's West Papua and Papua provinces, where a separatist movement has s
November 7, 2019
Papua New Guinea Opposition leader Belden Namah has called on Prime Minister James Marape to take Indonesian atrocities in Papua and repeated border violations to the United Nations an
October 11, 2019
National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop is leading non-government organisations, the PNG Council of Churches, students, disciplined forces and others in the city to petition th
September 30, 2019
Vanuatu's prime minister has again pressed the United Nations General Assembly over human rights abuses in West Papua.
September 11, 2019
The governor of Papua New Guinea's capital has promised more public action regarding West Papua.
September 9, 2019
Port Moresby Governor Powes Parkop has commended the hundreds of Papua New Guineans who turned up this morning at the Jack Pidik Park in Port Moresby to show their support for West Pap
September 4, 2019
Pacific Media Watch – Fijian police have reportedly cautioned the Pacific Conference of Churches Secretariat from flying the Morning Star – the West Papuan flag of Independence – on pr
Police have cautioned the Pacific Conference of Churches Secretariat for hoisting the Morning Star flag on private property in Fiji's capital, Suva.
Pacific Media Watch – The New Caledonian-based Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front or FLNKS has condemned the ongoing human rights violations in West Papua and has called for
September 3, 2019
Papua New Guinea has reiterated a call for UN representatives to visit West Papua amid widespread protests.
September 2, 2019
The Vanuatu Civil Society, led by the Vanuatu Association of Non-Government Organization (VANGO) has called on the Government to urgently meet with the Melanesian Spearhead Group leade
August 29, 2019
Jamie Tahana – As thousands of Papuans took to the streets for a second week of mass demonstrations, Pacific leaders have conceded that, to date, their stance on West Papua has achieve
August 24, 2019
Papua New Guinea's Port Moresby Governor Powes Parkop has strongly called on the President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo not to take Papuans for granted.
August 16, 2019
Kate Lyons in Funafuti and Ben Doherty – The United Nations high commissioner for human rights should investigate the deteriorating human rights situation in West Papua within a year,
Nic Maclellan in Funafuti, Tuvalu – Members of the Pacific Islands Forum have urged Indonesia to take action on human rights violations in West Papua, and strongly encouraged Jakarta t
Leaders of Pacific Islands Forum countries and territories want Indonesia to allow a team from the UN Human Rights Commissioner's office to visit West Papua soon.
August 14, 2019
Indonesia has complained to the Pacific Islands Forum secretariat over West Papuan leader Benny Wenda's participation at this year's Forum summit.
August 12, 2019
Ben Doherty – Human rights violations and political independence in West Papua are set to command debate at this week's Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), where Papuan independence leader Be