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International Solidarity & Campaigns

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February 13, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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

CNN Indonesia - 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

Policy Forum - 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

Morning Star (UK) - 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

CNN Indonesia - 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

Tempo - 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

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Media Release - 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

Asia Pacific Report - December 1, 2020

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

Press Release - 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

ABC News - 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

Benar News - August 17, 2020

Papua, Indonesia's eastern-most province, has been in a grip of a civil unrest.

August 6, 2020

Vanuatu Daily Post - 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

Vanuatu Daily Post - 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

Vanuatu Daily Post - 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

ABC Radio National - 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

Vanuatu Daily Post - 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

Radio New Zealand - 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

ABC News - December 19, 2019

Erwin Renaldi and Tasha Wibawa – The West Papuan Morning Star flag has been a point of contention across Indonesia for decades.

December 14, 2019

Modern Ghana - December 14, 2019

Kenya – Global Pan Africanism Network leader met West Papuan Independence Leader, Mr. Benny Wenda, on 8th December in Nairobi, Kenya.

December 3, 2019

Radio New Zealand - December 3, 2019

Benjamin Robinson-Drawbridge – About 50 activists flew the Morning Star flag at New Zealand's Parliament on Monday to mark the 58th anniversary of the declaration of West Papuan indepe

December 2, 2019

December 1, 2019

Radio New Zealand - December 1, 2019

Karoline Tuckey – A group calling for an end to violence in West Papua say they have received threats in the lead-up to a protest at Parliament today, where they will display 57 coffin

The Standard - December 1, 2019

Jessica Howard – It's been 10 years since a group of Warrnambool activists started flying the West Papuan 'Morning Star' flag and their spirit has not dampened.