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May 22, 2023

Asia Pacific Report - May 22, 2023

On the eve of Papua New Guinea's hosted Pacific meetings, Free Papua Organisation-OPM leader Jeffrey Bomanak has called for an international embargo on Indonesian goods and services in

May 17, 2023

Asia Pacific Report - May 17, 2023

Free Papua Organisation (OPM) leader Jeffrey Bomanak has appealed to US President Joe Biden for a "proactive role" in ending Indonesia's "unlawful military occupation and annexation" of

May 15, 2023

Asia Pacific Report - May 15, 2023

A New Zealand advocacy group has appealed to the government to heed the call of West Papuan church leaders for Indonesia to withdraw security forces and impose a "humanitarian pause" wh

April 12, 2023

Union Aid Abroad (APHEDA) - April 12, 2023

Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA partner organisation, the Local Initiative for OSH Network (LION) warmly welcomed APHEDA & ASU NSW/ACT Services Branch members – Maddie, Nick and Bella – to

March 23, 2023

Red Ant - March 23, 2023

Members of Federasi Serikat Buruh Demokratik Kerakyatan (F-SEDAR) in Indonesia have been struggling against the company Alpen Food Industry (AICE) for over 5 years.

March 16, 2023

Radio New Zealand - March 16, 2023

The solidarity network, Free West Papua Aotearoa, is calling for New Zealand to raise concerns with Indonesia over a shooting incident in Papua which left 10 people dead and two dozen i

December 1, 2022

Green Left - December 1, 2022

Peter Boyle, Sydney – This December 1, for the twelfth year in a row, there was a West Papua flag-raising on the historic Leichhardt Town Hall, courtesy of the Inner West Council.

November 30, 2022

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - November 30, 2022

There are a number of planned West Papuan events in Sydney for the 1st December, West Papuan National Flag Day or National Day.

October 21, 2022

The Telegraph - October 21, 2022

Nicola Smith – Indonesian women are fighting for the rights of Iranians to ditch their mandatory hijabs, amid fears that their own freedom to choose whether to wear a headscarf is under

October 18, 2022

Pos Kota - October 18, 2022

Jakarta – As many as 200 Jakarta residents, including the Iranian diaspora, demonstrated in front of the Iranian Embassy in Jakarta on October 18.

October 10, 2022

United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Statement - October 10, 2022

The people of West Papua are today mourning the passing of two towering figures in our independence movement, Jonah Wenda and Leonie Tanggahma.

July 7, 2022

Vanuatu Daily Post - July 7, 2022

Len Garae – The global leader and President of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP), Benny Wenda, touched down in Vanuatu at 1.30pm on Monday this week after a long flig

May 12, 2022

ULMWP Statement - May 12, 2022

A new network of MPs in support of West Papua was launched today (May 12, 2022) at the European Parliament in Brussels.

March 4, 2022

Suara.com - March 4, 2022

Agung Sandy Lesmana – The Milk Tea Alliance Indonesia has held a protest action against the war between Russia and the Ukraine which they say has resulted in civilian casualties, humani

February 1, 2022

Suara Papua - February 1, 2022

Ones Suhuniap – The West Papua National Committee's (KNPB) position with regard to the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) at the moment is one of obedience to organisatio

January 26, 2022

Daily Telegraph (NZ) - January 26, 2022

I would like to wish a Happy New Year to all our solidarity supporters around the world and to our diplomatic friends in Vanuatu, the OACPS, the PIF and elsewhere.

December 1, 2021

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - December 1, 2021

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

SBS News - December 1, 2021

First raised 60 years ago, the Morning Star flag is a potent symbol of the people of West Papua's long struggle for independence, and people around Australia can expect to see it raised

Malaysian Socialist Party (PSM) Statement - December 1, 2021

60 years ago, on 1st December 1961, the West Papuan national flag, the Morning Star, was raised for the first time on West Papua's soil.

Asia Pacific Report - December 1, 2021

From Auckland Tamaki Makaurau in Aotearoa New Zealand to Paris, France, and from Wellington Te Whanganui-a-Tara to Jayapura and far beyond, thousands of people across the world today ra

August 23, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - August 23, 2021

Catherine Delahunty, Jayapura – When I first met West Papuan activist Paula Makabory, she told me she came from the land of the "Morning Star", home to the bird of paradise.

July 15, 2021

Jakarta Post - July 15, 2021

Soe Tjen Marching – Perhaps it was about five years ago, I cannot remember.

July 13, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - July 13, 2021

British and Indonesian human rights defender Carmel Budiardjo, founder of TAPOL watchdog and the movement's driving force for many decades, has died peacefully aged 96.

July 12, 2021

East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) Statement - July 12, 2021

The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) mourns the death of Carmel Budiardjo, a tireless defender of human rights in Indonesia, West Papua and Timor-Leste, who passed away Ju

Radio New Zealand - July 12, 2021

A leading British human rights advocate and former political prisoner in Indonesia, Carmel Budiardjo, has died, aged 96.

July 11, 2021

Tapol Statement - July 11, 2021

Carmel Budiardjo, TAPOL's founder and driving force for many decades, passed away peacefully on the morning of Saturday 10th July.

June 9, 2021

International Federation of Journalists Statement - June 9, 2021

Global media organisations sent a joint letter to Indonesia's minister of Communication and Information Technology urging him to repeal Ministerial Regulation 5/2020 (MR5) that enables

May 19, 2021

Jakarta Globe - May 19, 2021

Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – Hundreds of Indonesian Workers Union Confederation, or KSPI, members have held a protest outside the United Nations (UN) building in Central Jakarta on Tuesday

Coconuts Jakarta - May 19, 2021

The Jakarta Provincial Government recently lit up a number of pedestrian bridges and main roads in the city with the colors of the Palestinian flag in a show of solidarity with the Midd

May 18, 2021

Associated Press - May 18, 2021

Niniek Karmini and Fadlan Syammay, Jakarta – Pro-Palestinian protesters marched to the heavily guarded U.S.

April 30, 2021

Suara Papua - April 30, 2021

Elisa Sekenyap, Jayapura – Australian Green Party Senator Janet Rice has expressed her concerns about the situation faced by the people in the land of Papua.

April 25, 2021

Kompas.com - April 25, 2021

Ryan Aditya, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti says that Myanmar coup leader General Min Aung Hlaing's invitation

April 24, 2021

CNN Indonesia - April 24, 2021

Jakarta – Police have forced protesters demonstrating against the attendance of Myanmar military commander General Min Aung Hlaing at the ASEAN Ministerial Level Conference (KTT) in Jak

CNN Indonesia - April 24, 2021

Jakarta – Police have released two Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) assistant public defenders – Andrie Yunus and Ridwan Herdika – who were arrested earlier in Jakarta along with othe

April 18, 2021

Tempo - April 18, 2021

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – A group of people in Indonesia held an event dubbed 'Gowes for Democracy' as a solidarity act for the people of Myanmar who are under the power of milita

March 25, 2021

Jakarta Globe - March 25, 2021

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

March 19, 2021

Thai Enquirer - 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

Antara News - 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

Tempo - 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

CNN Indonesia - March 1, 2021

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

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