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Melanesian & Pacific Solidarity

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September 7, 2021

Radio New Zealand - September 7, 2021

A major bloc of African, Caribbean and Pacific countries has written to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights about their concern over West Papua.

August 4, 2021

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - August 4, 2021

It has been reported that the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders are meeting virtually on the 6 August.

August 3, 2021

Catholic Leader - August 3, 2021

Mark Bowling – The Prime Minister is being urged to support action on human rights violations in West Papua when he meets with Pacific Islands Forum leaders this week.

June 27, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - June 27, 2021

Jubi – Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) announced on June 23 through its Twitter account that it gave facility to Freddie Waromi, a representative from United Liberation Movement

June 21, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - June 21, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has held national mourning ceremonies at the weekend for the death of Vanuatu independence campaigner Fathe

Asia Pacific Report - June 21, 2021
Yamin Kogoya, Brisbane – When I ring home to West Papua, my village people often ask me about the rumours that they have heard, of an upcoming Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) meeting.

June 15, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - June 15, 2021

West Papuans have joined the people of Vanuatu in mourning the loss of independence and human rights campaigner Pastor Allen Nafuki who died at the weekend aged 72.

April 24, 2021

Vanuatu Daily Post - April 24, 2021

Anita Roberts – Vanuatu needs to advocate strongly with other MSG countries to ensure ULMWP application for full membership is accepted, says Regenvanu

March 31, 2021

Vanuatu Daily Post - March 31, 2021

Len Garae – The Executive Committee of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP) has welcomed the Melanesian Spearhead Group Virtual Meeting with Port Vila MSG Secretariat an

March 5, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - March 5, 2021

The Australia West Papua Association (AWPA) has called on the Australian government to stop trying to keep Papua off the agenda at the Pacific Islands Forum and "strenuously support" Pa

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - March 5, 2021

The Australia West Papua Association congratulates the Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General, Meg Taylor on her statement to the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Februar

October 8, 2020

Radio New Zealand - October 8, 2020

The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, Tuvalu Prime Minister Kausea Natano, says it's vital there is open and constructive dialogue on the human rights situation in West Papua.

October 6, 2020

The Diplomat - October 6, 2020

Joshua Mcdonald – The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), Tuvalu Prime Minister Kausea Natano, has written to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachel

May 22, 2020

Vanuatu Daily Post - May 22, 2020

Len Garae – Chairman of Vanuatu West Papua Association and Unification Committee (VWPAUC), Pastor Alan Nafuki has confirmed that all relevant West Papua related documents to brief the

April 22, 2020

Radio New Zealand - April 22, 2020

West Papua's Independence movement has congratulated Vanuatu's new government on its parliamentary election.

March 20, 2020

Solomon Star News - March 20, 2020

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.

March 17, 2020

Vanuatu Daily Post - 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

Vanuatu Daily Post - 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

Vanuatu Daily Post - 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

Radio New Zealand - 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

Radio New Zealand - 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

United Liberation Movement for West Papua - 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

Spring Hill Insider - 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

Pina - 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

The National (PNG) - 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