Geneva, Switzerland – Today the Vanuatu Minister of Justice addressed the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council on behalf of the Pacific Coalition of 5 nations. He called on the UN Human Rights Council to request the High Commissioner for Human Rights to produce a consolidated report on the actual situation in West.
On the 21st February 2017 the UK House of Lords held a productive debate on the human rights situation in West Papua. Lord Harries of Pentregarth, a founding member of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua began the debate by asking Her Majesty’s Government ‘what representations they have made to the government of Indonesia concerning.
On Tuesday 24th January 2017 the International Parliamentarians for West Papua and the Free West Papua Campaign hosted the official launch of the Global Petition for an Internationally Supervised Vote in the Palace of Westminster. Co-founders of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua, Lord Harries of Pentergrath, and Andrew Smith MP, chaired the event with.