On 15th November, immediately prior to a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua, a parliamentary debate on West Papua took place in the House of Lords, initiated by The Rt Rev. the Lord, Harries of Pentregarth, co-founder of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua (and co-chair of the APPG). A full transcript.
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.