On October 8, 2021, the Basque Parliament passed a motion of support with the West Papuan struggle. The resolution notes that, ‘over 500,000 people have died in a genocide against the indigenous population,’ denounces human rights violations against West Papuans, and calls for a UN visit to the territory. The motion was proposed by member.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua just held their Annual General Meeting in the UK Parliament. The following parliamentarians attended: Jeremy Corbyn MP – Islington NorthAlex Sobel MP – Leeds North Dawn Butler MP – Brent CentralLloyd Russell Moyle MP – Brighton KemptownKate Osborne MP – JarrowTulip Siddiq MP – Hampstead and KilburnAbena Oppong-Asare.
A number of West Papuan religious figures have been killed or wounded in recent months, in what has been a marked escalation of Indonesian state violence against the West Papuan religious community. Those murdered include Pastor Yeremia Zanambani, a respected member of the Protestant Evangelical Church, who was killed in the Intan Jaya regency on.