July 12, 2019

Honorary Freedom of the City to be awarded to Benny Wenda

Benny Wenda is to be awarded the Honorary Freedom of the City at a special meeting of the Full Council to be held in Oxford Town Hall, at 5pm on 17 July. The Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Craig Simmons said: “It is my great honour as Lord Mayor to both propose and award Honorary Freedom.

June 6, 2019

Parliamentary Meeting on West Papua held in UK, June 4, 2019

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua was held in the UK Parliament on June 4, 2019. Chaired by Alex Sobel MP, the meeting heard a range of informative and thought-provoking speeches. The meeting was introduced by Benny Wenda, Chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, who relayed on-the-ground information he had received.

May 15, 2019

Robert Courts MP Speech on West Papua in UK Parliament

The following speech was given by Conservative MP, Robert Courts, to open the first-ever House of Commons debate on West Papua. I beg to move, That this House has considered human rights in West Papua. It is an honour to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I am delighted to have been granted this extremely.

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