September 29, 2013

Vanuatu calls for UN probe of rights abuses in West Papua

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Vanuatu, Moana Kalosil Carcasses, a founding member of International Parliamentarians for West Papua (IPWP), today called on the United Nations to appoint a Special Representative to investigate alleged human rights abuses in the Papuan provinces of Indonesia and their political status, declaring that the West Papuans have been.

August 20, 2013

Political support for West Papua gathers momentum

As the summer recess for the British Parliament reaches its close, Benny Wenda has been holding a series of meetings with British politicians at Westminster. Former Labour government chief whip Nick Brown MP (Labour) has signed up to join the International Parliamentarians for West Papua (IPWP). Mr Brown joins the growing number of politicians from around the.

August 7, 2013

House of Lords debate on West Papua

A debate about West Papua took place in the House of Lords in the UK Parliament yesterday. Several Lords passionately condemned Indonesians brutal military operations and horrific human rights abuses as well as the illegal occupation of the nation of West Papua in 1963. The Lords made powerful statements condemning the so called “Act of.

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