A group of UK parliamentarians have welcomed the handing over of the West Papuan People’s Petition to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet. In a statement, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua, representing parliamentarians from all of the UK’s major political parties, said: The All-Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua.
PORT MORESBY: National Capital District Governor, Honourable Powes Parkop is renewing his call on PNG Government to review its position on West Papua and support a legally-supervised referendum for the local Papuans to decide whether they still want to be integrated with Republic of Indonesia or become an independent State. His call comes amidst the.
This month a productive meeting was held with Foriegn & Commonwealth (FCO) Minister the Right Honourable Mark Field to present a copy of the West Papuan People’s petition. During the meeting Chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papaua, Benny Wenda also requested an official governmental position on West Papua. The discussion included an overview.