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.
On Tuesday 24th January 2017 the International Parliamentarians for West Papua and the Free West Papua Campaign hosted the official launch of the Global Petition for an Internationally Supervised Vote in the Palace of Westminster. Co-founders of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua, Lord Harries of Pentergrath, and Andrew Smith MP, chaired the event with.
International Parliamentarians for West Papua (IPWP) is happy to announce that Scottish MP, Tommy Sheppard of the Scottish National Party, has become the latest signatory to join the growing international group of politicians that have signed up to the West Papua declaration. Please write to your local MP, senator or political representative and ask them.