Strong words from the EU Commission This Monday, in answer to various questions posed by MEP and IPWP Vice Chair, President Carles Puigdemont, Vice-President and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, stated that ‘The EU encourages Indonesia to allow the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit.
News: Basque Parliament passes resolution in support of West Papua
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.
APPG on West Papua AGM successfully held
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.