On 15th November, immediately prior to a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua, a parliamentary debate on West Papua took place in the House of Lords, initiated by The Rt Rev. the Lord, Harries of Pentregarth, co-founder of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua (and co-chair of the APPG). A full transcript.
The Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Moana Carcasses called for international action on West Papua at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva today. Following on from his speech at the UN last September, Mr Carcasses focused his speech on the “chronic human rights challenges that has affected the … peoples of West Papua since.