February 22, 2022

International pressure on Indonesia to allow access for the Human Rights High Commissioner intensifies

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.

March 6, 2014

Vanuatu PM speaks out for West Papua at UN again

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.

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.