Thousands of Papua New Guineans marched through Port Moresby in support of West Papuan freedom today. This follows weeks of protests by West Papuans, as well as unrest, in the neighbouring Indonesian-ruled territory. PNG civil society groups were among those…

By Jason Abel, Port Vila, Vanuatu The Vanuatu Government has voiced great concern over the deteriorating human rights situation in West Papua and calls for urgent intervention by the international community. “While the deployment of military was deemed necessary to quell…

3 March 18, 2017 Washington, DC Website: WPAN World-wide protest demanding that Indonesia end military colonization of West Papua and free all West Papuan political prisoners. Saturday, March 18, 1 p.m– 2:30 p.m. Indonesian Embassy, Washington, D.C. On Saturday, March 18, from 1:00…

 Solomon Islands’ diplomat in Geneva has told the UN Human Rights Council’s 32nd session about an eroding human rights situation in Indonesia’s Papua region. Barrett Salato told the session that whilst his country welcomes increased attention on West Papua from…