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AWPA: West Papuan Activists Needs Protection

Monday, 2 November 2009, 12:21 pm | AWPA

I am writing to you concerning Yoab Syatfle, a political activist in West Papua because of concern for his safety. Yoab Syatfle has received a number of death threats which were sent by SMS to his mobile phone and apparently related to his peaceful political ... More >>

Open Letter To President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Sunday, 23 August 2009, 12:57 pm | AWPA

I am writing to you concerning the case of Filep Karma, a West Papuan man who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for  simply being part of a  rally where the West Papuan national flag, the Morning Star was raised and for peacefully exercising his ... More >>

Two West Papuans Missing From Melbourne

Wednesday, 26 November 2008, 9:12 am | AWPA

Two West Papuans of the 43 asylum-seeking group have been missing from Melbourne since last Saturday, and cannot be contacted. More >>

AWPA condemns security treaty with Indonesia

Monday, 22 May 2006, 10:00 am | AWPA

Australia West Papua Association spokesperson Joe Collins expressed grave concerns at the proposed new security treaty with Indonesia and in particular at the Indonesian demand for a clause in the treaty urging Canberra to reject West Papuan claims for ... More >>

Concern in West Papua - rising tensions in Timika

Tuesday, 2 September 2003, 8:45 am | AWPA

Seven migrants were beaten in Timika last night resulting in two deaths. The other five are reported to be critically ill in hospital. More >>