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Rally Planned In West Papua Mon 13th - Banned By Police

Monday, 13 May 2013, 10:44 am | Australia West Papua Association

A rally called by the  (KNPB) has been banned by the police. After the tragic events that occurred on the 1 May in West Papua AWPA is calling on Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs to raise concerns about another possible crackdown on peaceful ... More >>

Summary of Events In West Papua For April – Beginning of May

Monday, 6 May 2013, 11:56 am | Australia West Papua Association

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) PO Box 28, Spit Junction, NSW 2088   Summary of Events In West Papua For April – Beginning of May 2013   1 st  May There was a crackdown by the security forces on peaceful rallies held by civil society ... More >>

AWPA letter to Aust Foreign Minister

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 3:54 pm | Australia West Papua Association

AWPA letter to Aust Foreign Minister re deaths/arrests in West Papua on the 1st May More >>

West Papua - A People Betrayed

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 1:46 pm | Australia West Papua Association

The transfer of the Dutch colony of Netherlands New Guinea to Indonesia 50 years ago by the United Nations Temporary Executive Authority (UNTEA) was a failure by the International community in its responsibility to give the people of West Papua ... More >>

Worrying statements from security forces on West Papua rally

Friday, 26 April 2013, 1:00 pm | Australia West Papua Association

A number of civil society organisations including the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) plan to hold peaceful rallies to protest the handover of West Papua by UNTEA to Indonesian administration. More >>

West Papua Situation must be raised by Australian ministers

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 9:42 am | Australia West Papua Association

Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr and Defence Minister Stephen Smith are visiting Indonesia this week for regular ministerial talks. Although DFAT has said it raises concerns about the human rights situation in West Papua in recent replies to AWPA's ... More >>

Summary of events in West Papua for March 2013

Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 9:32 am | Australia West Papua Association

The issue of West Papua received a lot of coverage in the region in the past month, mostly related to the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) and the visit to PNG and Vanuatu by Benny Wenda as part of his Freedom tour. More >>

Summary of Events in West Papua for February 2013

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 2:17 pm | Australia West Papua Association

An attack on the security forces on the 21 February resulted in 8 soldiers and 4 civilians killed in two separate incidents in Sinak and Tingginambut in the Puncak Jaya region. A helicopter trying to evacuate the bodies of the victims was also shot ... More >>

Summary of events in West Papua for February 2013

Saturday, 2 March 2013, 4:50 pm | Australia West Papua Association

An attack on the security forces on the 21 February resulted in 8 soldiers and 4 civilians killed in two separate incidents in Sinak and Tingginambut in the Puncak Jaya region. A helicopter trying to evacuate the bodies of the victims was also shot ... More >>

Cause For Concern: Backlash In West Papua

Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 1:30 pm | Australia West Papua Association

The Australia West Papua Association is concerned that local people in the areas where the attacks against the Indonesian military occurred will suffer as security operations are conducted in the hunt for the perpetrators of the attacks. The attacks ... More >>

West Papuan freedom fighter blocked from NZ Parliament

Monday, 11 February 2013, 5:40 pm | Australia West Papua Association

The Australia West Papua Association is greatly concerned that a democratic country like New Zealand is not allowing West Papuan leader Benny Wenda to speak at its Parliament House. More >>

West Papuan freedom fighter blocked from NZ Parliament

Saturday, 9 February 2013, 10:57 am | Australia West Papua Association

Parliament's new Speaker is embroiled in his first fight, before he's even had a full day in the debating chamber. More >>

Summary of events in West Papua for January 2013

Monday, 4 February 2013, 2:14 pm | Australia West Papua Association

A security operation took place in the Paniai district early in the month. The sweep was partly in response to a shootout that occurred in Pugo Village, East Paniai District. The firefight took place in the village of Pugo on the afternoon of the 7 Jan which ... More >>

MSG Silver Jubilee celebrations – Should not forget WP

Monday, 28 January 2013, 11:23 am | Australia West Papua Association

The Australia West Papua Association congratulates the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) on the official launching of its Silver Jubilee celebrations in Port Vila on the 28 January. We also congratulate the MSG on its past successes and on it's increasing ... More >>

West Papua 2012 Human Rights Report - Aus. West Papua Assoc.

Wednesday, 2 January 2013, 12:31 pm | Australia West Papua Association

January 2013 Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) PO Box 28 Spit Junction NSW Australia 2088 More >>

PM Gillard should raise West Papua at Bali Democracy Forum

Monday, 12 November 2012, 2:30 pm | Australia West Papua Association

AWPA is calling on Julia Gillard to raise the security crackdown on peaceful activists in West Papua with the Indonesian President at the Bali Democracy Forum (BDF). More >>

AWPA (Sydney) given John Rumbiak human rights award

Tuesday, 10 July 2012, 11:22 am | Australia West Papua Association

We are honoured to report that The West Papua Advocacy Team has given its annual John Rumbiak Human Rights Defenders Award to Anne Noonan and Joe Collins and the Australia West Papua Association (Sydney). The John Rumbiak Human Rights Defenders ... More >>

Australia West Papua Association

Friday, 6 July 2012, 2:34 pm | Australia West Papua Association

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) PO Box 28, Spit Junction, NSW 2088 AWPA update June 2012 It has been a tragic month for the West Papuan people with a large number of shooting incidents by unknown assailants occurring in the territory. A ... More >>

Aust PM to meet Ind President in Darwin

Tuesday, 3 July 2012, 11:45 am | Australia West Papua Association

The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will meet with the Indonesian President in Darwin for the 2nd Indonesia-Australia Annual Leaders` Meeting. In the wake of increased violence in West Papua AWPA has written to the Prime Minister asking that ... More >>

Cause For Concern As Military Sweeps In West Papua

Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 2:18 pm | Australia West Papua Association

AWPA has again written to the Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr concerning the possibility of military operations in West Papua by the Indonesian security forces. AWPA has urged Sen Carr to raise the matter the Indonesian President and urging the ... More >>

   

 

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