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Summary of events in West Papua for March 2015

Saturday, 4 April 2015, 10:55 am | The Australia West Papua Association

Throughout the week (11 to 18 March) the Yahukimo Regional Branch of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) held a fundraising campaign in support of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP). On the morning of Thursday 19 March, as preparations ... More >>

Papuan Police Chief says KNPB should be banned

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 4:02 pm | The Australia West Papua Association

The Papuan Police Chief, Inspector General (Pol) Yotje Mende said that the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) should be banned, as it is not an official organisation, it's an underground organisation. More >>

West Papua on full alert

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 10:28 am | The Australia West Papua Association

The security forces in West Papua have raised the security level in the territory to “Siaga Satu” (full alert) leading up to the presidential election on the 9 July, Maj. Gen. Christian Zebua said in Jayapura on Sunday. More >>

AWPA letter to Sen Carr

Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 1:22 pm | The Australia West Papua Association

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) PO Box 28, Spit Junction, Sydney, Australia 2088 Senator the Hon Bob Carr Minister for Foreign Affairs Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600 25 February 2013 Dear Senator Carr, I am writing to you concerning the latest ... More >>

AWPA letter to Sen Bob Carr

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 2:05 pm | The Australia West Papua Association

I am writing to you concerning the continuing crackdown on members of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) by the Indonesian security forces. More >>

West Papuan flag raising in Sydney

Friday, 30 November 2012, 12:10 pm | The Australia West Papua Association

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Media release-29 November 2012 West Papuan flag raising in Sydney- Friday 30 November AWPA thanks both Leichhardt and Marrickville councils for their support in raising the West Papuan flag on their town halls again ... More >>

Summary of events in West Papua for October 2012

Wednesday, 31 October 2012, 11:59 am | The Australia West Papua Association

PO Box 28, Spit Junction, NSW 2088 Summary of events in West Papua for October 2012 More >>

AWPA's letter to Sen. Bob Carr

Monday, 13 August 2012, 5:16 pm | The Australia West Papua Association

AWPA's letter to Sen Bob Carr concerning the recent arrests of peaceful demonstrators in West Papua. AWPA is greatly concerned for the safety of those arrested as many reports have stated that the security forces use torture to intimidate or extract ... More >>

Police Arrest 10 in Papua for Raising Morning Star Flag

Sunday, 12 August 2012, 10:19 am | The Australia West Papua Association

West Papua Police have arrested 10 people for raising the banned Morning Stag flag, a symbol of Papuan independence, during a rally in Manokwari on Thursday. More >>

AWPA update July 2012

Friday, 3 August 2012, 11:24 am | The Australia West Papua Association

AWPA update July 2012 A snapshot of events for July 2012 On his trip to Indonesia in mid July, Foreign Minister Bob Carr confirmed Australia recognised Indonesian sovereignty over West Papua. However, thanks to the media the issue of West Papua ... More >>

Book Launch: Comprehending West Papua

Monday, 30 January 2012, 9:57 am | The Australia West Papua Association

Please join us at the West Papua Project as we launch our first e-book, Comprehending West Papua. The book is a collection of edited papers from the Comprehending West Papua conference held by the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University ... More >>

Kevin Rudd Should Raise Human Rights Issue in Indonesia

Tuesday, 10 January 2012, 4:52 pm | The Australia West Papua Association

The Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd is visiting Indonesia where he will meet with his counterpart, Dr Marty Natalegawa, and other senior figures," to discuss the full breadth of shared political, security, commercial, environmental, and cultural interests". More >>

AWPA Calls on US Government to Investigate Freeport Killing

Friday, 14 October 2011, 10:20 am | The Australia West Papua Association

The Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) AWPA has written to the US Ambassador in Canberra (letter below) asking that the US Government investigate the killing of Petrus Ayamiseba to see if Freeport management is using the security forces and ... More >>

Australia West Papua Association update. August 2011

Monday, 5 September 2011, 5:25 pm | The Australia West Papua Association

Thousands of West Papuans took to the streets in peaceful rallies at the beginning of August calling for a referendum and in support of the International Lawyers for West Papua (ILWP) conference in Oxford. More >>

West Papua: AWPA update, June 2011

Monday, 4 July 2011, 4:49 pm | The Australia West Papua Association

A number of urgent appeals from various NGO organizations were released this month including from the Asian Human Rights Commission on the stabbing of Derek Adii by soldiers on the 14 May 2011 while he was boarding a ship. More >>

AWPA calls on PNG government not to return any West Papuans

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 9:27 am | The Australia West Papua Association

AWPA has written to the PNG Prime Minister asking that the West Papuan people who have been apprehended during Operation Sunset Merona along the PNG/West Papuan border not be handed over to the Indonesian authorities. Joe Collins said we are urging ... More >>

Time for AUS to re-think ties with the TNI

Monday, 10 January 2011, 9:33 am | The Australia West Papua Association

The recently released cables by WikiLeaks in relation to West Papuan human rights confirm what NGOs have been telling their governments and the media for years - that it is the Indonesian military that are one of the main problems in West Papua. More >>

AWPA: Open Letter to Julia Gillard

Thursday, 16 September 2010, 1:42 pm | The Australia West Papua Association

AWPA has written to Prime Minister Julia Gillard urging that sheput a moratorium on the training, funding and any ties between the Australian military, Detachment 88 and the special forces unit Kopassus, until a full inquiry is held into the activities ... More >>

West Papua Betrayed Once Again

Sunday, 8 August 2010, 11:37 am | The Australia West Papua Association

Joe Collins of the Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) said "it's disappointing that the Forum leaders have failed to condemn the human right abuses being committed by the Indonesian military in West Papua More >>

AWPA calls for support for Vanuatu’s motion

Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 2:32 pm | The Australia West Papua Association

The Australia West Papua Association congratulations the Vanuatu Government, Opposition and the people of Vanuatu for their courageous support for the people of West Papua in their struggle for self-determination. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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