West Papua

If You Cared About Standing Rock, You Need To Know About West Papua

Claudia Hyde | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Claudia Hyde

Standing Rock taught us that persistent efforts can succeed- this lesson must not be forgotten, especially when it comes to groups that need protection the most.

Thanks to Jeremy Corbyn from the people of West Papua

Benny Wenda | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Politics
Benny Wenda

Statement by the National Committee for West Papua, KNPB, a Papuan peoples' organization that campaigns in a non-violent way, for an independence refe...

Getting the Facts Straight on West Papua

Benny Wenda | Posted 20.05.2017 | UK
Benny Wenda

Life in West Papua is very hard. We do not enjoy the freedoms that people in many democratic countries get to experience. We cannot raise our national...

A West Papuan Flag Gets You Arrested in London, as Well as in West Papua

Peter Tatchell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Peter Tatchell

On Wednesday I was arrested for unfurling a West Papuan flag as the Indonesian President's limousine departed Westminster Abbey, after being feted by senior Anglicans.

As a friend, Britain Should Warn Indonesia That Its Pluralism Is in Peril

Benedict Rogers | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

It is right to invite President Yudhoyono to Britain, it is right to seek to deepen our friendship, and it is right to applaud Indonesia's achievements. But in a spirit of friendship, David Cameron and the British Government should not shy away from addressing the challenges as well as lauding the accomplishments.