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Benny Wenda: ‘I call on MPs to sign the Brussels Declaration’

On behalf of the ULMWP (United Liberation Movement for West Papua) and the people of West Papua, I welcome yesterday’s meeting in the European...

Police brutality in Manokwari and Timika a reminder of Indonesian colonial rule

The Indonesian state is again cracking down on protest and free expression in West Papua. Protestors who took to the streets to commemorate World...

Making history – the first ULMWP Congress in West Papua

I am greatly honoured to have been elected as President of the ULMWP Provisional Government at the historic Congress that has just concluded in...

Indonesia invokes anti-porn laws against rebranded Twitter

The Muslim-majority country has blocked Elon Musk’s website X.com. Indonesia has blocked access to the website X.com chosen by Elon Musk for his rebranded social...

Indonesians urged to abandon Western payment systems

The sweeping sanctions on Russia show that Visa and Mastercard could become a problem, President Joko Widodo warns. The leader of Indonesia says the country...

Boeing reportedly pleads Not Guilty in US court to criminal liability for 737 MAX crashes

Aerospace company Boeing pleaded not guilty in a US federal court to criminal responsibility for two 737 MAX crashes that killed hundreds of people...

World’s third largest democracy outlaws premarital sex

Lawmakers in Indonesia have approved a new criminal code that also bans cohabitation between unmarried couples. Premarital sex in Indonesia will be punishable by up...

Indonesia stresses neutrality after US defense talks

Indonesia’s military chief has pointed out that the Southeast Asian nation seeks to maintain good relations with all major powers. The US and Indonesian defense...

West Papuan leader Filep Karma’s drowning ‘suspicious’ – Benny Wenda

Wenda, the Interim President of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), raised questions over Karma's death in a recent press release. Full text...

Indonesian police arrest West Papuan leaders

Indonesian Police have arrested Buchtar Tabuni, one of West Papua’s most important liberation leaders, along with three other ULMWP Ministers. 'Indonesia are once again suppressing...

Central bank of G20 host Indonesia rails against US dollar – media

The regulator wants to reduce reliance of the Indonesian financial markets on the greenback. Indonesia’s central bank has spoken out against the use of the...

FIFA president reacts to Indonesia stadium tragedy

At least 125 were crushed to death on Saturday. FIFA president Gianni Infantino has released a statement on the tragic stadium crush in Malang, Indonesia...

Watch: Indonesian Stadium stampede kills 120+

An Indonesian league football match erupted in clashes and a deadly stampede. At least 125 fans and two officers have reportedly been killed amid chaos...

West Papuan and Kanaky liberation movements sign Memorandum of Understanding

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) and the Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front (FLNKS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU),...

Pacific Genocide: Indonesia accused of secretly bombing West Papuans with European weapons

Hard evidence from an arms monitoring group proves Indonesia is secretly bombing West Papua with ammunition bought in Europe. The shocking relevation of a continued...

Statement of Benny Wenda on West Papua Independence

United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP). I would like to wish a Happy New Year to all our solidarity supporters around the world and...

Watch: Violence erupts in West Papua after tribal leader dies following COVID jab

Violence erupted in West Papua's Manokwari province last week after a tribal leader died following injection with the AstraZeneca mRNA COVID medication. Daily Telegraph New...

Watch: Mysterious floating tank reclaimed from sea

The Indonesian military has intercepted the mysterious sea tank seen roaming the country’s waters. A mysterious tank-shaped object spotted on the open sea off Indonesia...

Watch: Video shows man directly hit by thunderbolt

CCTV footage in Jakarta, Indonesia has captured a security guard who luckily survived a direct hit by lightning, according to local media. The 35-year-old, working...

Mysterious ‘tank’ spotted floating at sea

A mysterious object resembling military hardware has been spotted floating at sea. Indonesian military has acknowledged the bizarre occurrence, yet was unable to intercept...

Watch: 7.3 magnitude quake triggers tsunami alert in Indonesia

A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Flores Island in Indonesia, prompting local authorities to issue a tsunami warning for parts of...

British propaganda campaign incited mass slaughter of communists in Indonesia in 1960s

British spies played a part in the mass murder of Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) members in the 1960s, urging locals, including army generals,...

At least 3 killed as 4.8 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali

At least three people have been killed and seven others injured after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's tourist island of Bali just before...

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