PNG government to review West Papuans’ refugee claims

The Papua New Guinea government is currently reviewing asylum claims by over 1,000 West Papuans and beginning a registration of all West Papuans living in PNG, many of whom have been there for decades without full refugee status or citizenship. There are over 10,000 West Papuan refugees currently living in Papua New Guinea who throughout history […]

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Free West Papua Campaign PNG Coordinator interviewed by Radio Australia

Following the actions of Free West Papua Campaign – PNG on International Human Rights Day, FWPC PNG coordinator, Fred Mambrasar was interviewed by Caroline Tiriman on Radio Australia’s Tok Pisin service on the importance of the PNG government giving citizenship to all West Papuan refugees as they said they would. LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE He […]

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West Papuans in PNG mourn on Anniversary of Paniai Massacre

2 days ago, West Papuans mourned the Anniversary of the Paniai Massacre, remembering 8th December 2014 when 5 West Papuan children, were shot dead and 17 others injured by the Indonesian military.   A West Papuan who took part in this Mourning ceremony said “With one heart, we young West Papuans abroad in PNG light candles, hold hands […]

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