Finding a dignified resolution for West Papua

Post written by Susan Connelly
15 May, 2016
Read Pastor Benny Giay’s comprehensive presentation on West Papua. [...]
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New West Papua Report

Post written by Susan Connelly
9 May, 2016
Read the report ‘We Will Lose Everything’ from a recent visit to Papua. [...]

Church leaders condemn recent violence in West Papua

Post written by Susan Connelly
4 January, 2016
Read about responses to recent killings. For a full account of the ongoing violence in December 2015, refer to this summary from the Australia West Papua Association. [...]

Australia’s neighbours suffer human rights abuses

Post written by Susan Connelly
19 August, 2015
On August 15, 1962, the future of West Papua was determined by the Netherlands, Indonesia and the USA in the so-called “New York Agreement”. The voice missing was that of the West Papuan people. Read an eyewitness report of a recent visit to West Papua. Watch a demonstration in London on 15 August, 2015. [...]

Vanishing Tribes: Unheard Voices from West Papua

Post written by Susan Connelly
9 July, 2015
Vanishing Tribes is a free, interactive, 70-page illustrated eBook that tells a fictional story based on real events in West Papua. It is a tribute to the people of this island nation and their unstoppable determination against all odds to regain their freedom through 50 years of passive resistance. [...]

The Papuan people need your help

Post written by Susan Connelly
11 June, 2015
Apolos Sroyer, a traditional leader in West Papua has been arrested for expressing his opinion in a peaceful demonstration.  Click here to find out ways to help him. [...]

Support West Papua’s bid to join the Melanesian Spearhead Group

Post written by Susan Connelly
29 May, 2015
What is the Melanesian Spearhead Group Helping West Papua join.  WP 4 MSG (I am not sure where I got these original documents, so apologies to whoever wrote them.)  susan.connelly@sosj.org.au       [...]

What’s happening in West Papua?

Post written by Susan Connelly
29 May, 2015
Read major reports on the situation: “Slow motion genocide’ or not? ” and “Neglected Genocide” and other news items.       [...]