Monthly Archives: December 2009

Kelly Kwalik – a warrior of freedom whose spirit will live on

OPM commander Kelly Kwalik was last week assassinated by Indonesian police during a raid in Timika last week. Kwalik had been fighting for West Papuan independence from Indonesia for nearly four decades. Following the brutal murder of independence leader Theys … Continue reading

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Sebby Sambom released from prison in West Papua

We are delighted to share news that Papuan political prisoner Sebby Sambom was yesterday released from prison in West Papua. Sebby had been arrested following his participation in a peaceful demonstration held in Jayapura to support the launch of International … Continue reading

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Video footage of Indonesian troops opening fire on peaceful West Papua protestors

Shocking video footage has emerged showing Indonesian troops opening fire on Papuan protestors in Jayapura, West Papua on 1st December. A number of Papuans including women and children had gathered by the roadside to mark independence day. They were holding … Continue reading

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