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Human rights lawyers pressing for West Papua self determination

From the Guyana Chronicle INTERNATIONAL Lawyers for West Papua (ILWP), a global network of legal practitioners dedicated to promoting respect for the rule of law in that country, brought the campaign to Guyana last week. Speaking, last Friday at Cara … Continue reading

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Human rights lawyers pressing for West Papuan self-determination

From Starbroek News The International Lawyers for West Papua (ILWP) formally launched in Guyana on Friday to continue its efforts to help West Papua to “exercise peacefully their fundamental human rights and the freedoms guaranteed by international law.” In a … Continue reading

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Guyana supports West Papua independence bid

BBC Caribbean News Amerindians in Guyana are supporting West Papua’s calls for independence from Indonesia. West Papua is half of the island of New Guinea, which is located north of Australia. The pledge of support came Friday at the launch … Continue reading

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International Lawyers for West Papua

Today in West Papua there have been widespread rallies with tens of thousands of people calling for independence and showing their support for the launch of ‘International Lawyers for West Papua’, taking place in South America. Reports from West Papua … Continue reading

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Statement from Benny Wenda

The following is a statement from Benny Wenda, exiled West Papuan independence leader in the United Kingdom, Chair of the Koteka Tribal Assembly and Free West Papua Campaign I would like to urge all leaders and people of West Papua … Continue reading

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