An update on the West Papuan Struggle

The Long Road to Self Determination

West Papua takes its case to the United Nations

6.30 for 7 p.m. start

Thursday 2nd November 2017

St Francis Cathedral Hall, 65 Wakefield Street, City


Rex Rumakiek: Executive member of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, ULMWP, who with Benny Wenda, jointly presented a petition signed by 1.8 million West Papuans to the U.N. demanding a new independence referendum.

Peter Arndt: Executive Officer, Catholic Justice & Peace Commission of Brisbane,who recently visited West Papua and has since issued a report documenting recent military and police intimidation, beatings and torture, kidnapping and murder in West Papua. He also personally presented the report at a U.N. meeting on Human rights in Geneva this year.                                          Rex Rumakiek                                  UK Opposition Leader Hon. Jeremy Corbyn MP being presented with a copy of the petition by Benny Wenda, and picture Rex Rumakiek

Entry gold coin donation         For further info Contact:

Dave Arkins 8345-4480

Rosemary McKay 0433 101568

The forum is presented by Australia West Papua Association (SA) Inc.; Australian Institute of International Affairs, SA Branch; Australia East Timor Friendship Association, SA Inc.; The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom SA Branch; Sister Janet Mead and The Romero Community