Thursday, November 27, 2014

1) Vanuatu PM: December 1 National Holiday Independence Papua in Vanuatu

 2) Hopes Vanuatu meet will unite West Papua groups

3) Lofty aims at West Papua meeting in Vanuatu

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A google translate of article in  suarapapua.com. Be-aware google translate can be a bit erratic. Original bahasa link at



1) Vanuatu PM: December 1 National Holiday Independence Papua in Vanuatu

By: Agus Pabika | Thursday, November 27th, 2014 - 21:43 pm | Viewed: 66 times


Jayapura, SUARAPAPUA.com --- Board Central West Papua National Committee (BP-KNPB) asked for the support of the people of West Papua prayer regarding the agenda of the meeting the leaders of West Papua fighters that will take place in Vanuatu, December 1, 2014.


KNPB spokesman, bazooka Logo, during a press conference on Thursday (27.11.14) afternoon, said the Prime Minister of Vanuatu Joe Natuman has announced December 1 as a national holiday to Vanuatu in providing support to the people of Papua.

 

"In addition to celebrating the moment of December 1, the symposium will also be held to bring together the ideas and perceptions of the political leaders of the people of West Papua, we are also happy because Vanuatu set December 1 as a national holiday," said a bazooka.

 

According to a bazooka, the symposium will be officially opened on December 1, 2014, and the closing will be held on December 4, 2014. (Read: December 1 Must Be Moment Against Forgot human rights violations in Papua).

 

West Papuan independence activists in some countries, like the Netherlands, PNG, Australia, England, New Zealand, and East Timor, reportedly also will celebrate the independence of West Papua.

 

"The status of West Papua has been explicitly stated by Muhammad Hatta, chairman of the Indonesian delegation, that issue does not need dipersolakan West Irian as a nation of Papua entitled to become an independent nation," he said.

 

Said bazooka, it is proved by the people of West Papua are not taking part in the Indonesian Youth Pledge October 28th, 1928. (Read: Spokesman KNPB: Mandatory Papua People Commemorate December 1!).

 

"In youth oath never existed Papuan representatives were present, therefore we never acknowledge one nation, one language, and one whose name homeland of Indonesia," he said.

 

KNPB also called on representatives of the leaders of the West Papuan struggle to not be selfish and maintain the principles of each, but are looking for the best way for the independence of the people of Papua.

 

"We are in the country will hold a prayer for a meeting later, unity and national liberation kesatuaan towards West Papua nation we desperately need," said bazooka Logo.

 

Previously, as written media, the Pasto Nafuki Allan, Chairman of the symposium organizing committee said, about 200 representatives of West Papua will be present at the meeting. (Read: People of West Papua Symposium Held December 1, 2014).

 

Editor: Oktovianus Pogau

 

AGUS PABIKA

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2) Hopes Vanuatu meet will unite West Papua groups

Updated at 7:03 pm on 27 November 2014


The chair of Vanuatu's West Papua Unification Committee is confident next week's summit will produce a united West Papuan bid to join the Melanesian Spearhead Group.
About 200 West Papuans are expected at the conference, which is to begin from the 1st of December, following a march of solidarity for the West Papuan people in Port Vila.
A formal membership application by the West Papua National Coalition for Liberation was knocked back by the MSG earlier this year, whose leaders called for a more representative bid.
The chair of Vanuatu's West Papua Unification Committee, Pastor Allan Nafuki, says he expects they will be able to deliver such a bid by the end of the summit.
"By this summit we expect all of them will sign requesting membership for MSG. Yes, I'm confident that this is one of our main highlights in our summit."
Pastor Allan Nafuki.
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3) Lofty aims at West Papua meeting in Vanuatu

Updated at 5:20 pm on 27 November 2014


Vanuatu's West Papua Unification Committee says it is aiming to ensure all opinions will be well represented at its summit next week.
The meeting hopes to form a united bid for Papuan membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group.
A formal membership application by the West Papua National Coalition for Liberation was knocked back by the MSG earlier this year, whose leaders called for a more representative bid.
The chairman of the committee Pastor Allan Nafuki says it is also hoped that the conference can produce an autonomous decision on self determination for independence.
"We are asking every group, whether pro, or not pro, we are expecting them to come, so that at the end of the summit, nobody will say the Vanuatu summit was not well represented. So we want to give everybody an opportunity at this summit."
Pastor Allan Nafuki says he has not heard of any West Papuans facing difficulties leaving Indonesia for the summit.
About 200 West Papua representatives from around the world are expected to attend, with some of them arriving from today.
The conference will begin from the 1st of December, following a march of solidarity for the West Papuan people in Port Vila.

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