Sunday, October 25, 2015

3 West Papuan events in Sydney on the 1st, 2nd & 3rd November.

3 West Papuan events in Sydney on the 1st, 2nd & 3rd November.
Details below

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1) West Papua  ChariTea & Global Day of Mourning
Sunday November 1st  1:30pm - 3:30pm



Venue The Gold Room Liverpool City Library 
                        
170 George Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
Dress Code All black Theme                        
 The Sydney Campaign has decided on this initiative that we will be holding every month to raise awareness, brainstorm, socialise and raise much needed funds for the campaign.
If you are interested in attending, supporting and learning more about West Papua please message this page for more details. 
We encourage everyone who will be attending to Wear Black to this event as we will also be commemorating The Global Day of Mourning. 
Featuring the documentary Film The Road To Home by British filmmaker Dominic Brown and an introduction to The Free West Papua Campaign powerpoint presentation.
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The West Papua Project
invites you to the premier screening of the film by West Papuan filmmaker
 
2) Wensi Fatubun“The Forgotten Struggle”
This film tells of lives shattered by the 1998 Biak Massacre and the unrelenting efforts of victims and activists to achieve justice in its aftermath.
Followed by a Q&A with Wensi, chaired by Cammi Webb-Gannon (Coordinator, West Papua Project, USYD)
 
Monday November 2, 2015
5PM – 6:30PM
Seminar Room 114 Mackie Building
Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies
The University of Sydney
Wensi Fatubun is a filmmaker, photographer and human rights activist from West Papua who works closely with JPIC MSC, SKP Merauke, SKP Timika, JPIC OSA, JPIC Franciscan, Franciscan International and various Catholic NGOs to advocate for human rights case in West Papua at the national level in Indonesia and at the United Nations. From 2008, he has been involved with building the initiative Papuan Voices which mentors young Papuans in using video to tell their own stories. Since 2012, he has been developing the Dayak Voices movement in Kalimantan and Tombo Manggarai on Flores island, also mentoring young people in using video as advocacy. Recently, he has started training young Papuans in using video as evidence and in video archiving. Check out his latest article for Tapol: http://www.tapol.org/news/eyes-papuans-video-advocacy-process.


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The West Papua Project presents a panel on
3) “Is Pacific solidarity for Papua on the rise?
Panel members
Budi Hernawan (Research Fellow, Abdurrahman Wahid Centre for Interfaith Dialogue and Peace, University of Indonesia)
Usman Hamid (Former Director, KontraS)
Bhatara Ibnu Reza (Operations Director, IMPARSIAL Jakarta)
Jim Elmslie (Convener, West Papua Project, USYD)
Chair: Cammi Webb-Gannon (Coordinator, West Papua Project, USYD)
Tuesday November 3, 2015
5PM – 6:30PM
Seminar Room 114 Mackie Building
Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies
The University of Sydney
Contact: Cammi Webb-Gannon
0408727367
 
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