Tag: Provisional Constitution

The Morning Star Flag of West Papua

United Liberation Movement for West Papua announces formation of a provisional government in West Papua

By NDT Bureau The West Papuan territorial conflict stems from Indonesia’s incorporation of the territory in it during the post-colonial era. West Papuans refute the 1969 ‘Act of Free Choice’ that proclaimed West Papua as an Indonesian territory and this is regarded as the starting point of the Papua conflict. On December 1, the United Liberation […]

Hon. Benny Wenda, President of the Republic of West Papua

West Papua independence leaders declare ‘government-in-waiting’

Province’s breakaway movement nominates exiled leader as interim president as conflict-ridden Indonesian region marks independence day West Papuan leaders have declared a provisional “government-in-waiting” of the contested Indonesian province, as the United Nations said it was “disturbed by escalating violence” there, including the killing of a child allegedly by security forces. The province marks independence […]

The Republic of West Papua