West Papua Road To Freedom Conference

West Papua Road To Freedom Conference

West Papua Road To Freedom Conference

The West Papua Road To Freedom Conference was organized by the International Lawyers for West Papua and Free West Papua Campaign, U.K. and was held at Oxford University, United Kingdom, on August 2nd, 2011.

The video footage was filmed by Von Planta Productions of London, U.K. and edited by Crazy-Man Documentaries.

West Papua Road To Freedom Conference – Part 1

Featuring the introduction speeches by Charles Foster from The International Lawyers for West Papua, and Andrew Smith MP of The International Parliamentarians for West Papua.

West Papua Road To Freedom Conference – Part 2

Featuring the presentation by exiled Papuan leader Benny Wenda of the Free West Papua Campaign.

In this video Benny Wenda talks about his personal experiences of Indonesian military actions in Papua, the pillage of Papua by military backed businesses, and the need for international recognition of West Papua’s right to self-determination.

West Papua Road To Freedom Conference – Part 3

Featuring the presentation by Viktor Yeimo of the  West Papua National Committee.

In this video, Viktor Yeimo talks about how the international support brings hopes for the future of Papua, and also Viktors personal experiences of discrimination in the Indonesian court system for peacefully campaigning for Papuan rights.

West Papua Road To Freedom Conference – Part 4

Featuring the presentation by John Saltford – Expert on the 1969 Act of Free Choice.

In this video John Saltford talks about the historical decolonization experience of West Papua, and the need for governments to publicly acknowledge their roles in the denial of West Papuan independence.

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