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News about events in the region, solidarity actions here etc. will be posted here as and when we get it. But to be the first to know, join the SSP Email List. And to get involved in future actions, keep an eye on the Forthcoming Actions page!

Feb 06

24th February Papuans shut down Freeport mine

October 05

16th October NTM Missionaries Kicked Out

July 05

25th July Bougainville rebel leader Ona dies
3rd July Bougainville - Francis Ona, NO to opening Panguna

April 05

Demonstrators with placards outside a house
26th April Freeport CEO home demo
19th April Summary and Update from Santa Cruz SSP
18th April West Papua Demonstration and Presentation
17th April Reclaim Shell Cove Aboriginal Embassy

Feb 05

14th February Mining Company tells Subanen Community to Cooperate or Face Immediate Eviction.

Jan 05

24th January Action: Call Freeport Execs to Stand Up for West Papua
24th January 8 people Arrested in Wamena West Papua
22nd January Freeport's involvement in West Papua - new research
21st January Brutal Indonesiam military oppression, Wurineri, West Papua
12th January Statement by the MDF regarding Development of the Panguna Mine
1st January Solidairity call from Indonesia

Dec 04

22nd December Help starving West Papuan refugees
20th December SSP New Orleans created
19th December Phone for Papuan Prisoners
18th December Santa Cruz updates
15th December Aus Police Deny Plans to Attack No-Go Zone
8th December West Papua: Military Execute Pastor in hunt for OPM
7th December Philippines: EF! Davao Pesticide Day
7th December West Papua: 15,000 Flee Military Assualt,
5,000 in Independence Demo,
Hunger Strike
7th December West Papua: Government Convoy Attacked
4th December Logging suspended in Philippines
29th November Bougainville News - Aussie jet and Constitution

Nov 04

24th November Action call out - Rolls Royce, West Papua
22nd November Leeds SSP benefit dinner, Fri 3rd December
22nd November Philippines - Workers Strike in a Sugar plant, Brutally Dispersed
18th November Bad news for Bougainville
16th November Benefit to Phillipines and other SSP projects
14th November SSP Xmas Benefit Dinner - 17th Dec, Bradford
10th November Travel Restrictions on Bougainville

Oct 04

24th October Bank account
24th October Various West Papua updates
24th October Bougainville updates
19th October Arms for Ona - Bougainville leaders condemn Musingku, Ona's plan
14th October Fundraising in Leeds, Sat 6th Nov
11th October Beyond ESF SSP Talk, Saturday 16th October
11th October Mekamui statement on plane over PNG government
11th October Greens slam attacks on anti-loggers
11th October West Papuan Refugees Deported
10th October SSP Fundraising
8th October Mekamui invite two Austalian / British nationals to land on Bougainville
8th October Bougainville not ready to hold elections by end of 2004
7th October Environmentalist Assassinated in the Philippines

Sept 04

21st September Mother Mekamui - from the MDF
10th September Mekamui Stand on deployment of Australian Police in Bougainville
6th September Australian police head to Bougainville
2nd September A new dawn for mining after a lost decade?

August 04

19th August Prisoners released from West Papuan jail
17th August "Like an abusive visitor who sues the host"
13th August Downer signs off on police mission to PNG
13th August Bougainville peace process needs to move on

July 04

27th July Protests against Canadian Mining company voiced at United Nations
14th July Sunkamap Times - Bougainville's new newspaper. Photo: The Manobo receiving their certificate of ancestral domain
The Manobo receiving their certificate of ancestral domain
8th July PNG Oil Palm Plantation Action
7th July Manobo gain certificate of ancestral domain (photos)
6th July Papuan boycott + London action

June 04

14th June West Papuan boycott of Indonesian elections - picket
14th June Norwich activists fined for Pacific Solidarity

May 04

13th May 17th May - Remembrance Day and Independence Day for the people of Bougainville
6th May West Papuan Prisoner Support Week

April 04

14th April Demonstration at Canadian Consulate in Barcelona.
7th April Papuan ballot boycott prevents election result. Global solidarity demonstrations in support.
2nd April Poll Boycott

March 04

1st March London Rising Tide pickets BP Tangguh Gas Greenwash Meeting