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West Papua Independene Day Petition To PM


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West Papua Independene Day Petition To PM

Monday 1st December 2008

At the Houses of Commons, London on Monday the 1st of December 2008 at
11.30 am, will be the launch event of the West Papua Declaration, in
support of self determination for the indigenous people of West Papua.

Exiled West Papuan independence leader Benny Wenda will be joined by UK
Parliamentarians and Free West Papua supporters from all over UK for the
signing of ‘The West Papua Declaration' at Portcullis House, London.

Before the presentation and the signing of the West Papua Declaration,
Benny Wenda, Lord Harries and Andrew Smith MP accompanied by other member
of parliaments will deliver a petition, including a copy of the West Papua
Declaration, to the Prime Minister to mark West Papua Independence Day
(the day in 1961 when the Dutch promised independence for West Papua).

Please assemble at the entrance to 10 Downing Street for 10.30 am

Order of events, Time & Place:

11.00 am Delivery of petition to the Prime Minister
10 Downing Street, London SW1A 2AA

11.30 - 12.00 signing of the West Papua Declaration
Portcullis House – Room O, London, SW1A 2LW

1.00pm to 2.00pm DEMO outside the Indonesian Embassy
38, Grosvenor Square, London, W1K 2HW

2.00pm to 3.30pm MARCH for JUSTICE to the BP & Rio Tinto HQs
St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4PD


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