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SWP wants to achieve its goal in the form of projects; own projects and participation in projects of others. Its work will be done. In order to take a big step in attention and financial capabilities, SWP has first called on the illegal transfer of West Papua to Indonesia. Its milestones are listed below.

April 3, 2017
Due to planning-problems, the hearing will now be scheduled for late summer or early 2018.

Januari 5, 2017
Following the reply of the State, the court issued an interim ruling; a hearing with both parties will be inserted somewhere this summer.

December 23, 2016
This week we received response from the State of the Netherlands on the summons.
Our lawyer will hereupon submit his counter-plea.

More special moments


Research by Professor Pieter Drooglever

Prof. Pieter Drooglever passed away quite suddenly on 8 November 2017 at the age of 76.

General Assembly resolution 2504 - 19 Nov 1969 Agreement between RI and NL concerning West Papua.
General Assembly resolution 1514 - 14 Dec 1960 Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples.

Indonesia and West Papua
NRC - Sept 18, 2017 Nicolaas Jouwe passed away on September 16, 2017 at the age of 93.
JakartaGlobe - May 10, 2015 Jokowi: Freedom of press in West Papua. Seeing is believing.
Human Rights Watch - Oct 20, 2014 Jokowi should address the serious human rights problems in West Papua.
The Canbarra Times - Oct 19, 2014 Jokowi: "I want to give special attention to West Papua".
dSDeStandaard - June 7, 2014 (non English newspaper article) Papuas forgotten war.