12th Assembly 2009

Assembly votes to support West Papua

The 12th Assembly today passed by consensus a proposal that it urge the Australian Federal Government to continue to encourage the Indonesian Government to more thoroughly and respectfully implement the Special Autonomy status of West Papua and to uphold the human rights of West Papua citizens.

Uniting Church partners, the Evangelical Christian Church in the Land of Papua (Gereja Kristen Injili di Tanah Papua, GKITP), were present for the vote.

UnitingWorld will continue to support GKITP, including advocacy work.