The event, which took place in the Nieuws poort Press Centre in The Hague was attended and spoken at by ILWP Co-founder Jennifer Robinson and Free West Papua Campaign founder, Benny Wenda who was a nominee for the 2013 and 2014 Nobel Peace Prizes. The program was supervised by Fadjar Schouten Korwa, who will be helping to coordinate the new ILWP NL chapter. A panel discussion also took place, led by Griselda Molemans, with panelists Aad Kamsteeg (journalist), Albert Knigge (Lawyers4Lawyers), Vien Sawor (West Papua Courier) and Fried Rycke Haijer (NJCM ). You can watch a recording of the Livestream which was filmed during the launching here and more photos of the event can be seen here
West Papuans demonstrate in support
Demonstrations were also held on 19th as it is exactly 6 years to the day that the mass peaceful civil movement, the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) was formed. The KNPB organised demonstrations to be held in Port Numbay/Jayapura, Biak, Timika, Manokwari, Lapago/Wamena, Pakpak, Sorong, Dogiyai, Merauke, Kaimana and Nabire.