benny wenda Archives - Dancing Turtle

Best Documentary award for The Road to Home

We’re thrilled to announce that our documentary about Nobel Peace Prize nominee Benny Wenda has been awarded ‘Best Documentary Feature’ at the Amsterdam Film Festival in their 2016 Van Gogh Awards.

The festival celebrates films that capture both the artistry … Read More

Benny Wenda and members of Lucky Dube record West Papua freedom song

West Papuan musician and spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), Benny Wenda has joined forces with former members of the Reggae King, Lucky Dube’s band to record a song for his people in West Papua.

The … Read More

West Papua freedom struggle reaches South Africa

The Nobel Peace Prize nominated West Papua independence leader Benny Wenda has this week embarked on his first ever official tour to South Africa, aimed at building support for the self-determination struggle in his homeland. His arrival comes only days after he … Read More

West Papua resubmits application for MSG membership

United Liberation Movement for West Papua/ULMWP, newly formed West Papuan coordinating body which comprised of three main resistance groups, namely Federal Republic of West Papua, West Papua National Parliament and West Papua National Coalition for Liberation have submitted their application … Read More