The ULMWP Announced the formation of WPA on July 1st, 2019
Be known to the world that a United Military Command for a Free and independent Nation-State of the Republic of West Papua has been form on May 1, 2019 that we call the May 1 Declaration of West Papuan Peoples.— Oscar Wilde.
This announcement was made by the Spokesperson of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Dr. Jacob Rumbiak in Australia.
West Papua Army was formed after a series of Extraordinary Summits held among the High Ranking Officials of the West Papua Revolutionary Army (WPRA), the armed wing of Free West Papua Campaign, West Papua National Liberation Army – Tentara Pembebasan Nasional Papua Barat (TPN PB) – Organisasi Papua Merdeka (OPM) and West Papua National Army – Tentara Nasoinal Papua Barat (TNPB) of the Federal Republic of West Papua.
The Summit was held at Yako Village, nearby Vanimo Town, Sandaun or West Sepik Province of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea.