Octovanius Mote

ULMWP Secretary General
Octovanius Mote

Octovanius Mote is the Secretary General of ULMWP and former Head of the Papua Bureau of Kompas, the largest Indonesian daily newspaper. He was forced to leave Papua due to death threats from the Indonesian security services. Granted political asylum in the US, he has tirelessly lobbied the US government on issues of human rights in West Papua and Indonesia.