Octovianus Mote

Vice-Chair of ULMWP
Octovianus Mote

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