PM Solomon meninggalkan PIF lebih awal

Honiara, Jubi – Perdana Menteri Kepulauan Solomon Manasseh Sogavare terpaksa memotong pendek perjalanannya ke ibukota Samoa Apia pekan lalu untuk Forum Kepulauan Pasifik ke-48 minggu lalu “karena situasi politik dalam negeri terkait penyingkirannya dari jabatan”. Hal ini dijealskan oleh Perdana Menteri…
West Papua protest at Forum summit in Apia

A small, but vocal, group of protesters gathered this morning outside the Sheraton Aggies Resort in Apia, venue of the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting, to raise awareness about the plight of West Papua and its people. Protest organiser…
Churches unimpressed by Indonesia’s comments on West Papua

Radio NZ International – The Pacific Conference of Churches says it is unimpressed by comments made by Indonesian officials at the recent Pacific Island Forum Leaders’ Summit in Apia.   The General Secretary, Reverend Francois Pihaatae, said a protest that took place…
Fallout from Indonesian officials confronting media

Radio NZ International – There’s more fallout from a confrontation between media and Indonesian officials at the Pacific Island Forum Leaders summit in Samoa’s capital last week after the topic of West Papua was brought up.   A protest supporting…
Apia confrontation highlights sensitivity over West Papua

Redui BZ International – A confrontation between media and Indonesian officials in Samoa last week has highlighted the depth of feelings in the region about West Papua.   Pacific Islanders are increasingly speaking out over their concern about reports of…
Ini Sikap New Zealand Soal Dipertahankannya Isu Papua di PIF

WELLINGTON, SATUHARAPAN.COM – Dipertahankannya isu pelanggaran Hak Asasi Manusia (HAM) di Papua dalam komunike bersama Konferensi Tingkat Tinggi (KTT) ke-48 Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) di Apia, Salomon Islands, akhir pekan lalu, masih mendatangkan pertanyaan dari berbagai kalangan tentang apa yang…

Mata’afa Keni Lesa, http://sobserver.ws    The fight for West Papua might be far from a victory for people there but at last week’s 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting; the vocal local protesters who made the issue known can claim a…
Komunike PIF ke- 48 di Apia

Apia, Jubi – Forum Kepulauan Pasifik (PIF) ke-48 telah rampung di Apia, Samoa dari tanggal 5 – 8 September 2017 dan dihadiri oleh Kepala Negara, Pemerintahan, dan Wilayah dari Australia, Kepulauan Cook, Negara Federasi Mikronesia, Polinesia Prancis, Republik Kiribati, Republik dari…
Indonesia says protesters in Samoa should have had govt approval

Radion NZ )nternationa – Indonesia’s Ambassador to Samoa, Tonga and New Zealand, Tantowi Yahya, says protesters supporting West Papua independence should have sought a government permit of approval to stage the action.   At least 30 local people supporting the West…

By Joyetter Feagaimaali’i-Luamanu , 07 September 2017   A senior staff member of Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Franz Albert Joku, has rubbished the peaceful protest highlighting the plight of West Papua at the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting,…