Arrests at West Papua Protest

INDONESIAN security forces have arrested 50 protesters who want human rights abuses in West Papua to be addressed by Pacific leaders. The protest in Sentani called on leaders at the Pacific Islands Forum on Nauru to raise the issue of…
Lessons from OPM Experience in Senegal

Jayapura, 25/5(Jubi)–– Free West Papua activist Filep Jacob Semuel Karma, commonly called Jopie Karma already warned that the experience of OPM (Organisasi Papua Merdeka – Free Papua Movement) in Senegal should not be repeated now. This warning is important in…
No Chinese military base in Vanuatu: PM Salwai reiterated to Australia

Vanuatu’s prime minister has met his Australian counterpart and reiterated that his government will not allow China to build a military base on its shores. Vanuatu’s prime minister Charlot Salwai.Vanuatu’s prime minister Charlot Salwai. Photo: RNZ/Koroi Hawkins Following reports that…

What to make of the extraordinary story in Australia’s Fairfax newspapers on Tuesday about reported discussions between China and Vanuatu that could allow the People’s Liberation Army to establish a presence in the South Pacific nation? If true, there would be significant…

Radio NZ International – About two hundred men held at the Australian-run detention centre on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea are to be moved to a new facility within weeks. The Australian immigration minister, Peter Dutton, says those who…
Ratusan Pemimpin Aborigin Bertemu Rumuskan Referendum

ULURU, SATUHARAPAN.COM – Ratusan pemimpin Aborigin Australia berkumpul di Uluru, Australia tengah, hari ini (24/05)  untuk sebuah pertemuan bersejarah merumuskan langkah-langkah agar keberadaan mereka diakui secara resmi dalam konstitusi. Pertemuan selama tiga hari itu bertepatan dengan ulang tahun ke-50 referendum…
Xanana: Kami Tak Minta Bantuan, Kami Minta Hak Kami

DEN HAAG, KOMPAS.com – Pemerintah Timor Leste dan Australia maju ke meja perundingan terkait sengketa batas wilayah laut antara kedua negara, di celah Timor. Perundingan itu digelar di Den Haag, Belanda, Senin (29/8/2016). Seperti diberitakan Associated Press, selama ini kedua…