DSE: we are not part of West Papua trip

SolomonstarNews.com – DEVELOPMENT Service Exchange (DSE) has rejected claims that it is “officially represented” in a government delegation that visited West Papua last week. The delegation, led by the Chief of Staff in the Office of the Prime Minister, John…
NZ parliamentary committee gets West Papua briefing

A New Zealand parliament select committee has heard there is currently no pathway for West Papua to be put on the UN decolonisation list. The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee was today briefed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…
Hou for PM and Sogavare for Deputy PM

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for Small Malaita Rick Hou is being tipped for the Prime Minister’s post while the caretaker PM Manasseh Sogavare is likely to be his deputy. The deal was believed to have been reached last night following…

By Pacific Media Watch –September 23, 2017, https://asiapacificreport.nz UN video sourced from the West Papua Liberation Organisation. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas has expressed his country’s concern about the vast flows of refugees and migrants, noting that in 2016 the…
West Papua: Five facts about Indonesia’s ‘dark, dirty secret’

ANALYSIS: By Connor Woodman, https://asiapacificreport.nz/ The Indonesian President, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, is desperate to keep hidden Indonesia’s dark, dirty secret – its brutal 50-year war in its easternmost provinces. Here are five things you should know about Indonesian rule in West Papua:…
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…
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…

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,…

Jayapura, Jubi – Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, yang memimpin Pertemuan Menteri-menteri Luar Negeri Pacific Islands Forum, yang juga Deputi Perdana Menteri Samoa, memastikan bahwa West Papua jadi topik pada Forum Pemimpin PIF ke-48 tahun ini di Samoa. Menurut dia, seperti dikutip oleh fijitimes.com,…
Benny Wenda: I can not stop talking about Papua Merdeka

Jayapura, Jubi – Benny Wenda, spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua considers the statement of Ambassador (Ambassador) of the Republic of Indonesia to New Zealand (NZ), Tantowi Yahya as a statement showing Indonesia losing political arguments in…