Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A Bougainvillean leader has accused Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O’Neill of “undermining” the island’s 17-year-old peace agreement and the independence vote due next year. Martin Miriori also condemned O’Nell for lacking sensitivity over Bougainville that…
Komisi Bipartisan PNG sarankan penanganan referendum Bougainville

Port Moresby, Jubi – Komisi Bipartisan Parlemen Papua Nugini tentang Urusan Bougainville, mengatakan masalah penting yang berkaitan dengan referendum tahun depan, harus diselesaikan sebelum tahun ini berakhir. Laporan komite ini, yang diajukan di hadapan Parlemen, termasuk seruan agar pendanaan persiapan referendum…
States-in-Waiting: Introducing Your Future Pacific Neighbors

The world’s newest states are likely to emerge from the Pacific Islands. Why is no one paying attention? https://thediplomat.com/, By Sally Andrews April 05, 2016 Within a few years, the Pacific Islands region will likely become home to the newest states…
UN committee rejects West Papua independence petition

The United Nations decolonisation committee says it will not accept a petition signed by 1.8 million West Papuans calling for an independence vote. The petition, presented by the independence leader Benny Wenda on Tuesday, asked the UN to appoint a…
FNLKS minta Komite Dekolonisasi PBB kirim pemantau referendum

New York, Jubi – Delegasi Kaledonia Baru telah berbicara didepan Komite Dekolonisasi PBB di New York mengenai referendum kemerdekaan wilayah tersebut yang semakin dekat. Gerakan FLNKS yang pro-kemerdekaan Kaledonia Baru mengatakan kepada Komite Dekolonisasi PBB bahwa masih ada masalah dengan Perjanjian…
FNLKS minta Komite Dekolonisasi PBB kirim pemantau referendum

New York, Jubi – Delegasi Kaledonia Baru telah berbicara didepan Komite Dekolonisasi PBB di New York mengenai referendum kemerdekaan wilayah tersebut yang semakin dekat. Gerakan FLNKS yang pro-kemerdekaan Kaledonia Baru mengatakan kepada Komite Dekolonisasi PBB bahwa masih ada masalah dengan Perjanjian…
Catalan referendum: Clashes as voters defy Madrid

Catalonia’s independence referendum has begun in chaotic fashion, with clashes occurring as police attempt to prevent the vote from taking place. The Spanish government has pledged to stop a poll that was declared illegal by the country’s constitutional court. Police…
West Papua independence petition is rebuffed at UN

Exiled leader Benny Wenda presents smuggled petition to decolonisation committee but chair says Indonesian takeover of province is not on its agenda    Ben Doherty and Kate Lamb Saturday 30 September 2017 03.02 BSTFirst published on Saturday 30 September 201700.54 BST The…