Rolling protests in West Papua

A SERIES of protests has taken place in West Papua in support of Vanuatu’s plan to address human rights abuse by Indonesia. The protests in Sentani and Jayapura led to some 80 arrests by security forces. Vanuatu has promised to…
ULMWP akan gelar aksi nasional dukung pertemuan PIF

Jayapura – Komite Aksi United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) akan menggelar aksi mobilisasi massa rakyat West Papua dan doa bersama di seluruh tanah Papua pada 4 September 2018. Bentuk dukungan terhadap pelaksanaan KTT Pasific Island Forum (PIF) di…

AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): A New Zealand-based West Papua advocacy group has appealed to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and other leaders meeting at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru next week to support Vanuatu’s United Nations initiative. Vanuatu has…

BY Islands Business correspondent Nic Maclellan at the Pacific Islands Forum, Nauru Pacific leaders will consider a new Biketawa Plus declaration on regional security, as they gather in Nauru for the 49th Pacific Islands Forum. The draft statement describes climate…

PNG Foreign Minister Rimbink Pato at yesterday’s Forum Foreign Ministers conference … Pacific still divided over West Papua issue. Image: Samoa Observer/Misiona Simo By Alexander Rheeney in Apia Vanuatu has asked Pacific Islands Forum member states to support its resolution…

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…
Charlot Salwai: Pemimpin Pasifik Sepakat Bawa Isu Papua Ke PBB

Jayapura, Jubi – Vanuatu menegaskan bahwa para pemimpin Forum Kepulauan Pasific (PIF) telah bersepakat membawa isu West Papua ke Perserikatan Bangsa-Bangsa, sebagai wujud keprihatinan kawasan tersebut pada persoalan Papua. Pertemuan PIF minggu lalu di Negara Federasi Mikronesia (FSM) telah mencapai…