Movement to push U.S. military out of Pacific Islands comes to Seattle

Three activists from the Indigenous communities of Okinawa, Guam, and Hawai’i will be speaking in Seattle later this month about efforts to remove U.S. military bases from the native lands in the Pacific. Tina Grandinetti, Kisha Borja-Quichocho Calvo and Ruth Aloua…

Academics have been urged to ensure that cultures of Pacific peoples are promoted within the education system. Victoria University academic Kabini Sanga says scholars who attended the Oceania Comparative and International Education Society annual conference in Wellington this week can…
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…
Annual stoush in New York over West Papua

Johnny Blades, Radio NZ It’s become an annual stoush in New York. Pacific leaders call for an investigation into killings and various alleged human rights abuses against West Papuans by Indonesian security forces. The long-running complaint that Papuans were denied…