Push for change in PNG’s West Papua policy announced

The Free West Papua Movement has held a rare press conference in Papua New Guinea to call for international action on the conflict in Indonesian ruled Papua. Representatives of the movement’s armed wing, the West Papua Liberation Army, gave an…
International attention drawn to West Papuan struggle

Efforts to focus international attention on the West Papua independence cause surged in the past week. First, a petition claiming to represent the voices of 1.8 million West Papuans calling for decolonisation of Indonesian-ruled Papua was handed to the UN Human Rights…
PNG’s Parkop pushes for referendum for West Papuans

The newspaper The National reported that Powes Parkop wants PNG to push for a legitimate independence referendum for West Papuans He said this was needed because 1969’s so-called Act of Free Choice referendum, through which West Papua was incorporated into Indonesia, was…
NCD Residents Assured of Normalcy

MEDIA RELEASE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2018 NCD RESIDENTS ASSURED OF NORMALCY PORT MORESBY: “Tomorrow its business as usual for us in Port Moresby as normalcy has been restored in the city” assured National Capital District Governor, Powes Parkop. He made…
Powes Parkop: Key point from Xi Jinping Speech

“Global growth is shadowed by protectionism and unilateralism. …key engine driving global growth…however not all are success story…WW2 for instance…..not far from where we are meeting today was a scene of bloody battle….ancient Chinese saying …..one should clean the mirror…
Governor of Indonesia’s Papua seeks connection with PNG

Radion NZ News – The Governor of Indonesia’s Papua province wants West Papuans to be able to connect more with people in neighbouring Papua New Guinea. The call from Lukas Enembe comes as he is visiting PNG’s capital Port Moresby.…

NATIONAL Capital District Governor Powes Parkop has called on Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Rimbink Pato not to shy away from discussing the West Papua issue on the international stage. “It is important that we talk about the West Papua…

August 1, 2018The NationalMain Stories  Article Views: 21 NATIONAL Capital District Governor Powes Parkop has set 2025 as the year to eradicate all settlements in Port Moresby. Parkop said this during the launching of a programme to turn all settlements in…