The Indonesian territory has struggled for independence for more than 50 years. By Bilveer Singh Papua has been in constant turmoil for more than 50 years, especially following the territory’s incorporation into Indonesia in 1969. This include incidences of violence where…

New Caledonia’s independence referendum has prompted French Polynesia’s pro-independence party to ask France to organise a vote on full self-rule in Tahiti. This comes after 56 percent of New Caledonians voted against independence amid a record 81 percent turnout. French…

Two more West Papua Liberation Army members have been killed in hostilities with Indonesia’s military in the Highlands of Papua province. The latest fighting on Saturday was in Lanny Jaya regency, where troops from Indonesia’s military, or TNI, exchanged gunfire…
The French Election in the Pacific

The outcome of the French presidential election has ramifications for Paris’ Pacific territories. https://thediplomat.com/, By Grant Wyeth May 03, 2017 While the two-candidate runoff for France’s presidency this coming Sunday poses a potential existential threat for Europe, the result will also be…