West Papua issue internal: Eoe

September 5, 2019, The NationalNational  FOREIGN Affairs and International Trade Minister Soroi Eoe says the current uprising in West Papua is an “internal Indonesia issue”. Eoe told Parliament yesterday that it “did not matter how everyone felt” the issue was…

Today is the fifth anniversary of the implementation of the policy under which all people who travel by boat to Australia to seek asylum are detained indefinitely on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island and Nauru. About 1600 refugees and asylum…
West Papuan refugees in PNG urged to register

West Papuan refugees in Papua New Guinea are being urged by the country’s authorities to register for citizenship. This week PNG’s Immigation and Citizenship Service Authority appealed to all West Papuans living in the Niugini islands region to get in…
PNG govt to review West Papuans’ refugee claims

From Dateline Pacific, 4:03 pm on 8 February 2016 Listen duration3′ :11″ Add to playlist Downloa Papua New Guinea’s government is reviewing asylum claims by over 1,000 West Papuans and beginning a registration of all West Papuans living in PNG, many of whom have…
PNG to integrate West Papua refugees

Papua New Guinea has committed to integrating Papuans who fled across the border from Indonesia. The PNG foreign minister, Rimbink Pato, says West Papuan refugees will be issued a PNG passport or certificate of identity. Mr Pato says the process…