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 and Indonesia cooperating on border development, says Pato

Papua New Guinea’s Foreign Minister says economic and social development is already underway in the area around the border with Indonesia. Rimbink Pato was responding to comments by National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop that PNG had not co-operated enough…
Pato reaffirms PNG’s position on West Papua to Jakarta

Papua new Guinea’s Foreign Minister Rimbink Pato says he has reaffirmed his country’s support for Indonesian control of West Papua. PNG foreign minister Rimbink Pato meets his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi in Indonesia, 19 July 2018 Photo: Rimbink Pato office…