Category: South Pacific

Lora Lini: Feeling peaceful with Kunume Wone

 August 14 at 3:34 PM ·  Taem wan sista bl Melanesia blong Vanuatu 🇻🇺 hemi mitim ol big brata Papua New Guinea and West Papua – hemi wan naes miting…so honored to meet for the very first time the Honourable James Marape, Prime…
Solomon Islands and Vanuatu for United Nations to Visit West Papua

FUNAFUTI, Tuvalu – Prime Minister of Solomon Island, Hon. Manasseh Sogavare has met with his counterpart from Vanuatu Prime Minister, Hon. Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, on Tuesday (08/13/2019) in Funafuti, Tuvalu during the opening of the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting. …
Pacific leaders declare climate crisis, demand end to coal

Source: RNZ Pacific leaders have declared a climate crisis in the region and are demanding an end to coal mining. The declaration was signed by several regional leaders at the Pacific Islands Development Forum in Fiji on Tuesday. The declaration…
Indonesia is cementing control over West Papua

By NITHIN COCA, Freelance Journalist, SSNews  EARLIER this month, the Indonesian military raided and destroyed the offices of the West Papuan National Committee, a separatist group in the country’s easternmost region, which has long agitated for independence.  The raid came…
Pacific Forum countries urged to follow up on West Papua

A West Papuan human rights defender has called for more Pacific islands countries to speak up internationally about human rights abuses in her homeland. Rosa Moiwend, who has been visiting New Zealand this week, said it was important that Pacific…
West Papuan Liberation Movement applies for full MSG membership

The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has officially submitted an application for full membership in the Melanesian Spearhead Group. The Liberation Movement already has observer status in the regional group whose full members are Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon…

The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has again applied for full membership in the Melanesian Spearhead Group. The ULM hopes that new leadership in the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea may improve its chances .ListenListening…1:30 The United Liberation…