Churches unimpressed by Indonesia’s comments on West Papua

Radio NZ International – The Pacific Conference of Churches says it is unimpressed by comments made by Indonesian officials at the recent Pacific Island Forum Leaders’ Summit in Apia.   The General Secretary, Reverend Francois Pihaatae, said a protest that took place…
Apia confrontation highlights sensitivity over West Papua

Redui BZ International – A confrontation between media and Indonesian officials in Samoa last week has highlighted the depth of feelings in the region about West Papua.   Pacific Islanders are increasingly speaking out over their concern about reports of…

By Joyetter Feagaimaali’i-Luamanu , 07 September 2017   A senior staff member of Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Franz Albert Joku, has rubbished the peaceful protest highlighting the plight of West Papua at the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting,…