PNG welcome West Papua refugees

Port Moresby, PAPUA NEW GUINEA – October 15, 2019: 10am (NBC NEWS PNG): Papua New Guinea will stand ready to welcome refugees from West Papua if they decide to seek refuge in the country. Prime Minister James Marape made these remarks…
West Papuan refugees welcome in PNG – PM

Papua New Guinea’s prime minister says his country stands ready to welcome more refugees from West Papua. James Marape was responding to questions in Parliament yesterday about the deteriorating human rights situation on the Indonesian side of the border. He…
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…