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Tuesday, 09/20/16

 

Thousands of people have rallied across West Papua this week demanding independence and their right to self-determination. The Free West Papua Campaign (FWPC) stated those that took part in the peaceful demonstrations marched with a clear message: “We want to be free people”. People of West Papua are calling on the United Nations to support their... + continue reading

Wednesday, 09/21/16

 

Landowners in the PDL 1 and PDL 7 project areas of the PNG LNG project have given the state four days ultimatum after the state had failed to honour its MOU that was signed in Hides in Hela Province after the landowners threatened to close all LNG operations last  month. The landowners from all various blocks in the two licence project areas met with officers from... + continue reading

Wednesday, 09/21/16

 

The Papua New Guinea Government has applied to dismiss an application by asylum seekers on Manus Island for compensation and repatriation by Australia. Lawyers for PNG's Chief Migration Officer and Immigration Minister will argue the men's application should be dismissed because it is not personally signed by them and is outside the court's jurisdiction.

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Top Stories

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The Supreme Court of the United States has denied a petition of ‘writ of certiorari’ from five American Samoans, who are plaintiffs in the US citizenship case against the federal... + continue reading

Opinion

Wednesday, 07/06/16 - 1 comment(s)

 

On the 2 July 1998, the West Papuan Morning Star flag was raised on top of a water tower near the harbour in Biak. Up to 75 people gathered beneath it singing songs and...

News Releases

Monday, 09/19/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

Applications are now being accepted for the East-West Center's United States-South Pacific Scholarship. 

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Links

Thursday, 09/15/16 - 0 comment(s)

 

"The numerous atolls that make up the island nation are now regularly swamped due to sea level rise. But as more people flee for the US, many fear their culture will be lost to a... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Tuesday, 09/20/16 - 0 comment(s)

Videos and Statements from Pacific Islands Leaders will be posted as they become available. 

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