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Monday, 10/24/16


Many Australians are deeply ashamed of how their government treats asylum seekers, a social agency says. Catholic Social Services Australia made the observation following its submission to the Senate Inquiry on serious allegations of abuse, self-harm and neglect of asylum seekers detained on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island and Nauru. In its submission, the agency... + continue reading

Monday, 10/24/16


Tonga's parliament last week appeared to be rehearsing how to prepare, present, and to process a Vote of No Confidence in a Prime Minister and his Cabinet. The script is based on an amendment to the 2010 Rules of Procedure of the Legislative Assembly that has been presented by the Standing Committee on Privileges. In its current Rules of Procedure, the... + continue reading

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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


Wednesday, 10/05/16 - 0 comment(s)


Land has become quite the issue in this week’s discussions as has been the idea of Maori customary title. Words like ownership, recompense, leases and the idea that for some our...

News Releases

Tuesday, 10/25/16 - 0 comment(s)


The Yap State Department of Health Services wishes to announce that the Yap Memorial Hospital will be actively trying to recoup over $1.1 million dollars owed to the hospital for... + continue reading

In Depth

Tuesday, 09/27/16 - 0 comment(s)


A new report detailing the human rights abuses in West Papua has been published this week. The research aims to convince Pacific leaders on providing full membership of... + continue reading


Friday, 10/21/16 - 0 comment(s)


A legal expert explores the decision by the International Court Of Justice's split decision to dismiss the Marshall Islands’ nuclear nonproliferation litigation for lack... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Monday, 10/03/16 - 0 comment(s)


Fareed Zakaria sits down with President Hilda Heine of the Marshall Islands to learn what threat climate change poses her country and what can be done about it.Source: CNN... + continue reading