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Thursday, 10/27/16


Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says he does not condone human rights abuses of any kind and warned that perpetrators of such abuses would be brought to justice. While opening the Regional Workshop on the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT) in Sigatoka yesterday, he said he did not tolerate... + continue reading

Thursday, 10/27/16


A Papuan pro-independence leader Filep Karma has called on the Indonesian government to hold a referendum on independence. Mr Karma is a former political prisoner who was released last year after being jailed for 11 years for raising the banned Morning Star flag. He told the Jakarta Post that the long-demanded referendum was a win-win solution for both the... + continue reading

Tuesday, 10/25/16


The behaviour of accused Pentecost Chief, Viraleo Boborenvanua and his fellow accused towards the Court and directions given by Justice David Chetwynd caused the Judge to storm out of the court yesterday morning. Before exiting the court room, the Supreme Court Judge entered “not guilty pleas” for all the 9 men, refusing to hear them plea for themselves because they... + 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


Thursday, 10/27/16 - 0 comment(s)


Apathy and lack of trust in government is widespread throughout the CNMI. This sentiment is as disturbing as it is troubling. It is easily seen among villagers who had to break...

News Releases

Thursday, 10/27/16 - 0 comment(s)


Opposition parliamentary leader Rose Brown says the only way forward for the Cook Islands following last week’s tragic shootings, is to initiate an independent inquiry to address... + 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

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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