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13 December 2016 – Ben Robinson Drawbridge – email@example.com A decolonisation plebiscite on Guam that was due to be held last month is likely to be deferred to 2018. Controversy over who was eligible to vote and fears voters wouldn’t understand their options have been blamed for the postponement. The delay means the US colony’s […]
TheNational – THE Government has been urged to do more about the plight of West Papuans and to assist them obtain full membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group. National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop made the call while celebrating the International Humanitarian Day with the West Papuan refugees at Vabukori in the National Capital District […]
RNZ – Papua New Guinea’s opposition leader says his country and Australia need to play a greater role in responding to human rights abuses in neighbouring West Papua. Don Polye said basic human rights of West Papuans continue to be repressed by Indonesian authorities and security forces, requiring a more “honest” approach from neighbouring countries. […]