West Papuans to be granted citizenship

The Government is supporting the West Papuan refugees by granting them citizenship and enabling them to attain the same rights as Papua New Guineans. Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Rimbink Pato said as compared to West Papuans, the Regional Resettlement Arrangement (RRA) refugees have a different level of need because they have arrived more recently and come from a […]

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Sport: West Papua Warriors gunning for title in Cabramatta debut

The West Papua Warriors rugby league team are looking forward to their Cabramatta Nines debut this weekend, and believe they can challenge for the title as they continue to fine-tune preparations for next month’s international against the Philippines development side. The team was formed last year to raise awareness about the ongoing human rights abuses in West Papua, and is […]

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East Nusa Tenggara readying to host “tour de flores” to boost tourism

Indonesias East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Province is gearing up to organize an international cycling race to promote sports tourism next May called “Tour de Flores” (TdF) in a bid to boost its tourism sector. Dubbed as a sports tourism event, the TdF will take place on May 16-26, 2016, and will bring together some 230 world-class cyclists who once participated […]

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