ULMWP accepts MSG decision and calls for greater support of West Papua

ULMWP accepts MSG decision and calls for greater support of West Papua – Islandsun Daily News DESPITE THE decision by the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) to defer the United Liberation Movement for West Papua’s (ULMWP) application for full membership, the political movement remains positive and accepts the decision of the leaders. ULMWP Spokesperson, Benny Wenda, said this could be seen […]

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How the Polynesian Panthers gave rise to Pasifika activism

A group credited with fighting racism against Pacific people in New Zealand, and putting them on the map politically, celebrated 45 years this week. As the Polynesian Panthers marked the occasion with the blessing of a plaque in the Auckland suburb of Ponsonby, some of the same issues which drove the group’s creation remain relevant in New Zealand society today. […]

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Full throttle lobbying ahead of PNG’s no-confidence vote

Papua New Guinea’s government and opposition groupings have gone into respective camps as lobbying hits full throttle ahead of a motion of no-confidence against the Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. Parliament sat on Friday for the tabling of an opposition motion of no confidence in Peter O’Neill, before being adjourned until this Friday when a vote will take place. In the […]

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