Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General, Dame Meg Taylor, has called for urgent action to end increasing violence in West Papua (Tanah Papua) along with a human rights investigation in a statement released on 2 September. Her message has been welcomed by a member-led network of global civil society organisations, the Pacific network of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC).
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Results for West Papua
Tuesday 3 September 2019
Thursday 22 November 2018
Indonesia’s relationship with Pacific Island States is important, said Indonesian officials, who commented on their commitment to developing Papua and who see Indonesia as a member of the Pacific community. By Finau Fonua
Thursday 6 October 2016
This country is a playground for criminals, the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva warned the Tongan Legislature yesterday, 5 September. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
Wednesday 5 October 2016
An Indonesian diplomat said that Indonesia is “shocked” at six Pacific Islands governments, including Tonga, for accusing Indonesia of human rights violations in West Papua. Nara Masista Rakhmatia during a speech at the 1st Session of the General Assembly of the UN in New York on 24 September 2016 also accused PM Pohiva and other Pacific leaders of using the General Assembly to advance their domestic agendas and to divert attention from political and social problems at home.
Tuesday 27 September 2016
Tonga will apply to become a member of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Tonga’s Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva told the UN General Assembly in New York on 24 September, during a 26 minutes address that covered a range of issues.