A small, but vocal, group of protesters gathered this morning outside the Sheraton Aggies Resort in Apia, venue of the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting, to raise awareness about the plight of West Papua and its people. Protest organiser…

Radio NZ International – The Pacific Conference of Churches says it is unimpressed by comments made by Indonesian officials at the recent Pacific Island Forum Leaders’ Summit in Apia.   The General Secretary, Reverend Francois Pihaatae, said a protest that took place…

Radio NZ International – The Pacific Conference of Churches says it is unimpressed by comments made by Indonesian officials at the recent Pacific Island Forum Leaders’ Summit in Apia.   The General Secretary, Reverend Francois Pihaatae, said a protest that took place…

Radio NZ International – There’s more fallout from a confrontation between media and Indonesian officials at the Pacific Island Forum Leaders summit in Samoa’s capital last week after the topic of West Papua was brought up.   A protest supporting…

Redui BZ International – A confrontation between media and Indonesian officials in Samoa last week has highlighted the depth of feelings in the region about West Papua.   Pacific Islanders are increasingly speaking out over their concern about reports of…

New Zealand’s Foreign Minister says Pacific leaders are determined to develop the economic potential of each of their island countries. Gerry Brownlee made this comment after attending the Pacific Islands Forum leaders summit in Apia, where he was standing in…

WELLINGTON, SATUHARAPAN.COM – Dipertahankannya isu pelanggaran Hak Asasi Manusia (HAM) di Papua dalam komunike bersama Konferensi Tingkat Tinggi (KTT) ke-48 Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) di Apia, Salomon Islands, akhir pekan lalu, masih mendatangkan pertanyaan dari berbagai kalangan tentang apa yang…

Jayapura, Jubi – Sekretaris Jenderal Konferensi Gereja Pasifik, Rev. Francois Pihaatae menyebutkan respon dan sikap diplomat Indonesia, Frans Albert Joku saat konferensi pers di Apia, Samoa dalam pertemuan Forum Kepulauan Pasifik (PIF) sangat tidak masuk akal. Selain disampaikan dengan suara tinggi,…

September 14, 2017, by Tess Newton Cain, Matthew Dornan, DevPolicy Last week the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting was held in Apia, Samoa. The meeting’s theme, the ‘Blue Pacific’, was unsurprising given this year’s focus on oceans. But it was…