By Adorina Massing, Vanuatu Daily Post The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has upgraded its Bylaws to Provisional Constitutional status, on the path to achieving a referendum and independence from colonial rule. ULMWP Chairman Benny Wenda has written…

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua says it is adopting a provisional constitution for a democratic state. The organisation is pursuing a referendum in West Papua on independence from Indonesia. The Movement’s Legislative Council had been holding its third…

The Court of Appeal has upheld the Chief Justice’s decision that any amendments to the Constitution regarding the Parliamentary Secretaries (PS) needed a referendum. While handing down the judgment yesterday, the Court of Appeal rejected the argument presented by the Speaker…