Category: Oceania Asia

CANBERRA, SATUHARAPAN.COM – Untuk pertama kalinya seorang warga negara Australia berlatar belakang suku asli, Aborigin, dilantik menjadi menteri pemerintah federal  bulan lalu. Namanya Ken Wyatt. Ia menjadi menteri federal untuk urusan usia lanjut dan kesehatan penduduk pribumi. Dia seorang pendukung…

Source: AAP, SBS News Seven Pacific island nations have called for a UN investigation into allegations of human rights abuses in Indonesia’s West Papua and Papua provinces, where a separatist movement has simmered for decades. A statement to a session of…

Defence officers have caught an Indonesian boat carrying illegal firearms into Vanimo, West Sepik Province. Pictures of the weapons supplied by a MiRpota in Vanimo showed what appeared to be a homemade weapon. They were found in the possession of…

By PMC Editor – asiapacificreport While abroad for a study exchange year in Melbourne, Connor Woodman discovered that Indonesia’s effort to thwart the independence movement of its troubled Papuan provinces spreads all the way to Australia’s urban heartlands. Occupied by Indonesia since 1963, the…

By Stefan Armbruster, SBS Australia Australia’s nearest Pacific neighbours have taken the lead in trying to broker a peaceful future for Indonesia’s contested West Papuan provinces. Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and New Caledonia’s FLNKS took the step at…