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  • Special envoy hopes for positive outcome on West Papua Read more >

    Special envoy hopes for positive outcome on West Papua

    Newly appointed Solomon Islands Special Envoy on West Papua, Matthew Cooper Wale says he is hopeful for a positive outcome after a leader’s retreat today in Port Moresby. The retreat is part of the 46th Pacific Islands Forum Meeting held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. SIBC’s Gina Maka’a reports Mr. Wale made the comments […]

  • West Papua special envoy criticises Indonesia Read more >

    West Papua special envoy criticises Indonesia

    Solomon Islands is determined to keep West Papua on the regional and global agenda in the next few years because of the struggles of the people for self-determination and gross violation of human rights abuses’ in the Indonesian province. Since the admission of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) as an observer to […]

  • Sig to appoint special envoy on West Papua, admission to PIFS Read more >

    Sig to appoint special envoy on West Papua, admission to PIFS

    SOLOMON ISLANDS Government will appoint a Special Envoy on West Papua and seek West Papua’s admission to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat. Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare revealed this when the Secretary General of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP), Octovanius Mote met with him at the Prime Minister’s Office last Friday. Mr […]

  • West Papuans hope unity will guarantee MSG membership Read more >

    West Papuans hope unity will guarantee MSG membership

    Indoian officials are lobbying for an upgrade to associate membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG), while a renewed membership application by a united West Papuan coalition will be discussed at this week’s MSG leaders’ summit in Solomon Islands. Indonesian officials are lobbying for an upgrade to associate membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG), […]

  • Hundreds join Solomon Islands West Papua rally Read more >

    Hundreds join Solomon Islands West Papua rally

    About 200 people gathered at a rally in the Solomon Islands capital, Honiara, this afternoon calling on the government to support full membership for West Papua in the Melanesian Spearhead Group. Source: Hundreds join Solomon Islands West Papua rally | Radio New Zealand News

  • Recognize West Papua’s plight: Maelanga Read more >

    Recognize West Papua’s plight: Maelanga

    The Leader of the Parliamentary Independent Group Manasseh Maelanga says Solomon Islands needs to recognise the plight of the West Papua on the grounds of solidarity and humanity. The Independent Leader told SIBC News today it is one thing to recognise the diplomatic sovereignty and as a Melanesian country, Solomon Islands understands the issues faced by […]

  • Determined and strong take West Papua’s plight: Alebua Read more >

    Determined and strong take West Papua’s plight: Alebua

    A former Prime Minister wants Solomon Islands to be determined to take the problems of West Papua to the United Nations under the Commission for Colonisation. Ezekiel Alebua, a founding father of the MSG, made the statement yesterday and also said there will be no major issues if West Papua is accepted. “And for us […]

  • Prime Minister Manessah Sogavare must do the right thing

    In less than a week, Solomon Islands will host the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) – a regional organization created to promote the value, security, cultural and political interests of the Melanesian bloc. This is an appeal to prime minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare to do the right thing. The biggest agenda before the MSG is whether […]

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