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West Papua & Papua New Guinea, two distinct realities, one people | By Lucy Kopana

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Decolonisation ~ intersectionality ~ community wellbeing in Oceania. — Just the Messenger.

Hello subscribers. I am joyfully returning to blogging in 2019. I’ve stripped back and reframed this site (see new tagline, menu pages). Only a handful of my old posts from 2010-2018 are now online. I’m truly passionate about the knowledge … Continue reading

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West Papuan Meetings Barricaded, Indonesia Indicates War, Vanuatu Adamant

Originally posted on VTN | Musings Blong Orrbésau:
The Chiefs’ Nakamal in Port Vila, Vanuatu – the scene of closed-door meetings. The West Papuan reconciliation and unification conference being hosted in Port Vila for the different separatist groups from West Papua has…

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Vanuatu daily news digest | Kava keeps Tongans out of trouble

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Australian investors gloat over new riches to be made in Solomon Islands

Originally posted on Papua New Guinea Mine Watch:
Axiom Mining has resounding win in Solomon Islands High Court nickel case Proactive Investors  Axiom Mining has won a David versus Goliath battle in the Solomon Islands High Court with Axiom triumphing…

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U.S. Soldiers at Bougainville (Solomon Islands) March 1944

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Million dollar payout for Solomons landowners

Originally posted on Papua New Guinea Mine Watch:
The sun setting at Gold Ridge mine, Solomon Islands. Photo: Koroi Hawkins Radio New Zealand Landowning tribes of the now closed Gold Ridge gold mine in Solomon Islands say they are about…

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