Human Rights Abuse in West Papua province

Parkop urges Government to address West Papua issue

In a statement, Parkop said Papua New Guinea should be adopting a more moral and humanistic policy on West Papua instead of sticking to the immoral position of continuing to recognize Indonesia Sovereignty over the territory without question or conditions.

Parkop said he will be making submission to this effective to the NEC and will impress on NEC to change our policy.  

“Otherwise I will be pushing for such changes in the next Government after 2017 General Election.

7 Pacific Islands nations support West Papua, excluding PNG

While Papua New Guinea which shares the same land border with West Papua maintain its stand that the issue of West Papua is for Indonesia to deal with.   

Speaking during the United Nations General Assembly last week the prime ministers and presidents of Nauru, Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Palau spoke with one voice for action on the reports of human right abuse. 

Foreign Affairs Minister, Rimbink Pato attended the UN meeting said on arrival in Port Moresby that PNG respects the sovereignty of Indonesia.