July 01, 2020
Bougainville Prepares for Presidential Election
By Grant Wyeth
After a pandemic delay, the election is set to take place from August 12 to September 1.
February 14, 2020
Tribal Compensation in Papua New Guinea
By Miguel Cano
A festive but tense ceremony marks the end of a years-long conflict resolution process in Mongol, PNG.
January 21, 2020
Human Rights Stagnate Under New Leadership in Papua New Guinea
By Joshua Mcdonald
Human rights continue to falter as the government claims to be writing a “new book” of prosperity for all citizens.
January 06, 2020
As Australia Burns, Papua New Guinea and Other Pacific States Extend Offers of Assistance
By Grant Wyeth
The global community has offered great assistance to Australia, but it’s extended hands from the Pacific which Canberra should cherish most.
December 14, 2019
Bougainville Votes for Independence From Papua New Guinea
By Associated Press
Over 98 percent of voters in a long-awaited referendum wanted independence. Will they get it?
November 27, 2019
Bougainville’s Faustian Bargain
By Paul R. Williams and Carly Fabian
An ongoing independence referendum does not address the key question at the root of the conflict: the future of the Panguna mine.
January 17, 2018
Why Is Papua New Guinea Still Hunting Witches?
By Ian Lloyd Neubauer
A six-year-old girl tortured for 'witchcraft' sparks international outrage.
June 02, 2015
Sorcery and Sexism in Papua New Guinea
By Helen Clark
Witchcraft killings are proving to be one of the country’s most persistent problems.
October 21, 2014
Papua New Guinea’s Tragic Witch-Hunts
By Dana MacLean
Every year, dozens of men, women and children are brutally murdered on accusations of witchcraft or sorcery.