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.
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?
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.
Will Bougainville Reopen the Panguna Mine?
By Joshua Mcdonald
With an independence referendum on the horizon, reopening the Panguna mine offers both attractive opportunities and terrible consequences.