Posts Tagged ‘civil unrest’

New Zealand concerned about unrest in near neighbour

Monday, September 9th, 2019
west papua

In the last four years, New Zealand has become one of the top destinations for West Papuan students to obtain higher education. Last year, there were 160 West Papuans studying in New Zealand. In August a long-simmering discontent exploded into a mass uprising. The number involved has reportedly reached tens of thousands. At least 10 Read more

Solomon’s Archbishop says send unemployed people home

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

The Archbishop of the Church of Melenesia, David Vunagi, says ¬†unemployed people should be sent away from the capital, Honiara, in a bid to reduce crime. “As long as we continue to have people who are doing nothing in Honiara, this is where all this criminal activity is beginning to develop; stealing, shoplifting, even snatching Read more