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Special Task Force to implement SABL recommendations

Any action by the government to address the SABL land grab and illegal logging is very welcome - but landowners have been waiting two years, not six months as the Chief Secretary claims...

By Jack Lapauve Jr – EM TV, Port Moresby

The inquiry into the Special Agriculture Business Leases (SABL) has been taken over by an Independent Task Force Team.

My home, My land

This is a beautiful piece illustrating two-folds of Africa that the world percieves, a continent teeming with life and overflowing with resource - rich, fertile land, and a continent ravaged by disease, poverty, war and corruption. These similar sentiments are a farmiliar sentiment many in the world share about Papua New Guinea. You be the judge, who is suffering, are we really being manufactured to become rich or manufactured for the rich?

Source: Oakland Institute

The pdf version can be read below:

A Hole in the System

Opencast coal mining in England. Photo courtesy of The Guardian

Source: Monbiot.com

The outrageous, untold story of how big business dumps its costs on us.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 29thApril 2015

West Papua is Melanesia: Melanesia Spearhead Group say Yes

As part of its fight for Freedom and Independence, West Papua is applying for membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group under the banner of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), a body that unifies the overwhelming number of resistance groups.

Please show your support to our Melanesian brothers and sisters of West Papua by sharing this campaign video to everyone. Be apart of the change you want to see, a change for the good of all people. Start with your family!