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Momis' rare visit to Panguna

Source: Special Bougainville Corresponent

Ning Ani Osi onomai-kabumani noruampa nannie.

Ning ani ningkaningko nonomanani.

Miningko piamoa onomananie

Piarunani ning onomai.

I am this woman I live in the village. I do not know the government, what it does.

Special agriculture lease still a thorny issue

 'Passing the buck' like everyone else again. fact remains that the PNG Forest Authority is the government body mandated to issue all FCA's and not the Lands Department. Thus, the PNGFA should see it as thier responsibility to cancel any FCA's that have been issued to illegal SABL(s).

SABL(s) have been deemed illegal but why is it that logging is continuing? Is it becuase the FCA's are still valid?

Source: The National

NGO Group Calls On PNG Government Not To Turn Blind Eye On West Papua

Picture: West Papuans are often faced with inhuman treatment from Indonesian authorities. Photo courtesy of West Papua Campaign

Source: Papua New Guinea Today

The Papua New Guinea NGO Group, People’s Power Movement (PPM) is concerned as to why the PNG Government is turning a blind eye to issues affecting our fellow Melanesian brothers and sisters in West Papua.

O'Neill's illegal logging: 567 days and counting...

Source: PNG exposed

As the world gets back to work in 2015 there has still been NO ACTION to cancel the huge SABL land grab, revoke the unlawful leases or stop the illegal logging in Papua New Guinea.

It is now 567 days since Prime Minister Peter O’Neill was told that the SABL leases were unlawful and should be cancelled.


Source: 'Red Soil'

“The government’s building our country by destroying it?” That’s the question posed by Sambun, an elderly man in the middle of the Wewak town market, which heated up a discussion that broke out between customers and the venders about what type of development, mines are to our country. (Picture below-right: Freda river courtesy of mining.com)