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Police Rescue 'Witches' About To Burned Alive

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

Papua New Guinea police have rescued two women accused of sorcery who were about to be set alight, a report said, days after a young mother accused of...

For Papuans, Obama Visit to ASEAN Summit Brings Home Heavy Price of Indonesia's Economic Development Plans

Amanda Elbogen | Posted 02.04.2012 | World
Amanda Elbogen

As Indonesia's value to the U.S. economy increases, will the United States turn a blind eye to the harm Indonesia's development strategy will do to Papuans and the environment?

Facebook Campaign Seeks Justice for Abused Wife of PNG Cop

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 12.14.2011 | World
Sasa Milosevic

A Papua New Guinean woman has gone through hell the past six years living with her husband-tyrant, a policeman who has abused her every day -- her story triggered the Facebook group "Papua New Guineans Against Domestic Violence."

Thirty Pigs for a Bride: Modern Day Slavery in Papua New Guinea

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 09.11.2011 | Women
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

It all comes down to land, pigs and women -- in that order.