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Aug 26, 2019

Australia Watches Bougainvilleans Prepare for Referendum on Independence

The article below was published by The Interpreter- Lowy Institute:   On 23 November this year, Bougainvilleans will vote in a referendum to decide whether they wish to stay part of Papua New Guinea or become an independent nation. It is perhaps the high point of a 20-year peace process that in turn followed a gruelling, 10-year battle for independence waged between the Bougainville Revolutionary...

Aug 26, 2019

Australia Watches Bougainvilleans Prepare for...

The inhabitants of Bougainville, the main island of the homonymous autonomous region also known as ‘North Solomons’, are set to vote on a referendum that will most likely result in their independence...

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Sep 21, 2006

Bougainville: Resistance Fighters to Get Final...

The National Executive Council has approved the list of names and arrangements for final settlement of claims for outstanding allowances by members of the former Bougainville Resistance Forces (BRF). Leaders...

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Apr 06, 2005

Bougainville: Ex-combatants and Chiefs Express...

Ex-combatants and chiefs in South Bougainville have expressed commitment and support for the Autonomous Bougainville Government elections. They were responding to statements by Me’ekamui...

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Jan 07, 2004

Ombudsman Commission amends Bougainville cons...

The National Constitution was amended in good faith, to cater for the future of the people of Bougainville, Chief Ombudsman Ila Geno has said. This is something that the people of Papua New Guinea...

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