Supporting West Papuan refugees in PNG

Maureen Sexton, a Sister of Mercy of the Melbourne Congregation
The plight of more than 8,000 West Papuan refugees living in Papua New Guinea’s Western Province, near the border of West Papua, rarely receives our attention in Australia. Yet, a significant number of refugees have been living in this area for over 28 years. Most of these refugees live in the remote North Fly District, either in the official refugee site at East Awin, in villages and settlements...