visitors since April 2008


Still a No-Go-Zone.


After the Panguna mine was closed in 1989 rebel leader Francis Ona declared Panguna a "No-Go-Zone". In 2005 Ona died. But Panguna remained No-Go-Zone even if the today's few rebels left  give a pitiable image.




Rebel Francis Ona





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