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By Benny Mawel in Jayapura Activists from the West Papuan National Committee (KNPB) allege they were tortured and beaten up by police during their mass...

A ceremony on Friday marked the completion of the first phase of rehabilitation for Vanuatu’s Port Vila Bauerfield Airport and ushered in a new...

Unitech's Vice-Chancellor Dr Albert Schram pictured in EMTV video of student unrest updates. By Scott Waide in Lae An overwhelming majority of students at Papua New...

OPINION: By Murray Horton It was one of those fascinating contradictions of capitalism that the foreign-owned TV3 always took its journalistic obligations more seriously than...

"Guns, goons and the presidency", a current affairs video about Rodrigo Duterte, the leading candidate in the Philippines elections on Monday. Video: Al Jazeera's...

Fires in Indonesia, which burned more than 2.1 million hectares of forest and peatlands in 2015, have raged in dry seasons year on year,...

Dr Paul Moon, professor of history at Auckland University of Technology's Te Ara Poutama, says that a recent failed court action to ban Bible...

President Pranab Mukherjee says India needs to make efforts to improve its presence in the Asia Pacific region to counterbalance the growing influence of...

An historic step on the road to freedom for West Papua has been taken in London. At a meeting of the International Parliamentarians for West...

United Kingdom Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn has spoken out about the plight of the West Papuan people and supported a push for democratic reform...

Nearly 2000 people were arrested on Monday, 2 May 2016, in mass unarmed civilian-based uprisings across West Papua, reports We Are Moving Stories. "The Indonesian...

The New Zealand government backs the French Pacific territories becoming full members of the Pacific Islands Forum, reports Radio New Zealand International. The director of...

The Asian Human Rights Commission has learned from national and local sources that on May 2 police officers arrested in total 1724 indigenous Papuans...

The report of the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission on its "shadow" human rights fact-finding mission to West Papua this year has found no...

By Len Garae in Port Vila A West Papuan delegation has come to a regional civil society forum with a single goal in mind -...

New Zealand’s Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy gave this opening address at the Ethnic Communities Engagement Summit at Auckland University of Technology at...

Indonesian police in West Papua have arrested 1692 people in the region in the past six days, reports Suara Papua news website citing West...

Indonesian security forces and police have arrested hundreds of Papuan demonstrators during rallies today in support of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua...

Reports of massive arrests #liveupdatesPapua The Australia West Papua Association has called on Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to condemn the arrests of peaceful demonstrators...

By Anita Roberts in Port Vila Vanuatu's Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has instructed Infrastructure Minister Jotham Napat to negotiate the second phase of the Chinese-funded...

The 2015 Roger Award for the “worst transnational corporation operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand” has been awarded to the international IAG/State Insurance conglomerate, the organisers...

By Ati Nurbaiti in Jakarta A national symposium on the Indonesian bloodshed of 1965 has brought together the persecuted, the persecutors and their respective families. Seating...