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Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Three members of a Philippine fact-finding mission team have been shot by armed men in Negros Oriental, reports Karapatan. The three were...

OPINION: By Sharon Harvey and Sorowar Chowdhury The plight of the Rohingya people has hit the international headlines again. Following the August clashes in Rakhine...

ANALYSIS: By Connor Woodman The Indonesian President, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, is desperate to keep hidden Indonesia’s dark, dirty secret - its brutal 50-year war in...

Manus Island prison ... as reported by Leah Harding about Iranian filmmaker Behrouz Boochani and the docomentary Chauka: Please Tell Us The Time at...

By Euan Black in Jakarta An Indonesian woman who worked in Saudi Arabia for 22 years has been paid for the first time after being...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan solidarity groups have protested over reported mass arrests of Papuan activists in the Nabire regency over the past week. Tabloid...

Photographs by David Robie and Bernard Agapa in Jakarta The World Press Freedom Day organisers, UNESCO and the Indonesian Press Council, marginalised the highly sensitive...

The authors of the controversial investigative book Hit & Run have accused Prime Minister Bill English of ensuring the allegations of a New Zealand...

Senator Leila de Lima says her camp and police agreed the arrest would happen on Friday, but they were dismayed to find out the...

Amnesty International video and release of its Annual Report on the State of the World’s Human Rights.  Toxic fear mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them...

By Tara Nissl in Jakarta Eight journalists from eight Indonesian media outlets traveled to West Papua earlier this month to investigate media freedom and the...

Exclusive interview by Corazon Miller of The New Zealand Herald The controversial president of the Philippines, known as "The Punisher", says he wished he could...

Victims of human rights violence from Indonesia’s New Order era, visited the Social Affairs Ministry (Kemensos) to hand over petitions which, opposed the nomination...

Outcomes of a regional Pacific meeting addressing violence against women and girls concluded with strategic steps and an urgent work plan to address the...

Earlier this year West Papuan and Pacific leaders gathered together in the British parliament to call for an Internationally Supervised Vote to determine the future...

Australia is deliberately ignoring the inhumane treatment of refugees held on the South Pacific island of Nauru as a means of deterring others from...

Timor-Leste's National Alliance for an International Tribunal (ANTI) has condemned the Joko Widodo government in Indonesia for appointing retired general Wiranto as a minister...

Three human rights groups, TAPOL, ETAN, and Watch Indonesia!, have condemned President Joko (Jokowi) Widodo's appointment of former Indonesian military commander General (Ret.) Wiranto...

An open letter by Benny Wenda, a West Papuan independence leader and spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP): Dear everyone, Today thousands...

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

Four human rights watchdogs have appealed to Indonesia's Minister for Politics, Law and Security Affairs to take steps to ensure that last week’s national...