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ANALYSIS: By Basten Gokkon in Jakarta The Indonesian government has relinquished control over nine tracts of forest to the indigenous communities that have lived there...

By Dames Alexander Sinaga in Jakarta A civil society group has urged the Indonesian government to revoke a presidential decree on the indigenous resettlement schemes...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk West Papua has experienced a "significant aggravation" of the human rights situation in the past two years compared to previous years,...

The Indonesian government needs to change the policy of development which makes Papuan community a subject, says a non-government organisation that specialises in West...

By Philip Jacobson in Yanjung Gusta, Indonesia Rukka Sombolinggi has been selected as secretary-general of the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN), becoming the...

By Ryan Dagur in Jakarta Indigenous people on a small Christian majority island in Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province are claiming victory after the government revoked...

Media were still not permitted to film on Te Tii Marae premises in Waitangi, reports Māori Television. Police also restricted media from filming the arrival...

ANALYSIS: By Wadan Narsey in Suva In 2016, two of Fiji’s main media organisations, the privately owned Fiji Times and state-owned Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, came...

New statistics show indigenous Melanesians are not yet the minority they were previously thought to be in West Papua, reports Radio New Zealand International's...

By Tokasa Rainima in Suva Fiji Times publisher Hank Arts’ bail variation application has been dismissed by the Suva High Court. Justice Thushara Rajasinghe told Arts...

Archival footage from ABC News on Australian SAS training of Indonesian special forces in 2010 republished on the Special Forces News channel on YouTube...

By Susan Schulman in Kambele, Papua, reporting for IRIN Martina Wanago was sick. In fact, she was sure she would die. She had contracted HIV,...

A group of indigenous mothers and grandmothers who actively campaign to stop the forced removal of aboriginal children from their families have been recognised...

The film made its debut at the New Zealand International Film Festival in 2015. Video: JourneymanVOD By TJ Aumua in Auckland  Filmmakers of the New Zealand...

Hunt for the Wilderpeople director Taika Waititi has worked with Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders were hired to work on...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Dr Camille Nakhid A group of Indigenous Australian grandmothers have organised themselves to stop the Australian government from taking away Indigenous children...

By Kendall Hutt Journalism educators from across the Pacific have raised concerns about the current state of journalism globally at the 4th World Journalism Education...

By Yeremia Sukoyo in Jakarta Indonesia's Minister of Land and Spatial Planning Ferry Mursyidan Baldan has declared the government's recognition of communal rights of nine...

After monitoring 20 months of the human rights situation in Papua and West Papua provinces under Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s administration, the Asian Human...

By Harun Rumbarar in Jayapura Indigenous landowners from the Marap people in Arso in Papua's Keeron regency have this week invoked customary law to take...

By TJ Aumua Six of the Auckland participants who attended the UN Commission of the Status of Women held in New York in March have...

WARNING: Shocking images. Citizen video footage of the Philippines security forces in their increasingly savage use of force against the protesting farmers. Video: Kilab...