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Media freedom advocates and human rights activists are planning a "global action" for West Papua with demonstrations marking UNESCO world press freedom day events...

West Papua will be granted full membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) in December, 2016. The Vanuatu Daily Post reported that the announcement was...

A Papuan activist has escaped an attempted abduction by men who claimed to police officers at his his home in Sorong, West Papua. Agustinus Aud,...

A new report detailing the human rights abuses in West Papua has been published this week. The research aims to convince Pacific leaders on...

Thousands of people have rallied across West Papua this week demanding independence and their right to self-determination. The Free West Papua Campaign (FWPC) stated those that...

A West Papua leader says he hopes this weeks Pacific Islands Leaders Forum will push the freedom for West Papua movement towards the United...

The Road to Home, an award-winning feature length documentary about British-based West Papuan human rights campaigner Benny Wenda will be screening on Australian television from...

Benny Wenda, spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) and a traditional tribal leader, will visit New Zealand between August 23...

By Ryan Dagur in in Jakarta Indonesian Church officials and activists have accused police in Yogyakarta of racism and using excessive force after six Papuan...

Compiled by Jane Joshua Vanuatu's Deputy Prime Minister Joe Natuman believes other people are trying to use the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) to drive...

By Pasifik in Honiara Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai says the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has failed the people of West Papua. The MSG last night...

By Veronika Kusumaryati and Cypri Dale Two events of highest significance in the context of global history of decolonisation are taking place in the Pacific: ...

The Solomon Islands and Vanuatu have condemned the "unresolved" human rights violations in West Papua by Indonesian security forces, saying they have continued in...

By Shiyal Devi in Lautoka, Fiji The Melanesian Spearhead Group is expected to deliberate on West Papua's bid to become a full member of the...

Octovianus Mote, secretary-general of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, says he has been refused entry to Papua New Guinea without any reason...

By Dr Tarcisius Tara Kabutaulaka in Honolulu, Hawai'i Late last week, the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement rejecting the Solomon Islands Prime...

By Johnny Blades of Radio NZ International The United Liberation Movement for West Papua claims Indonesia is paranoid about regional efforts to seek accurate information...

By Len Garae in Port Vila West Papuan leaders, through the Vanuatu Free West Papua Association in Port Vila, have rejected the Indonesian government’s statement...

OPINION: By Veronica Koman When outsiders think of Papua, it may be to puzzle over why protests there seem never-ending. They may assume the main...

Granting of full membership status to the United Liberation Movement of West Papua in the Melanesian Spearhead Group is justifiable as Indonesia had sought...

By Jane Joshua in Port Vila Solomon Islands Prime Minister and chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, Manasseh Sogavare, has revealed that the Solomon Islands...

OPINION: By Rev Dr Benny Giay in Jayapura A number of recent developments in Papua, Indonesia and in the Pacific, have led me to a...