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Campaigning to save threatened Pacific and global fish stocks. Video: UN Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Political leaders from across the Pacific have played a central role...

OPINION: A Pacific World Oceans Day message from Youngsolwara Pacific and MISA4thePacific As regional leaders gather in New York for the week-long United Nations oceans...

EDITORIAL: By Fred Wesley Today is a special day. On June 5 every year there is a concerted effort to promote awareness on the importance...

SPECIAL REPORT: It was early November 2016. As I waited for Laura Lyons from Grandmothers Against Removals (GMAR), a tall, thin, old-looking man with...

Dr Morgan Wairiu speaking in a clip from the Asia Pacific Report interview. Video: PMC Report by Kendall Hutt and video by Julie Cleaver in...

An unidentified US Navy destroyer launching missiles at a Syrian government air base. Video: TheMozzextras Iran has condemned a United States strike on a Syrian...

A Vanuatu cabinet minister has delivered a stinging condemnation of Indonesia over the "grave situation" on human rights violations in West Papua. Ronald K Warsal,...

ANALYSIS: By Professor Biman Prasad It has been interesting to read about Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama's intentions on COP23 (Conference of Parties 23) in...

By Godwin Ligo in Port Vila Former Vanuatu Prime Minister and the country's first Roving Ambassador, Barak Sope, has expressed his personal tribute to the...

The Pacific Islands Forum continues to push urgency towards limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees, putting pressure on the negotiated well below 2 degrees goal of...

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,...

The New Zealand Human Rights Commission hosted a discussion on the importance of the United Nations Declaration on the rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)...

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

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...

Does the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership "free trade" agreement between Pacific Rim nations fail to address “the most important issue of our time”? Dominic Pink...

New Zealand’s performance on the Treaty of Waitangi, indigenous rights, privatisation of prisons and the Trans Pacific Partnership will be raised this week at...

By Lice Movono-Rova of Newswire Fiji Forty-two people have died as a result of severe tropical cyclone Winston, says Fiji’s Ambassador to the United Nations Peter...

By Rita Narayan Vanuatu's record on women's rights will be scrutinised by a United Nations committee in Geneva from tomorrow. The committee will review the country's...

Aceh fishermen are nominated to receive the 2016 Nansen Refugee Award from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) for rescuing hundreds of...

By Edo Karensa in Jakarta International human rights advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on Indonesia's House of Representatives to reject a draft...