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ANALYSIS: By James Borrowdale in Auckland Like apartheid South Africa, I kept hearing. For a long time, the horrors behind the curtain thrown up by...

Yanto Awerkion, a West Papuan local independence leader, remains imprisoned after being arrested the Indonesian security services for collecting signatures on an Avaaz petition...

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...

Ashleigh McCaull's video story. Video: PMC YouTube channel Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Final year Bachelor of Communication Studies student journalist Ashleigh McCaull at Auckland University of...

By Vilimaina Naqelevuki in Suva Media access to West Papua, where more than half a million of its indigenous people have reportedly been killed over...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Political support in New Zealand for an independent West Papua is growing after a “historic declaration” was signed during free...

Pacific Media Centre News Desk Gold and copper mining firm PT Freeport has reportedly laid off 840 employees for going on strike in Timika in...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland A lifelong campaigner for a free and independent West Papua has issued a stark warning to New Zealand politicians as...

Photographs by Del Abcede West Papuan parliamentarian in exile and human rights advocate Benny Wenda spoke to about 80 students, staff and activists at Auckland...

Al Jazeera's coverage by Step Vaessen of the Papuan protest at WPFD2017 in Jakarta. By David Robie in Jakarta | Audio report from the PMC's...

Indonesia's military says it is reporting an online news site to the police after it wrote about an Intercept story alleging current and retired...

ANALYSIS: Tempo The blacklisting of Jack Hewson, a freelance journalist working for Al Jazeera, shows the Indonesian government's paranoia towards foreign journalists. The government should allow...

The Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) have held a joint action with the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-West Papua] in front of the...

By Pacific Media Watch editor Kendall Hutt Bookstore owners, writers, authors, family, friends and a group hopeful of West Papuan independence squeezed into the...

Ahead of the launch of her debut novel The Earth Cries Out, author Bonnie Etherington talks with Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Kendall Hutt...

By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta A bishop in Papua has called for government aid for thousands of Papuans made jobless because of a bitter...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has backed an appeal from the International Coalition for Papua (ICP) for an investigation into an alleged torture...

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,...

A 42-year-old protester has been charged with trespassing on the Indonesian consulate-general in Melbourne after an incident which came at a time of renewed tensions...

ANALYSIS: By Dan McGarry in Port Vila Last month, New Zealand-based analyst Jose Sousa-Santos commented on Twitter that “Indonesia’s attempt at buying support from the...

Launch of the Free West Papua Campaigns 2017 global petition calling for an internationally-supervised vote for West Papua at Westminster last week. Video: Pouk...

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...