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By Nethy Dharma Somba in Jayapura First Brigadier Berry Pramana Putra, a member of the National Police’s Mobile Brigade stationed in Timika, Papua, has been...

ANALYSIS: By Hipolitus Yolisandry Ringgi Wangge in Jakarta Reports about the shooting of an indigenous Papuan by police officers early this month in Deiyai district,...

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...

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,...

By Eko Praseto in Jakarta Freeport Indonesia director Chappy Hakim has denied assaulting a lawmaker after a hearing with the House of Representatives' Commission VII...

Two screenings of the award-winning documentary The Road to Home, which follows the life of West Papuan independence leader and lawyer Benny Wenda and...

Australia must consider human rights, including the military crackdowns on the West Papuan provinces, when pursuing closer ties with Indonesia, says the Melbourne newspaper...

By Gareth Tredway The Indonesian government’s mining ministry is said to have recommended the granting of a new short-term export permit to Freeport-McMoRan’s Grasberg mine...

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...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association, Maina Kiai, has highlighted the issue...

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...

Speak Up-Kōrerotia has just produced its first "pop-up" show on Plains FM. Explore the grit of "Exposing human rights abuses through (citizen) media" with Professor...

By Husain Malvi The first event of the 4th World Journalism Education Congress conference 2016 got under way at the JERAA and Pacific preconference last...

The Pacific Islands Association of NGOs (PIANGO) executive director, Emele Duituturaga, has welcomed a call made by the World Council of Churches (WCC) for...

By Abeth You in Jayapura The student executive leader of the University of Cendewasih, Elius Wenda, has criticised the recruitment of students in the Institute...

By Charles Yapumi in Vanimo West Papuans who have been living in Papua New Guinea for many decades will be granted citizenship soon. The PNG Immigration...

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...