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Protesters mark the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under Philippines dictator Marcos with demonstrations against President Duterte. Video: Rappler By Paterno Esmaquel...

OPINION: By Glenn Fredly in Jakarta The remarks of renowned American philosopher John Dewey, "If you want to establish some conception of a society, go...

ANALYSIS: By Professor Katie Pickles 125 years ago today Aotearoa New Zealand became the first country in the world to grant all women the right...

By RNZ Pacific A legal advocacy group has told the UN Human Rights Council that more than 100 asylum seeker and refugee children are living...

By Budiarti Utami Putri in Jakarta Human rights organisation Amnesty International Indonesia has demanded President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo fulfil his promises to resolve the alleged...

By Jamie Tahana, RNZ Pacific journalist When Max Manape received the confirmation in Papua New Guinea his heart sank. A 22-month-old girl had been diagnosed...

Philippine military leaders refuse to follow President Rodrigo Duterte's order to arrest outspoken critic Senator Antonio Trillanes. Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila. Video: Al...

By Patrick Makis The people of Bougainville will only accept independence from Papua New Guinea and nothing else, says concerned Bougainvillean and independence hardliner Gabriel...

By Robertus Wardi in Jakarta One of the Indonesian Navy's fast missile boats has caught fire and sank while on patrol near Sorong in West...

OPINION: By Barbara Dreaver, 1 News Pacific Correspondent Now that the phosphate dust has settled and the shameless self-promoting headlines about the Pacific being "leeches"...

Greenpeace New Zealand executive director Russel Norman and the Rainbow Warrior skipper toss a wreath in memory of Fernando Pereira into the sea at...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior 3, will arrive in Auckland tomorrow on the next stage of her "Making Oil History" tour...

By Chris Ha'arabe of Wansolwara News Fiji-born veteran journalist Sri Krishnamurthi has some simple advice for aspiring journalists – “Do your job without fear or...

West Papua advocates talk about climate change and human rights. Video: Human Rights Watch Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Pacific Islanders across the Pacific and within Pacific...

ANALYSIS: By Joanne Wallis Australia’s new Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne probably envied New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s welcome at this week’s Pacific...

By Royson Willie in Port Vila The Pacific Islands Forum has supported "constructive engagement" with Indonesia over "elections and human rights" at this week's leaders...

Miriam Asolupe, associate project manager at Auckland War Memorial Museum, gives the lowdown on what Auckland Museum has to offer for Tongan Language Week....

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Climate change, labour mobility and West Papua are some of the issues that Vanuatu played a key part in discussions during...

By RNZ Pacific New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is describing the newly signed Boe Declaration as the most significant statement on regional security by...

Arrested Papuan self-determination protesters in Jayapura this week. Image: Tabloid Jubi By Benny Mawel in Jayapura Indonesian police have arrested scores of protesters at a demonstration...

ANALYSIS: The three-hour "detention" of television New Zealand Pacific affairs reporter Barbara Dreaver for "breaking protocols" over interviewing refugees on Nauru. But Josef Benedict...

By RNZ Pacific A refugee advocate says behind the scenes of the Pacific Islands Forum on Nauru human rights abuses are continuing. Ian Rintoul from the...