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Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Amnesty International Indonesia has revealed that police officers forced a number of residents of Intan Jaya regency in Papua to cut...

By Yance Agapa in Paniai Amnesty International Indonesia executive director Usman Hamid is asking the government to halt the planned gold mine at Wabu Block...

Rappler Former political prisoner Cristina Bawagan still has the dress she wore the day she was arrested, tortured and sexually abused by soldiers during the...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Scores of Papuan activists have held a protest in front of the Army Strategic Reserves Command (Green Berets) headquarters in Central...

COMMENTARY: By John Minto in Christchurch On December 30, New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade published a tweet condemning the forced closure of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Amnesty International Indonesia is urging the government -- and the police in particular -- to tighten supervision of the palm oil...

RNZ Pacific Advocacy groups in Indonesia have condemned an attack on the parents of human rights lawyer Veronica Yoman, who speaks out for West Papuan...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Two small babies were shot by the Indonesian military in Intan Jaya two days ago, claims the United Liberation Movement of...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist The trial of West Papuan political prisoner Victor Yeimo has begun in an Indonesian court in Jayapura. Yeimo, who is...

By Arjuna Pademme in Jayapura The Indonesian government appears to be at a loss about how to quell the struggle of the Free Papua Organisation...

By RNZ News Amnesty International is calling on New Zealand's Corrections Minister to ensure force is not used to end the impasse at Waikeria Prison...

Pacific Media Centre Chinese authorities are systematically harassing Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic groups even after they have left the country, according to new testimonies...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Internet access in West Papua has been at least partially restored just days after Indonesian police accused human rights lawyer Veronica...

By Marguerite Afra Sapiie in Jakarta Indonesia's National Police are facing increased pressure as investigations by human rights organisations have found alleged use of...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Thousands of New Zealanders have shared messages of hope and support for the Muslim whānau (community) in Christchurch and across the...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Amnesty International today warned that the failure of governments to tackle climate change could amount to the greatest inter-generational human rights...

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...

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 Sheany in Jakarta With its official launch in the country set for today, Amnesty International Indonesia has emphasised the need for the government to...

ANALYSIS: By Josef Benedict Today, we are watching history repeat itself in Southeast Asia in the worst possible way. Once again, the Myanmar military has launched...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Forty minutes of solidarity marked New Zealand’s stand with refugees imprisoned in Australia’s offshore detention centres across the Pacific today. More...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Australia's offshore refugee detention centres in the Pacific are facing further controversy as the gradual closure and demolition of the...