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ANALYSIS: By Maria O'Sullivan, Monash University During the present period of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II, public sensitivities in the United Kingdom and Australia are...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has condemned the brutal killing and mutilation of four indigenous West Papuans last week,...

By Gynnie Kero in Port Moresby National Capital District Metropolitan Police Superintendent Gideon Ikumu has ruled out a proposal to impose a curfew in the...

By Marjorie Finkeo and Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby Six suspects, including a woman, have been charged in connection with more than K1 million in...

RNZ News The New Zealand government is considering more action to crack down on violent gang behaviour but has dismissed the idea of a ban...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Lae police chief has called on government agencies and non-government organisations to address illegal settlements in and around Papua New...

RNZ News Police have begun a "significant investigation" into yesterday's events at the Parliament protest and say they will hold people accountable for any criminal...

ANALYSIS: By Ross Hendy, Monash University The continued occupation of the Aotearoa New Zealand Parliament’s grounds by anti-vaccine mandate protesters (and others) provides a unique...

RNZ News Police handcuffed three people after protesters today tried to push through a barrier on the grounds of New Zealand's Parliament -- known as...

By Hamish Cardwell, RNZ News senior journalist New Zealand police are being commended for tightening the rules for officers photographing young people, but there are concerns...

By Kizzy Kalsakau and Jason Abel in Port Vila The interim President of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) provisional government, Benny Wenda,...

By Dhias Suwandi in Jayapura Eight youths have been declared suspects on charges of makar (treason, subversion, rebellion) for flying the banned Papuan independence flag...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Solomon Islands police have arrested 217 suspects connected to the three days of rioting and looting in the capital Honiara...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Solomon Islands police have arrested more than 100 suspects as Honiara townspeople clean up after three days of rioting and looting...

By Rahel Narda Chaterine in Jakarta The Papua Advocacy Team says that Indonesian police committed acts of violence and sexual harassment while breaking up a...

By Ihsanuddin in Jakarta Indonesian police forcibly broke up a protest marking the 1962 Rome Agreement in front of the US Embassy in Central...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A United Nations expert has urged Indonesia to provide proper medical care to a Papuan independence activist to "keep him from...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Indonesian government has used the covid-19 pandemic as a pretext to crack down on West Papuan street protests and to...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Phil Thornton The military’s brutality is a daily reality for all the people of Myanmar. As Myanmar’s army prepares to deploy and...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A Fiji opposition political leader has accused the government of a "transition to a police state" with middle of the night...

By Luke Rawalai in Suva Fiji police have confirmed the arrest of former surgeon Dr Jone Hawea, a critic of the country's covid pandemic response,...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has called on Indonesian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Papuan leader Victor...