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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...

RNZ News New Zealand police are out again today enforcing the rules of the level 4 lockdown concentrating on dealing with any illegal gatherings, ensuring...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist As Fiji struggles with an unprecedented health and economic crisis, the country's already limited democratic space is being choked...

RNZ Pacific Fiji's opposition MPs who were arrested after their criticism of a government land bill say they will not be intimidated or silenced. Police have...

By Charles Maniani in Manokwari, West Papua A joint unit of Indonesian military and police have broken up a West Papuan rally against the extension...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Indonesian police have made an arbitrary arrest of ffve students holding a peaceful action in front of the Jayapura University of...

By Charles Maniani in Manokwari Indonesian Mobile Brigade (Brimob) paramilitary police, national police intelligence officers (intel) and the army's special forces (Kopassus) have stormed the...

COMMENTARY: By Bryan Kramer September 16 - yesterday - marked the 45th year of Independence for Papua New Guinea. It also marked just over a...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's New Ireland Governor Sir Julius Chan has met and thanked Captain Nathan Tai Tombe and crew of the...

By Talebula Kate in Suva Eighteen people were arrested in Fiji last night for breach of the covid pandemic curfew restrictions from 11pm yesterday to...

PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY: By David Robie Three cartoonists had especially poignant takes on the tragic and toxic political aftermath of martyr George Floyd’s brutal killing...

Pacific Media Centre Seven more people have been detained in Indonesia for alleged treason since a complaint filed with the United Nations last month, says...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A five-member film crew from 60 Minutes Australia has been in detained in Kiribati for what government sources claimed was false...

French television journalist Hugo Clément speaking out about the arrest in Queensland on Monday. Video: Euronews Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Australian authorities to drop all charges against four French TV journalists who –...