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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...

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...