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The National A Papua New Guinean primary school teacher has been arrested for allegedly torturing a woman with a hot knife in sorcery-related violence in...

By Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby Nine years ago widespread publicity given to the public execution of Kepari Leniata, who was falsely accused of sorcery...

By Mark Talia in Port Moresby "Enough is enough," is the impassioned plea of the women, mothers and daughters of Papua New Guinea, says Mea...

By Rebecca Kuku and Marjorie Finkeo in Port Moresby As families prepare to celebrate Christmas with their loved ones, a safe house in Papua New...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has criticised the circumstances which led to last week's resignation of the new French police commander...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby Prime Minister James Marape says Papua New Guineans who continue to commit crimes under the pretext of "sorcery" must...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk “We take the pain and problems of victims home and it gives us nightmares many times.” A police woman serving at the...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Papua New Guinean government should protect women accused of practicing “sorcery” from violence and hold the attackers to account, says...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby A Papua New Guinean woman accused of killing a two-year-old boy through sorcery was assaulted, tortured and killed after...

By Janet Kari in Lae, PNG Prosecution of perpetrators of gender-based violence around the country still remains a massive problem for Papua New Guinea, says...

ANALYSIS: By Denis Muller, The University of Melbourne There has been a lot of talk lately about the need for cultural change in Australia's Parliament...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Sheldon Chanel in Suva Much of archipelagic Fiji was forced indoors by lockdowns and a nationwide curfew in March last year when...

By Zedaiah Kanau in Port Moresby A Papua New Guinean businessman who caused the death of his girlfriend by punching her, forcing her to jump...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's police and courts must work closely with media for transparency to inform the public on the daily investigation...

By Grace Auka-Salmang in Port Moresby Key findings from the 2016 to 2018 Papua New Guinea Demographic and Health Survey reveals that 56 percent of...

The National editorial Hundreds walked the Sir John Guise drive on Thursday calling for justice for the brutal death of 19-year-old mother-of-two – Jenelyn Kennedy...

By Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby A passionate plea by men, women and children has echoed around the Papua New Guinean capital of Port Moresby...

Athletes from the Papua New Guinea’s national team joined the peaceful "cry for justice" march in the nation's capital of Port Moresby. Video: EMTV...

OPEN LETTER: From Dame Meg Taylor to the people of Papua New Guinea I write this as a Papua New Guinean and a daughter of...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Bhosip Kaiwi, the man accused of murder in the Papua New Guinean torture case, will be held at the Correctional Services...

By Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby Young Papua New Guinean mother-of-two Jenelyn Kennedy died from “head injury and bruised internal organs”, according to a doctor...

By Grace Auka-Salmang in Port Moresby The care of duty supposed to be provided to the young Papua New Guinean mother Jenelyn Kennedy killed last...