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By Yance Wenda in Jayapura Deputy chair Debora Mote of the Papuan People’s Assembly (MRP) says the Indonesian state's security forces should be protecting indigenous...

In this video -- one of several made while he was guest speaker at the Pacific Journalism Review's 20th anniversary conference in Auckland in...

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

New Zealand journalist Charlotte Bellis asks a key question about women's rights in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover during spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid's first media...

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...

ANALYSIS: By Azadah Raz Mohammad, The University of Melbourne and Jenna Sapiano, Monash University As the Taliban has taken control of the country, Afghanistan has...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Today -- 15 August 15 1962 -- marks "a day of betrayal for us West Papuans", says a Papuan leader as...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk International pressure is mounting on Indonesia to free West Papuan activist Victor Yeimo, the international spokesperson for the peaceful civilian West...

COMMENTARY: By Pita Waqavonovono in Suva I thank The Fiji Times for covering this story. I also thank Archbishop Peter Chong for providing a space...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has called on the international community to immediately suspend Indonesia from the UN...

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

UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet criticising the Philippines "war on drugs" policy in her speech in Geneva. Video: Rappler By Jodesz Gavilan in...

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 Global Voices Late on the night of August 5, 2018, award-winning Bangladeshi photographer and activist Dr Shahidul Alam was forcibly abducted from his house...

By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has cited the power of the state to act as parents of persons needing...

By Karina M. Tehusijarana in Jakarta Indonesia's Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to take concrete...

By Sheany in Jakarta The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights plans to send a mission to Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua following reports...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Three members of a Philippine fact-finding mission team have been shot by armed men in Negros Oriental, reports Karapatan. The three were...

OPINION: By Sharon Harvey and Sorowar Chowdhury The plight of the Rohingya people has hit the international headlines again. Following the August clashes in Rakhine...

ANALYSIS: By Connor Woodman The Indonesian President, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, is desperate to keep hidden Indonesia’s dark, dirty secret - its brutal 50-year war in...

Manus Island prison ... as reported by Leah Harding about Iranian filmmaker Behrouz Boochani and the docomentary Chauka: Please Tell Us The Time at...