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By Sheany in Jakarta With its official launch in the country set for today, Amnesty International Indonesia has emphasised the need for the government to...

Auckland University of Technology's Pacific Media Centre has marked its tenth anniversary with a seminar discussing two of the wider region's most critical media...

Papua New Guinea immigration officials last week started dismantling parts of a prison camp housing hundreds of defiant refugees as an evacuation deadline loomed...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop sought a court order to stop the burial of a journalist until...

OPINION: By Phillip Miriori As many would be aware, we Bougainvilleans have been through a tough history with the disasters that came from the past...

Australia's ABC News report on the banned West Papuan petition. Video: Lewis Prai Wellip By Zely Ariane in Jayapura A petition claimed to represent the wishes...

ANALYSIS: By Josef Benedict Today, we are watching history repeat itself in Southeast Asia in the worst possible way. Once again, the Myanmar military has launched...

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...

By Jonas Cullwick in Port Vila Vanuatu’s Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, says some South Pacific leaders at this month's Forum in Samoa backed off...

By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila United Nations Rapporteur Agnes Callamard has slammed the P1000 (NZ$26) budget that the House of Representatives voted to...

By Euan Black in Jakarta An Indonesian woman who worked in Saudi Arabia for 22 years has been paid for the first time after being...

By Rizky Andwika in Jakarta Indonesia's Coalition to Safeguard the National Human Rights Commission has conducted research on the track record of 60 National Human...

By Vilimaina Naqelevuki in Suva Media access to West Papua, where more than half a million of its indigenous people have reportedly been killed over...

By Len Garae in Port Vila “I was fighting in the mountains and I heard your voice from across the ocean coming to support my...

By Marguerite Afra Sapiie in Jakarta Indonesians have called on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to immediately repeal Article 156a on religious blasphemy of the Criminal...

SPECIAL REPORT: It was early November 2016. As I waited for Laura Lyons from Grandmothers Against Removals (GMAR), a tall, thin, old-looking man with...

An honorary doctorate degree for President Rodrigo Duterte? Not if students at the internationally renowned University of the Philippines can help it. Several students and...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Foreign companies are profiting off human rights abuses carried out at the Australian offshore refugee processing centre on Nauru, Amnesty...

ANALYSIS: By Selwyn Manning There is an overlooked aspect of the New Zealand Defence Force’s account of Operation Burnham that when scrutinised suggests a possible...

By Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson The Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Tim Keating presented the NZ Defence Force response to the book Hit &...

Bruno Barrillot talking about the legacy of French nuclear testing in the Pacific in the Witnesses of the Bomb programme in a 2013 multimedia...

COMMENT: By Sharon Bhagwan Rolls in New York Pacific -- and global -- feminists are facing challenging times this week in New York with efforts...