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In this second of three articles from Noumea, Dr Lee Duffield learns about multicultural Kanaky/New Caledonia and the events that led to their referendum...

By Febriana Firdaus in Jakarta As it seeks to diversify its sources of fuel, India is looking to get in on the ground floor of...

By Ronalyn V. Olea in Manila   Philippine state security forces have repeatedly blocked members of a fact-finding mission investigating human rights violations against peasant...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand and Filipino teachers, community advocates and students this week launched an open letter appealing to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte...

By Jean Bell in Auckland with additional reporting by Rahul Bhattarai Volunteer teachers are being maliciously labelled as "terrorists" by the Philippine government while paramilitary...

ANALYSIS: By Basten Gokkon in Jakarta The Indonesian government has relinquished control over nine tracts of forest to the indigenous communities that have lived there...

By Dames Alexander Sinaga in Jakarta A civil society group has urged the Indonesian government to revoke a presidential decree on the indigenous resettlement schemes...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk West Papua has experienced a "significant aggravation" of the human rights situation in the past two years compared to previous years,...

By Joe Torres in Manila An Indonesian tribal rights activist, a Sri Lankan woman who has helped civil war victims, and a Japanese man working...

The Indonesian government needs to change the policy of development which makes Papuan community a subject, says a non-government organisation that specialises in West...

By Philip Jacobson in Yanjung Gusta, Indonesia Rukka Sombolinggi has been selected as secretary-general of the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN), becoming the...

By Ryan Dagur in Jakarta Indigenous people on a small Christian majority island in Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province are claiming victory after the government revoked...

New statistics show indigenous Melanesians are not yet the minority they were previously thought to be in West Papua, reports Radio New Zealand International's...

By Susan Schulman in Kambele, Papua, reporting for IRIN Martina Wanago was sick. In fact, she was sure she would die. She had contracted HIV,...

A group of indigenous mothers and grandmothers who actively campaign to stop the forced removal of aboriginal children from their families have been recognised...

The New Zealand Human Rights Commission hosted a discussion on the importance of the United Nations Declaration on the rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Dr Camille Nakhid A group of Indigenous Australian grandmothers have organised themselves to stop the Australian government from taking away Indigenous children...

By Kendall Hutt Journalism educators from across the Pacific have raised concerns about the current state of journalism globally at the 4th World Journalism Education...

By Yeremia Sukoyo in Jakarta Indonesia's Minister of Land and Spatial Planning Ferry Mursyidan Baldan has declared the government's recognition of communal rights of nine...

After monitoring 20 months of the human rights situation in Papua and West Papua provinces under Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s administration, the Asian Human...