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EDITORIAL: By the editorial board of The Jakarta Post The unanimous House of Representatives decision in Indonesia last week to endorse the revised Papuan Special...

General Gatot Nurmantyo, a former commander in the Indonesian National Armed Forces, giving his television interview - in Bahasa Indonesian. Video: TV-One Indonesia Asia Pacific...

RNZ Pacific Human Rights Watch is urging the Indonesian government to rethink its classification of rebels in West Papua as terrorists. Indonesia has formally designated Papuan...

ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya The Indonesian government has officially labelled the OPM (Organisasi Papua Merdeka) Free Papuan Movement and its military wing, the TPNPB (West...

By David Robie Branding armed Papuan resistance groups as “terrorists” has sparked strong condemnation from human rights groups across Indonesia and in West Papua, some...

By Budi Sutrisno in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's instruction for the military and the police to hunt down armed pro-independence rebels accused of being...

By Budi Sutrisno in Jakarta A court in East Kalimantan has found seven Papuans guilty of treason in separate trials for their involvement in antiracism...

Pacific Media Watch The regent of Mimika in Papua has urged President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to temporarily close a mine in the regency owned by...

Pacific Media Watch Pacific human rights activists have personally handed Indonesian President Joko Widodo a protest letter which includes a list of deaths and political...

Pacific Media Watch The Australian government should break its silence and raise human rights violations in West Papua with visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo today,...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s threat to pursue anyone who impedes investment has worried environmental activists who said that such actions could...

By Dieqy Hasbi Widhana in Jakarta Indonesia's National Press Day (HPN), which falls on February 9 - yesterday, is a reminder of the murder of...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo appears to have gone on the offensive against his challenger in the upcoming presidential election Prabowo Subianto...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian President Joko Widodo says a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings would only be released from jail...

By Christie Stefanie in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo says he respects the verdict handed down by an Indonesian local court against an ethnic Chinese...

By Tama Salim in Jakarta Indonesian Ambassador Tantowi Yahya has dismissed allegations that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo had acted disrespectfully toward Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...

BRIEFING: By Colin Peacock of RNZ Mediawatch While a former US President’s visit preoccupied the New Zealand media this week, the state visit of the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An advocacy group, West Papua Action Auckland, has urged Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to raise human rights and the "suffering of...

By Sarah Yuniarni in Jakarta A recent string of accidents in major construction projects in Indonesia has raised concerns of lax safety standards as President...

Human Rights Watch Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo should order Indonesia’s police chief and armed forces commander to immediately ban so-called “virginity tests” of female...

Crucial to how Indonesia's news outlets cover the environment - and its destruction - is the ownership and vested interests of the media landscape. ...

Indonesia's foreign policy under President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has become more visible regionally and globally, contrary to popular assumptions from the early days of...