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Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The government has responded with a counter attack to a critical report on human rights practices in Indonesia that was released...

OPEN LETTER: By David Robie Kia ora Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi It is unconscionable. A bewildering and grossly unfair crisis for 34 young Papuan students –...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPB-OPM) has rejected peace talks with the Indonesian government if it is only...

By Marena Mane of Māori Television Indigenous students from West Papua studying at universities across Aotearoa are defying an order from the Indonesian government to...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Scores of Papuan activists have held a protest in front of the Army Strategic Reserves Command (Green Berets) headquarters in Central...

COMMENTARY: By Mary Argue of the Wairarapa Times-Age In 2016, I was on a yacht in the Bahamas. Every morning I woke surrounded by postcard-perfect azure...

By Matthew Scott of Newsroom International students in New Zealand are appealing to the Indonesian government in response to funding being pulled for the autonomous...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A number of national figures in Indonesia have criticised the project to move the state capital (IKN) from Jakarta to East...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A global Papuan students abroad umbrella organisation has appealed for a meeting with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to air their grievances...

By David Robie Pressure is mounting on Indonesia to back off its brutal and unsuccessful military strategy in trying to crush West Papuan resistance to...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Two small babies were shot by the Indonesian military in Intan Jaya two days ago, claims the United Liberation Movement of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Protesting students have held demonstrations in several cities around Indonesia to mark seven years of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration, reports...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The interim president of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP) has accused Indonesia of holding its 20th National Games...

Detik News in Sorong, West Papua A key road in Sorong, West Papua province, which had been damaged for two years, has been hurriedly resurfaced...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura A major national sports event opened in Papua at the weekend, with officials hoping it will showcase the Indonesian government’s...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A mural on the eastern side of the Wirobrajan intersection in Central Java city of Yogyakarta was covered over with black...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Civil Society Alliance -- which is made up of a number of organisations in Indonesia and Timor-Leste -- is urging...

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...