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By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea police have arrested five men in Goroka over their alleged involvement in the killing of PNG...

PNG Post-Courier Goroka town is under lockdown and remains tense as Papua New Guinea police mount a heavy presence following the brutal slaying of the...

RNZ Pacific State-owned PNG Ports chief executive officer Fego Kiniafa has been killed at Nagamiufa in Goroka of Eastern Highlands Province, says Papua New Guinea's...

COMMENT: By Robbie Newton of Human Rights Watch Authorities arrested six Indonesian soldiers last week suspected in the killing and mutilation of four Indigenous Papuans...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has condemned the brutal killing and mutilation of four indigenous West Papuans last week,...

By Melisha Yafoi of the PNG Post-Courier “It’s okay, we'll just sit here and they can come kill us.” These chilling words are from a defenceless...

By Jodesz Gavilan in Manila A birth of a child usually draws out changes from people. Parents, and even grandparents, recreate themselves in a bid...

By Clarissa Moi in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's National Court has sent a strong message and warning to those accused of sorcery-related violence when...

SPECIAL REPORT: RNZ Pacific WARNING: This article contains graphic content that some readers may find disturbing. Unexplained deaths spark sorcery claims, torture and murder, as fears...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby Prime Minister James Marape says Papua New Guineans who continue to commit crimes under the pretext of "sorcery" must...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Papua New Guinean government should protect women accused of practicing “sorcery” from violence and hold the attackers to account, says...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby A Papua New Guinean woman accused of killing a two-year-old boy through sorcery was assaulted, tortured and killed after...

By Marjorie Finkeo in Port Moresby National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop has warned Papua New Guinean ethnic groups to stop fighting and killing each...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A 17-year-old youth has become the latest victim of Indonesia’s six-decades-long colonisation of West Papua, alleges the United Liberation Movement of...

Asia Pacific Report The Indonesian state is causing a renewed humanitarian crisis in West Papua. Three young West Papuan men have been murdered by the...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Victor Mambor in Jayapura – second of a three-part investigation into the Pastor Yeremia Zanambani assassination. The atmosphere on Saturday morning, 19...

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura The enforcement of human rights and the resolution of various cases of human rights violations in Papua in 2020 has...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The commander of the Indonesian Army Military Police (Danpuspomad), Lieutenant-General Dodik Widjanarko says TNI AD soldiers in Papua have committed acts...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The family of Pastor Yeremia Zanambani, who was shot dead in Hitadipa district, Intan Jaya regency, Papua, three months ago are...

By Alya Nurbaiti in Jakarta and Benny Mawel in Jayapura Indonesian Military (TNI) soldiers reportedly attacked and arrested civilians at a dormitory and nearby houses...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Papua Province Humanitarian Team for Cases of Violence Against Religious Figures in Intan Jaya Regency, Haris Azhar, has announced the...

By RNZ Pacific The West Papua Council of Churches wants an end to what it says is the re-militarisation of the region. It wrote to Indonesia's...