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Vanuatu Daily Post All eight Members of Parliament from Vanuatu's Tafea Province have made a bold and powerful call to French President Emmanuel Macron to...

RNZ Pacific The Indonesian government has confirmed it is investigating a viral video showing security forces in Papua torturing a civilian. The video -- which can...

ANALYSIS: By Ali Mirin Papua New Guinea and Indonesia have formally ratified a defence agreement a decade after its initial signing. PNG’s Foreign Minister Justin Tkatchenko...

By Tiana Haxton, RNZ News journalist Melanesians all across Aotearoa are coming together in Auckland this weekend to celebrate their unique cultural heritage. This is the...

Asia Pacific Report A West Papuan leader has condemned the Melanesian Spearhead Group for abandoning the West Papuan cause in favour of a "corrupt alliance"...

By Doddy Morris in Port Vila The 22nd Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Leaders’ Summit was declared open at the National Convention Centre in Port Vila...

By Hilaire Bule in Port Vila Benny Wenda, the interim president of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), has welcomed the Melanesian Spearhead...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific journalist in Port Vila The Melanesian Spearhead Group Secretariat's Director-General, Leonard Louma, says the Pacific region continues to be the...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific lead digital and social media journalist The Pacific region's focus will shift briefly to Port Vila next week when Vanuatu...

COMMENTARY: A special correspondent in Port Moresby As an officer of the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Papua New Guinea government, I have to...

RNZ Pacific West Papuan rebels seeking independence in the Indonesian-ruled Melanesian region claim to have killed nine soldiers after Jakarta did not respond to a...

Jubi News in Jayapura An indigenous Papuan negotiation team has traversed rugged highlands forests in the Indonesian-ruled Melanesian province in search of the New Zealand...

By Len Garae in Port Vila Former Vanuatu Prime Minister Joe Natuman says allowing Indonesia -- by former Prime Minister Sato Kilman -- into the...

RNZ News An Indonesian human rights researcher has condemned the Papuan rebels who have taken a New Zealand pilot hostage and gone into hiding in...

By Len Garae in Port Vila West Papua independence campaigner Benny Wenda is in Vanuatu to meet Prime Minister Ishmael Kalsakau's newly-installed government. Wenda said...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby An angry tirade on Papua New Guinea and Indonesia border issues in the PNG Parliament yesterday is likely to...

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE: By Benny Wenda As 2022 draws to a close, I would like to thank everyone who has supported the West Papuan struggle this...

OPEN LETTER: The Ōtepoti Declaration by the Indigenous Caucus of the Nuclear Connections Across Oceania Conference On the 61st anniversary of the first raising of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A Papuan student advocacy group has called for the establishment of a future Aotearoa New Zealand scholarship for West Papuans to...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Australia West Papua Association (AWPA) has condemned the absence of West Papua in last week's Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) official...

By Laurens Ikinia Students from six Melanesian countries and territories in the Pacific -- Fiji, Kanaky/New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and West...

By RNZ Pacific Former Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna has been narrowly elected as the new secretary-general of the Pacific Islands Forum after a...