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Asia Pacific Report By a Kanak from Aotearoa New Zealand in Kanaky New Caledonia I've been trying to feel cool and nice on this beautiful sunny...

Asia Pacific Report Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai -- who is also Chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group -- has reaffirmed MSG’s support of the...

COMMENTARY: By Ronny Kareni Recent videos depicting the barbaric torture of an indigenous Papuan man by Indonesian soldiers have opened the wounds of West Papua's...

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...

Asia Pacific Report The state of civic space in Indonesia has been rated as "obstructed" in the latest CIVICUS Monitor report. The civic space watchdog said...

By Charley Piringi in Honiara The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has adopted a "fresh approach" in addressing the longstanding and sensitive West Papuan issue, claims...

Pacific Media Watch A Radio New Zealand Pacific journalist has alleged that an Indonesian official attempted to both bribe and intimidate him following an interview...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie, editor of Asia Pacific Report Prime Minister James Marape has made two foreign policy gaffes in the space of a week...

RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has backtracked on his comments that PNG had "no right to comment" on human rights abuses...

RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has told Indonesia's President Joko Widodo that PNG has no right to criticise Jakarta over what...

RNZ Pacific The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has declared it will now base itself in the Pacific region after years of partial...

Pacific Media Watch Vanuatu Daily Post civil society correspondents have written in unison condemning the failure of the Melanesian Spearhead Group to admit West Papua...

An Australian academic has lit the fuse of diplomatic fury by publicly criticising Indonesia’s brutal response to the Papuan independence movement, a sensitive topic...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific lead digital and social media journalist The leaders of five Melanesian nations have agreed to write to French President Emmanuel...

By Len Garae in Port Vila The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has failed West Papua, says a Vanuatu government champion of West Papuan self-determination. Minister for...

Asia Pacific Report In spite of again being denied full membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has...

RNZ Pacific One of Fiji's three deputy prime ministers, Viliame Gavoka, has appealed to the country's prime minister to review his stance on Japan's disposal...

By Doddy Morris in Port Vila The controversial multimilion dollar funding that Indonesia is providing to Vanuatu comes in response to a request made by...

Asia Pacific Report The United Liberation Movement for West Papua has responded cautiously over the Melanesian Spearhead Group’s surprise denial of full membership at its...

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 David Robie, editor of Asia Pacific Report The Melanesian Spearhead Group has thrown away a golden chance for achieving a historical step towards justice...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific journalist in Port Vila The leaders of five Melanesian countries and territories avoided a definitive update on the status of...