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Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Papua New Guinean police have released a detained EMTV staff man, Richard Magei, after he reportedly filmed officers destroying buai markets...

ANALYSIS: By Clare Corbould, Deakin University The unprecedented conviction of police officer Derek Chauvin in the United States for the murder and manslaughter of George...

By Igman Ibrahim in Jakarta Malang city district police chief (Kapolres) Senior Commissioner Leonardus Simarmata has been reported to the Indonesian police's professionalism and security...

By Christine Rovoi, RNZ Pacific journalist A proposed draft Police Bill in Fiji has come under intense scrutiny from civil society groups and opposition parties. The...

By Devina Halim in Jakarta The Security sector Reform Coalition says there are three problems which need to be addressed when the sole candidate for...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Fiji's NGO Coalition on Human Rights has called for stronger accountability and commitment to human rights at home in response to...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The United Liberation Movement if West Papua (ULMWP) has accused the Indonesian government of imposing martial law on the Melanesian region...

By Arya Dipa and Agustinus Hari in Bandung/Manado Protests over the past few days against Indonesia's recently passed Job Creation Law have turned violent with...

COMMENTARY: By Bryan Kramer September 16 - yesterday - marked the 45th year of Independence for Papua New Guinea. It also marked just over a...

By Sri Krishnamurthi of Pacific Media Watch Thousands of people took part in the Black Lives Matter protests in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin today. Auckland's Aotea...

By RNZ News Police Commissioner Andrew Coster announced today that Armed Response Teams will not be part of the New Zealand policing model in the...

By RNZ News Thousands of people were protesting across Australia today to oppose the deaths of Indigenous people in police custody. It comes as Black Lives...

By Budi Sutrisno in Jakarta As the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died while being arrested in the United States, sparks a...

PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY: By David Robie Three cartoonists had especially poignant takes on the tragic and toxic political aftermath of martyr George Floyd’s brutal killing...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian police have not been investigating reported cases of violence against journalists, reports Indonesian news magazine Tempo. According to the Jakarta Alliance...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua Regional Police public information head Assistant Superintendent Suryadi Diaz is asking all parties not to dramatise or make a big...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian police have apologised for wrapping a snake around an indigenous Papuan they suspected of theft, reports The Jakarta Post. A video...

Scott Waide's blog highlights an open letter by Genesis Ketan, director of news, PNGFM: As director of News for PNGFM, I am very disappointed at...

By Arnold Belau in Jayapura Police have violently broken up a peaceful action being held by the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) in...

By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has cited the power of the state to act as parents of persons needing...

Refugees and asylum seekers on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island have suffered repeated violent attacks and robberies by locals, says Human Rights Watch. Video:...