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By Patrick Decloitre, RNZ Pacific correspondent French Pacific desk A group of pro-independence leaders charged with allegedly organising protests that turned into violent unrest in...

Asia Pacific Report The head of the Hamas political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, says the group is ready to accept an agreement that guarantees a permanent...

ANALYSIS: By Mouin Rabbani In the early hours of November 22, Qatar formally announced that an agreement had been reached for an Israeli-Palestinian exchange of...

By Vijay Narayan in Suva Fiji's 2000 coup leader George Speight, who has been serving time in prison for more than 20 years, has applied...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Wendy Bacon in Sydney NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet is pleased that a Sydney magistrate jailed protester Deanna "Violet" Coco on Friday. But...

Today marks 1 December 1961 when the West Papuan national flag, the Morning Star was first raised and the date has been honoured across...

Asia Pacific Report Human rights campaigner Filep Karma, the most famous West Papuan former political prisoner, was found dead early today on a beach in...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Following the United Kingdom’s decision to extradite Julian Assange to face trial in the United States, the International Federation of Journalists’...

ANALYSIS: By Holly Cullen, The University of Western Australia and Amy Maguire, University of Newcastle Last week on June 17 2022, UK Home Secretary Priti...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Justice and peace advocates in New Zealand have strongly criticised Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's "horrific crackdown" on community leaders, activists, and...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A United Nations expert has urged Indonesia to provide proper medical care to a Papuan independence activist to "keep him from...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Former Papuan political prisoner Filep Karma has also joined activists and Victor Yeimo's family along with Yeimo's lawyer who protested at...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The panel of judges hearing the case against a West Papuan activist accused of treason have ordered the prosecution to prioritise...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk International pressure is mounting on Indonesia to free West Papuan activist Victor Yeimo, the international spokesperson for the peaceful civilian West...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Lawyer and human rights activist Veronica Koman has spoken out about the worsening health of Papuan activist Victor Yeimo who has...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk British and Indonesian human rights defender Carmel Budiardjo, founder of TAPOL watchdog and the movement's driving force for many decades, has...

By Guyon Espiner, investigative reporter, RNZ In Depth New Zealand Labour MP Louisa Wall has accused China of harvesting organs from political prisoners among the...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk West Papuans are facing the start of 2021 with sorrowful news about the death of Mispo Gwijangge, a victim of accusations...

By Budi Sutrisno in Jakarta A court in East Kalimantan has found seven Papuans guilty of treason in separate trials for their involvement in antiracism...

Pacific Media Watch Host Sherry Zhang interviewed veteran Pacific affairs journalist Michael Field who broke last week's story on the secret BDO New Zealand accountancy...

Pacific Media Centre Former Papuan political prisoner Filep Karma says President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo promised to release Papuan political prisoners during his administration. Widodo made this...

Indonesian police in West Papua say four prisoners isolated for suspected covid-19 infection have escaped from Bhayangkara Police Hospital and are still at large. A...