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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...

Pacific Media Centre TAPOL has condemned the political decision to cancel the early release of five political prisoners that were arrested in Jakarta for demonstrating...

PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY: By David Robie, convenor of Pacific Media Watch The jailing of the Jakarta Six – five Papuans and the first Indonesian to...

Pacific Media Watch The Indonesian human rights advocacy group TAPOL has denounced the sentencing by the district court of Central Jakarta which found six political...

By Jennifer Robinson and Veronica Koman with the support of TAPOL Sixty-three political prisoners detained on treason charges in Indonesia have made a joint urgent...

By Lani Diana Wijaya in Jakarta The trial of six Papuan activists will be held online or long-distance amid the enforcement of large scale social...

Pacific Media Centre Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD says he is not interested in further examining the document containing...

Pacific Media Watch Pacific human rights activists have personally handed Indonesian President Joko Widodo a protest letter which includes a list of deaths and political...

By Rambo Talabong in Manila Outspoken critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has become the second opposition senator to be arrested under the Duterte presidency. A team...

OPINION: By Glenn Fredly in Jakarta The remarks of renowned American philosopher John Dewey, "If you want to establish some conception of a society, go...

By Yovinus Guntur in Banyuwangi, Indonesia An Indonesian court has convicted and sentenced an environmentalist to 10 months in prison on a charge of spreading...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has condemned the unlawful deprivation of liberty of Papuans which has has been happening frequently...

By Muhamad Al Azhari and Eko Prasetyo in Jakarta Incumbent Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama's defeat at the hands of rival candidate Anies Baswedan...

Senator Leila de Lima has branded President Rodrigo Duterte a "sociopathic serial killer" after he was accused of ordering drug killings. Video: Pinas Trends A...

Report by Pacific Media Watch Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has published its annual worldwide round-up of journalists held hostage, imprisoned or missing. According to RSF’s tally,...

Report by Pacific Media Watch A group of postgraduate students and staff today raised the West Papuan flag on campus at Auckland University of Technology...