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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...

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...