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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 Bastian Tebai in Surabaya Indonesian police last night arrested 49 Papuan students who live at the Kamasan Papuan Dormitory in the East Java provincial...

By Global Voices Late on the night of August 5, 2018, award-winning Bangladeshi photographer and activist Dr Shahidul Alam was forcibly abducted from his house...

By Chris Graham on board the Al Awda By the time you read this, I’ll be sailing on an old, converted fishing trawler from Sicily,...

By Sally Pokiton in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's mayhem in the Southern Highlands capital of Mendi earlier this month caused destruction of 42,000 vaccine...

BRIEFING: By Keith Jackson This week turned out to be one of those only too frequent turbulent periods in Papua New Guinea when you never...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In a show of frustration over the nonpayment of a business development grant, Angore landowners in Hela province have set fire...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Papua New Guinea military commander has warned that he is "concerned, if not frightened" that the PNG Defence Force...

Southern Highlands community leaders talk about the post-election crisis in their province. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Community leaders from the troubled Southern Highlands...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk More than 100 Papua New Guinea soldiers from Taurama Barracks First Royal Pacific Islands Regiment arrived in the Southern Highlands capital...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Two Papua New Guinean police vehicles travelling from Hagen to Hela in the Highlands after servicing were fired on today in...

Oro Governor Gary Juffa speaks during the Opposition demand for Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's Opposition...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea authorities have imposed a 6pm to 6am curfew in the Southern Highlands provincial capital of Mendi to prevent...

By RNZ Pacific Protesters in the Papua New Guinea Southern Highlands town of Mendi have torched a plane and closed the airport. Earlier, the local police...

Mike Treen talks to Palestinian writer Ramzy Baroud on why he is going on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla in July in a bid to...

By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Palestinian author and a journalist Dr Ramzy Baroud vowed today that Palestinians would never be defeated by the Israelis and...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk About 50 people staged a "wall of noise" protest in Auckland's port today in a bid to shut down the Israeli...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk University of Auckland students rallied today against a plan to close several of the university's specialist libraries, reports RNZ National. The university's...

By Mahsa Alimardani of Global Voices A spate of defiant Iranian women have taken to the streets of Tehran to protest against compulsory veiling. Photos of...

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...

By Dhio Faiz in Jakarta A demonstration held in Jakarta by hundreds of students and youth from the Papua Student Alliance (AMP) and the Indonesian...

By Johnny Poiya and Jeffrey Elapa in Port Moresby A rampaging crowd has attacked Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’s official vehicle and business...