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By Robert Iroga in Honiara A defiant Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has vowed tonight that he will not resign and will defend Solomon Islands democracy...

RNZ Pacific A police station and several shops were set on fire by looters in Solomon Islands today after what started in the morning as...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato The covid protest outside Parliament earlier this month served as a warning that Aotearoa New Zealand is not...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk As world leaders meet in Glasgow for the UN Climate Summit (COP26), peaceful environmental activists are being threatened, silenced and criminalised...

RNZ News Thousands of protesters turned up at New Zealand's Parliament today, demanding an end to covid restrictions, while another group blocked Auckland's northern boundary...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Police stopped a climate change march in Suva today and forced activists to remove their banners. They also warned demonstrators against making...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Protesting students have held demonstrations in several cities around Indonesia to mark seven years of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration, reports...

By Agus Pabika in Jayapura President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's visit to Papua last weekend to officially open Indonesia's National Games (PON XX) and officiate a...

By Rahel Narda Chaterine in Jakarta The Papua Advocacy Team says that Indonesian police committed acts of violence and sexual harassment while breaking up a...

By Hengky Yeimo in Jayapura Papuan activist Victor Yeimo has been receiving medical treatment in hospital following a police crackdown on a protest in the...

COMMENTARY: By Trevor Richards Apologies have been in the news recently. Last month, French President Emmanuel Macron told "French" Polynesia (Ma'ohi Nui) that French nuclear testing...

RNZ News New Zealand police are out again today enforcing the rules of the level 4 lockdown concentrating on dealing with any illegal gatherings, ensuring...

RNZ Pacific A series of demonstrations in the West Papua region today have been forcibly stopped by Indonesian police. The protests were organised by a network...

By Oiwan Lam in Hong Kong Hong Kong police on June 4 deployed 7000 officers in Victoria Park and across the city to ensure that...

RNZ Pacific Indonesian police have forcefully dispersed a number of West Papuan protests around the region. The protesters were yesterday calling for the release of pro-independence...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Activists from the Papua People's Solidarity (Sorak) have protested against Indonesia's policies in the Papuan region, militarism and Israel's war on...

COMMENTARY: By Marilyn Garson I woke up to the news and fear cut into me for my family in Israel.  Where are they right now? ...

By Yogi Ernes in Jakarta Indonesian police have seized 15 Papuan students among scores arrested at a May Day rally in central Jakarta on the...

By Ryan Aditya in Jakarta Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti has condemned the invitation to Myanmar coup leader...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Police have forced protesters demonstrating at the weekend against the attendance of Myanmar military commander General Min Aung Hlaing at the...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Graeme Acton As the military junta in Myanmar continues its brutal attempt to subdue nationwide protests following February's coup, New Zealand-based Myanmar...

By a special Asia Pacific Report correspondent in Jakarta It was September 2019, and exiled Indonesian human rights lawyer Veronica Koman was enjoying her final...