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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...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Scores of students from the Papuan Student Association (IMP) in Medan, North Sumatra, have held a protest action this week in...

COMMENT: By Shilo Kino What were you doing during the foreshore and seabed hīkoi in 2004? I wish I could say I was at the protest, gripping...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk More leading Indonesian figures have made racial slurs against Natalius Pigai, former chair of the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM)...

By Katie Todd, RNZ News Reporter Academics who made allegations of racism at the University of Waikato are welcoming the outcome of an independent review. While...

COMMENTARY: By Carmen Parahi Since 2001, I’ve worked in both mainstream news and Māori media. I love journalism but it’s a hard slog being a...

By Te Aniwa Hurihanganui, RNZ News Te Manu Korihi reporter Allegations of casual and structural racism within the University of Waikato have been met with...

Pacific Media Watch The Pacific Media Centre has protested to Facebook over censorship of a West Papuan media freedom news item in what its director,...

By Hayden Donnell, RNZ Mediawatch producer The New Zealand Herald recently published a column which criticises its own record on race. Teuila Fuatai explains why...

By Sri Krishnamurthi, contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Miss Universe NZ 2019 beauty queen Diamond Langi is being trolled by thousands of Indonesians on...

By Apriza Pinandita in Jakarta Indonesia has urged the international community to speak up and take decisive action against racial violence at a United Nations...

COMMENT: By Evi Mariani in Jakarta The giant wave of the United States’ #BlackLivesMatter campaign has now swept across Indonesia. A number of groups have...

By Budi Sutrisno in Jakarta As the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died while being arrested in the United States, sparks a...

Professor Paul Spoonley spoke about hate speech, political discourse and religious diversity in the wake of the 15 March 2019 Mosque Massacre in a...

By RNZ News A New Zealand district councillor says he has been bombarded with racist messages since he spoke out about racism towards Asian people...

By Michael Andrew The Indonesian media is contributing to resentment and racism toward Papuans, according to a human rights researcher and former journalist. Andreas Harsono of Human...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Protests are spreading in Indonesia-ruled West Papua in response to harassment of Papuans during explosive incidents in Javanese cities...

COMMENTARY: By William Ray Since the mosque attacks in Christchurch earlier this month, many people have called for New Zealand to examine its history of...

By Michael Andrew Religion and race-based attacks will continue as a result of the rise of online hate speech, says a leading New Zealand academic. Professor...

By RNZ Thousands of people packed into Auckland's Aotea Square today for a vigil to mark yesterday's New Zealand terror attack in Christchurch. Some held banners...

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses the nation after yesterday's tragic mosque massacres in Christchurch. Video: RNZ By RNZ New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she...

A special mission from the World Council of Churches has criticised the ongoing human rights violations by Indonesian security forces in the West Papua...