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Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The International Coalition for Papua (ICP) says there has been an increase in the number of arbitrary arrests in its latest...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk In a seven-minute social media broadcast, President Duwa Lashi La has declared it is time to stop the military regime’s ongoing...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Phil Thornton The military’s brutality is a daily reality for all the people of Myanmar. As Myanmar’s army prepares to deploy and...

COMMENTARY: By Pita Waqavonovono in Suva I thank The Fiji Times for covering this story. I also thank Archbishop Peter Chong for providing a space...

SPECIAL REPORT: RNZ Pacific WARNING: This article contains graphic content that some readers may find disturbing. Unexplained deaths spark sorcery claims, torture and murder, as fears...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby Prime Minister James Marape says Papua New Guineans who continue to commit crimes under the pretext of "sorcery" must...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby A Papua New Guinean woman accused of killing a two-year-old boy through sorcery was assaulted, tortured and killed after...

By Janet Kari in Lae, PNG Prosecution of perpetrators of gender-based violence around the country still remains a massive problem for Papua New Guinea, says...

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 Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby Young Papua New Guinean mother-of-two Jenelyn Kennedy died from “head injury and bruised internal organs”, according to a doctor...

By Grace Auka-Salmang in Port Moresby The care of duty supposed to be provided to the young Papua New Guinean mother Jenelyn Kennedy killed last...

By EMTV News Jenelyn Kennedy eloped with her partner at a tender age of 15, bore him his first child at age of 16, and...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua Regional Police public information head Assistant Superintendent Suryadi Diaz is asking all parties not to dramatise or make a big...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Free West Papua Campaign has welcomed the call by the United Nation’s human rights experts for "Prompt and impartial investigations...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian police have apologised for wrapping a snake around an indigenous Papuan they suspected of theft, reports The Jakarta Post. A video...

By Karina M. Tehusijarana in Jakarta Indonesia's Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to take concrete...

Pacific Media Watch News Desk Police in Indonesia are facing allegations of torture from West Papuan independence leaders after a prominent human rights commissioner was...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has backed an appeal from the International Coalition for Papua (ICP) for an investigation into an alleged torture...

Jakarta-based based human rights watchdog Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (Elsam) and its local partner in Papua, Elsham Papua, have condemned intimidation and...

By Tevita Vuibau in Suva It has been more than eight years since Nimilote Baleiloa saw the body of his late son Josefa Baleiloa in...

Grasberg mine in the Indonesian region of West Papua has been a source of untold wealth for its owners, but, writes Susan Schulman in...

By Patty Pasion in Manila Victims of horrifying acts of torture during Martial Law in the Philippines have recounted their painful experiences before Chief Justice...