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By Rebecca Kuku of The National, Papua New Guinea One of the survivors of a horrifying sorcery accusation-related violence (SARV) attack and torture of nine...

COMMENTARY: By Anton Lutz The sun rises over a strange landscape. Come with me and meet these people over here. Even though they have stayed awake...

REVIEW: By Matthew Ricketson, Deakin University It is easy to forget why Julian Assange has been on trial in England for, well, seemingly forever. Didn’t he...

Rappler Former political prisoner Cristina Bawagan still has the dress she wore the day she was arrested, tortured and sexually abused by soldiers during the...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A West Papuan advocacy group in Australia has appealed to Foreign Minister Marise Payne to take the cue from a new...

UN News Shocking abuses against indigenous Papuans have been taking place in Indonesia, say United Nations-appointed human rights experts who cite child killings, disappearances, torture...

ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya in Brisbane Google images of a country or region can offer a wealth of information about the people and cultures that...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Amnesty International Indonesia is urging the government -- and the police in particular -- to tighten supervision of the palm oil...

By Mark Talia in Port Moresby "Enough is enough," is the impassioned plea of the women, mothers and daughters of Papua New Guinea, says Mea...

By Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's "glassmen" -- men who claim to identify and accuse women of sorcery -- must be hunted...

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...