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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...

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura Activists from the West Papuan National Committee (KNPB) allege they were tortured and beaten up by police during their mass...

After more than half a century without clarity on the identity of perpetrators or those who orchestrated the event, some survivors and victims of...

By Mark Bowling Allegations of recent military and police intimidation, beatings and torture, kidnapping and murder in West Papua, have been documented in a new...

Dr Biman Prasad, leader of Fiji's Opposition National Federation Party, suspended for 30 days yesterday by the Fijian Elections Office, assesses the country's "deeply...