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COMMENT: By Benny Wenda, chair of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua For over 50 years, Indonesia has been promising West Papua "autonomy". Each...

The “Understanding information about the land of Papua " webinar livestream. Video: Redaksi Jubi Pacific Media Watch A senior Indonesian government official and a New Zealand...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A Papuan church leader and advocate for social justice has penned an open letter to the Indonesian government calling for justice...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk By Makereta Komai in Funafuti, Tuvalu Tonga’s Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva, has delivered a stinging attack against regionalism and the Pacific Islands...

By Andrew Johnson Since 2004, a number of university papers have raised the question of genocide in the Pacific territory of West Papua administrated by...

By Benny Wenda, chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua As chairman of The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), I have...

Tess Newton Cain talks to Ralph Regenvanu During a recent trip to Port Vila, Tess Newton Cain caught up with Ralph Regenvanu, Minister for Foreign...

By the Vanuatu Independent The Vanuatu government has appointed Lora Lini, daughter of founding prime minister Father Walter Lini, as special envoy for West Papua. United...

A 100 candles vigil was held in the Papuan capital city of Port Numbay (Jayapura) this week and people gathered to raise funds and...

By Len Garae in Port Vila The executive of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has complied with Papua New Guinean Prime Minister...

By Dan McGarry, media director of the Vanuatu Daily Post “We are all Melanesian,” says Vanuatu Deputy Prime Minister Joe Natuman. “We are family. We...

Media freedom advocates and human rights activists are planning a "global action" for West Papua with demonstrations marking UNESCO world press freedom day events...

West Papua will be granted full membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) in December, 2016. The Vanuatu Daily Post reported that the announcement was...

A Papuan activist has escaped an attempted abduction by men who claimed to police officers at his his home in Sorong, West Papua. Agustinus Aud,...

A new report detailing the human rights abuses in West Papua has been published this week. The research aims to convince Pacific leaders on...

Thousands of people have rallied across West Papua this week demanding independence and their right to self-determination. The Free West Papua Campaign (FWPC) stated those that...

A West Papua leader says he hopes this weeks Pacific Islands Leaders Forum will push the freedom for West Papua movement towards the United...

The Road to Home, an award-winning feature length documentary about British-based West Papuan human rights campaigner Benny Wenda will be screening on Australian television from...

Benny Wenda, spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) and a traditional tribal leader, will visit New Zealand between August 23...

By Ryan Dagur in in Jakarta Indonesian Church officials and activists have accused police in Yogyakarta of racism and using excessive force after six Papuan...

Compiled by Jane Joshua Vanuatu's Deputy Prime Minister Joe Natuman believes other people are trying to use the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) to drive...

By Pasifik in Honiara Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai says the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has failed the people of West Papua. The MSG last night...