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Asia Pacific Report The Indonesian state is causing a renewed humanitarian crisis in West Papua. Three young West Papuan men have been murdered by the...

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has sent prayers for the recovery of the former Prime Minister of...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Indonesia has pursued a strategy of aggressive arrests and violence against peaceful demonstrations for independence since the announcement of a provisional...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan leaders have begun forming a "provisional government" in defiance of a crackdown by Indonesian security forces and have pledged...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The United Liberation Movement if West Papua (ULMWP) has accused the Indonesian government of imposing martial law on the Melanesian region...

By RNZ Pacific The United Liberation Movement for West Papua says it is adopting a provisional constitution for a democratic state. The organisation is seeking a...

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...