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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...

By Veronika Kusumaryati and Cypri Dale Two events of highest significance in the context of global history of decolonisation are taking place in the Pacific: ...

The Solomon Islands and Vanuatu have condemned the "unresolved" human rights violations in West Papua by Indonesian security forces, saying they have continued in...

By Shiyal Devi in Lautoka, Fiji The Melanesian Spearhead Group is expected to deliberate on West Papua's bid to become a full member of the...

Octovianus Mote, secretary-general of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, says he has been refused entry to Papua New Guinea without any reason...

By Dr Tarcisius Tara Kabutaulaka in Honolulu, Hawai'i Late last week, the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement rejecting the Solomon Islands Prime...

By Johnny Blades of Radio NZ International The United Liberation Movement for West Papua claims Indonesia is paranoid about regional efforts to seek accurate information...

By Len Garae in Port Vila West Papuan leaders, through the Vanuatu Free West Papua Association in Port Vila, have rejected the Indonesian government’s statement...

OPINION: By Veronica Koman When outsiders think of Papua, it may be to puzzle over why protests there seem never-ending. They may assume the main...

Granting of full membership status to the United Liberation Movement of West Papua in the Melanesian Spearhead Group is justifiable as Indonesia had sought...

By Jane Joshua in Port Vila Solomon Islands Prime Minister and chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, Manasseh Sogavare, has revealed that the Solomon Islands...

OPINION: By Rev Dr Benny Giay in Jayapura A number of recent developments in Papua, Indonesia and in the Pacific, have led me to a...

United Kingdom Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn has spoken out about the plight of the West Papuan people and supported a push for democratic reform...

Nearly 2000 people were arrested on Monday, 2 May 2016, in mass unarmed civilian-based uprisings across West Papua, reports We Are Moving Stories. "The Indonesian...

The Asian Human Rights Commission has learned from national and local sources that on May 2 police officers arrested in total 1724 indigenous Papuans...

The report of the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission on its "shadow" human rights fact-finding mission to West Papua this year has found no...

Indonesian security forces and police have arrested hundreds of Papuan demonstrators during rallies today in support of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua...

Indonesian security forces stage a brutal attack on a Papuan taxi driver during this earlier rally in Jayapura on 13 April 2016 - see...

West Papuans in Port Moresby calling to Christians across the world to pray for peace for West Papua earlier this year. Video: EM TV Pray...