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Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Vanuatu leaders have taken the podium at the United Nations General Assembly to speak out against the military repression of anti-racism...

By RNZ Pacific Vanuatu and Solomon Islands have raised the issue of human rights abuses against West Papuans at the UN Human Rights Council in...

By RNZ Pacific The United Nations in Papua New Guinea is boosting its presence in the Highlands as it works with the government to improve...

Amnesty International is calling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on drugs a "systematic campaign of killing". It wants the United Nations to investigate what...

Vanuatu-based journalist Ben Bohane raises West Papuan questions with UN Secretary-General António Guterres during his visit to Vanuatu. Video: Ben Bohane/Ginny Stein By Dan McGarry...

UN Webcast reports on the UN Secretary-General António Guterres in Fiji. By RNZ Pacific The UN Secretary General António Guterres has praised Fiji as a strong...

By Michael Andrew Older generations are failing to address climate change and they need the world’s youth to lead the way, says United Nations Secretary-General...

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...

AUT is a strategic partner for New Zealand's Techweek19 programme next month, on May 20-26, and the only NZ university taking part. Dr Roseanne...

UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet criticising the Philippines "war on drugs" policy in her speech in Geneva. Video: Rappler By Jodesz Gavilan in...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua Regional Police public information head Assistant Superintendent Suryadi Diaz is asking all parties not to dramatise or make a big...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Free West Papua Campaign has welcomed the call by the United Nation’s human rights experts for "Prompt and impartial investigations...

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...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan rights to freedom of speech and peaceful assembly have been defended by the Office of the UN High Commissioner...

By Sara Stefanini and Karl Mathiesen in Katowice, Poland In a moment of drama in Poland, countries have closed ranks against a push by oil...

Warming beyond 1.5C will unleash a frightening set of consequences and scientists say only a global transformation, beginning now, can avoid it. Climate Home...

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern recently addressed the UN General Assembly about the reality of climate change in the Pacific, and the threat inaction holds...

New Zealand steps up campaigns through supporting non-government organisations and groups to raise awareness and groups and help support victims of domestic violence. But,...

By RNZ Pacific A legal advocacy group has told the UN Human Rights Council that more than 100 asylum seeker and refugee children are living...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A New Zealand-based West Papua advocacy group has appealed to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and other leaders meeting at the Pacific...

By Rahul Bhattarai Military forces on peacekeeping duties often face dilemmas that are difficult to resolve, says a retired colonel who is now an education...

By RNZ Pacific The President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville has raised concerns that the Papua New Guinea Government is not pulling its weight...