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Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Papuan People's Petition -- "Petisi Rakyat Papua" -- has called on the Indonesian government to release detained human rights advocate...

By Yance Agapa in Jayapura Indonesia has strongly criticised the United Nations in response to cases of human rights violations in Papua being cited in...

Shocking footage has been circulating on social media showing National Armed Forces (TNI) Indonesian military helicopters firing indiscriminately at civilian villages in Suru-Suru District,...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's Shefa province is recognising Benny Wenda as the interim president of a provisional "independent" West Papuan government. In a country that has historically...

From RNZ Pacific Waves Pro-independence advocates say the human rights situation in West Papua continues to worsen because of "deliberate ignorance" by Pacific neighbours and...

By David Robie Pressure is mounting on Indonesia to back off its brutal and unsuccessful military strategy in trying to crush West Papuan resistance to...

Suara Papua in Jayapura "Since it was first established on November 19, 2008, the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) has always been confronted by many...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has appealed to news media that reported on intimidation against the parents and relatives of...

RNZ Pacific Advocacy groups in Indonesia have condemned an attack on the parents of human rights lawyer Veronica Yoman, who speaks out for West Papuan...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Australia West Papua Association has protested over the "lack of any concern" by Canberra over worsening clashes in the Indonesian...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist Armed conflict in West Papua has caused an exodus of displaced people into one of the most...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Two small babies were shot by the Indonesian military in Intan Jaya two days ago, claims the United Liberation Movement of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The International Coalition for Papua (ICP) says there has been an increase in the number of arbitrary arrests in its latest...

By Arjuna Pademme in Jayapura Advocates warn that the the involvement of the Indonesian military (TNI) in a food estate programme initiated by the government...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The interim president of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP) has accused Indonesia of holding its 20th National Games...

ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya Two Melanesian state leaders addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on West Papua last week. During the 76th UNGA, both Papua...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has blamed the Indonesian military over the attack at a hospital in Kiwirok, near...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A United Nations expert has urged Indonesia to provide proper medical care to a Papuan independence activist to "keep him from...

By Susan Price in Sydney West Papua activists have called on the Australian government to raise concerns about the Indonesian military’s ongoing human rights abuses...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The panel of judges hearing the case against a West Papuan activist accused of treason have ordered the prosecution to prioritise...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has called on Indonesian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Papuan leader Victor...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk International pressure is mounting on Indonesia to free West Papuan activist Victor Yeimo, the international spokesperson for the peaceful civilian West...