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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...

By RNZ Pacific  Two West Papuans accused of "rebellion" have been sentenced to more than a year in an Indonesian prison. Yakonias Womsiwor and Erichzon Mandobar...

Indonesian army and police gather villagers in several sub-districts in Nduga and try to force them to "admit" to accusations that they are members...

By RNZ Pacific A leading West Papuan peace campaigner, Neles Tebay, has died in Jakarta after being hospitalised with leukemia. A Catholic priest and academic as...

By Paul of Kumparan in Jayapura The Indonesian Immigration Office in West Papua has warned that it will take firm action against foreign journalists trying...

A West Papuan academic's response to the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister’s opinion article in The Jakarta Post. ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya Lst Thursday, The Jakarta Post...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific As the numbers of casualties and displaced people in Papua's Highlands pile up, prospects for an end to armed...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura Calm has yet to return to Nduga regency in Indonesia's Papua province where pro-independence rebels killed 19 construction workers in...

A special mission from the World Council of Churches has criticised the ongoing human rights violations by Indonesian security forces in the West Papua...

By Yamin Kogoya in Canberra In the days leading up to Christmas, 16 Indonesian construction workers were killed in Nduga by the West Papuan National...

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...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan people will not take part in Indonesia's 2019 presidential and legislative elections, say the Indonesian People's Front for West...

By RNZ Pacific A short documentary which highlights the risks of being a journalist in Indonesian-ruled Papua region (West Papua) has won an international film...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian police have apologised for wrapping a snake around an indigenous Papuan they suspected of theft, reports The Jakarta Post. A video...

By RNZ Pacific The Asia-Pacific tag is a "misnomer" and should not be used to lump in Pacific Island countries, says Papua New Guinean opposition...

By Clifford Faiparik in Port Moresby National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop is pushing for Bougainville and West Papua to gain independence from Papua New...

By Ben Bohane Reports of the Indonesian military using white phosphorous munitions on West Papuan civilians last month are only the latest horror in a...

PROFILE: By Sincha Dimara in Port Moresby I once asked my mother how was it that she married at the tender age of 16 and...

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 Ray Jordan in Lampung, Indonesia President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo insists that work on the Trans-Papua road project will continue despite this week's shooting of...

By Arnold Belau in Jayapura and Wahyoe Boediwardhana in Surabaya More than 530 Papuans in several cities across Indonesia and West Papua were arrested following...