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A video of a demonstration marking the bloody Biak massacre of 6 July 1998 staged last year. Video: BBB Times By Michelle Winowatan Dozens of Indonesian...

BOOK REVIEW: By David Robie Two damning and contrasting books about Indonesian colonialism in the Pacific, both by activist participants in Europe and New Zealand,...

By Karina M. Tehusijarana in Jakarta Indonesia's Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to take concrete...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura Five civilians in Timika have reportedly been arrested by the newly reactivated military counter-terrorism unit for "aspiring" to West Papuan...

By Barbara Dreaver, 1 News Pacific correspondent Over the years, many graphic and violent images of torture and beatings have emerged from the Indonesia-controlled...

By Colin Peacock, editor of RNZ Mediawatch Facebook has been under fire for some time for distributing misinformation and fake news to a potential audience...

BRIEFING: By Ben Bohane in Port Vila China ... China ... China ... All the talk is of increasing Chinese influence in our region. But this...

By Tony Firman in Jakarta Calls for West Papuan self-determination were prominent during a demonstration in front of the offices of PT Freeport Indonesia in...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An advocacy group, West Papua Action Auckland, has urged Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to raise human rights and the "suffering of...

Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the Melanesian Spearhead Group has made solid progress under the chairmanship of Solomon Islands. Video: EMTV...

By Sheany in Jakarta The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights plans to send a mission to Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua following reports...

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...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk West Papuan students have demonstrated to reject Indonesia’s occupation and were joined by an unprecedented wave of solidarity from people across...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Being a journalist in the Philippines has become a lot tougher, riskier and traumatic in the face of  President Rodrigo...

The Morning Star flag-raising at Auckland's Aotea Square yesterday. Video: Café Pacific Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The West Papuan Morning Star flag of independence - banned...

A video made by Sasya Wreksono to mark the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Media Centre. Video: PMC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Threats to media freedom...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has condemned a brutal attack against journalist Saldi Hermanto in Timika, Papua, and called for...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region in...

By Lalu Rahadian in Jakarta Conflicts in Papua province will not be resolved until the Indonesian government provides the Papuan people with an opportunity to...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk West Papua has experienced a "significant aggravation" of the human rights situation in the past two years compared to previous years,...

UN video sourced from the West Papua Liberation Organisation. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas has expressed his country’s concern about the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk On the eve of New Zealand’s 2017 general election, Pacific Media Watch reports on whether West Papua features in the human...