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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...

OPINION: By Michael Andrew of Pacific Media Watch For the past three weeks a wave of violent protest has been spreading across West Papua and...

By Dan McGarry in Port Vila In the wake of a Vanuatu Daily Post investigation into what appeared to be a deliberate attempt to spread...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Internet access in West Papua has been at least partially restored just days after Indonesian police accused human rights lawyer Veronica...

By RNZ Pacific An Indonesian human rights lawyer working with West Papuans has been named as a criminal suspect. Veronica Koman is accused of "incitement" and...

Evening Report editorial by Selwyn Manning It is clear and proper that New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is closely monitoring a concerning situation...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The New Caledonian-based Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front or FLNKS has condemned the ongoing human rights violations in West Papua...

Pacific Media Watch Newdesk Fijian police have reportedly cautioned the Pacific Conference of Churches Secretariat from flying the Morning Star – the West Papuan flag of Independence...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesia police have arrested eight Papuan demonstrators for treason or "makar" in Jakarta, reports CNN Indonesia. Indonesian People’s Front for West Papua...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Police-backed armed militias have killed three West Papuan students in Abepura district, Jayapura, reports The Guardian. The students were reportedly killed in their...

By Michael Andrew As Timor-Leste celebrates 20 years since the landmark vote that determined its independence from Indonesian rule, activists are urging the New Zealand...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A West Papuan journalist, editor and media freedom advocate has lodged a protest to the United Nations about Indonesia’s internet blackout...

An Al Jazeera report on the protests and rioting in Papua this week in response to the racist attack in Surabaya. ANALYSIS: By David Robie Indonesia’s...

By Michael Andrew The Indonesian media is contributing to resentment and racism toward Papuans, according to a human rights researcher and former journalist. Andreas Harsono of Human...

ANALYSIS: By Camellia Webb-Gannon Last weekend, the Indonesian police took 43 West Papuan students into custody for allegedly disrespecting the Indonesian flag during an...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Protests are spreading in Indonesia-ruled West Papua in response to harassment of Papuans during explosive incidents in Javanese cities...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Rioting broke out in Manokwari, West Papua, today as local people - mostly university students - protested against racial abuse of...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Human rights violations in West Papua are to be given priority at the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting in Tuvalu next week. According...

By RNZ Pacific An aid group in West Papua has reported 182 civilians have died fleeing violence in the Highlands. But the Indonesian military remains sceptical...

By RNZ Pacific Eight members of Britain's House of Lords want to see their government take a strong stand on press freedom in West Papua. In...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie Indonesia recently hosted a bold public relations window-dressing expo in Auckland presenting itself as a “Pacific” nation while attempting to provide...

By RNZ Pacific West Papuan fighters have killed an Indonesian soldier in a renewed threat to Jakarta's road project there. State news agency Antara reported the...