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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...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk  The Indonesian government is furious over the Oxford City Council’s decision to award West Papuan activist Benny Wenda the Honorary Freedom...

By RNZ Pacific New Zealand's Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, said Indonesia was making progress in West Papua with the welcoming of a press pack. Peters was...

By Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Oxford City Council is to award West Papuan activist Benny Wenda the Honorary Freedom of the City accolade for...

By RNZ Pacific A major Indonesian trade show has kicked off in New Zealand, as part of efforts by Jakarta to win over Pacific allies. Dozens...

Michael Andrew's Pacific Media Watch interview with Rosa Moiwend of West Papua. Video: Pacific Media Centre By Michael Andrew West Papuan human rights defender Rosa Moiwend...

By RNZ Pacific Indonesia will use a landmark business and trade exposition next week in New Zealand to launch a fresh diplomatic push in the Pacific,...

By RNZ Pacific Doused in black warpaint, draped in ammunition and clutching guns almost as big as some of them, the boys stare with hardened...

By Evan Wasuka on ABC Pacific Beat It may be more than a month since Indonesians went to the polls, but the country is still...

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...