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By Veronika Kusumaryati and Cypri Dale Two events of highest significance in the context of global history of decolonisation are taking place in the Pacific: ...

On July 6 each year people gather to raise the Morning Star flag and to remember those who died in West Papua's Biak Massacre...

OPINION: Contributed by the Australian West Papua Association On the 2 July 1998, the West Papuan Morning Star flag was raised on top of a...

By Bastian Tebai in Yogyakarta Every year July 1 is commemorated by Papuans as West Papua proclamation day. The proclamation was read out at the...

Australian-supported Indonesian police special forces have shot dead a teenage Papuan high school student in central Nabire city, West Papua, reports West Papua Media. The...

The Solomon Islands and Vanuatu have condemned the "unresolved" human rights violations in West Papua by Indonesian security forces, saying they have continued in...

By Charles Yapumi in Vanimo West Papuans who have been living in Papua New Guinea for many decades will be granted citizenship soon. The PNG Immigration...

By Shiyal Devi in Lautoka, Fiji The Melanesian Spearhead Group is expected to deliberate on West Papua's bid to become a full member of the...

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura The West Papua National Committee claimed that more than 1000 of its members have were detained by Indonesian police during...

The Australian West Papua Association has condemned the arrest of 65 KNPB (National Committee of West Papua) and student activists in Sentani and 4...

By Nasik Swami in Suva The Fiji government has no say in the Adopt a School programme by donor countries, Parliament has been told in...

By Freddy Mou in Port Moresby More than 4500 Indonesian soldiers have been moved to Wamena in the Highlands of West Papua region of Indonesia,...

By Dr Tarcisius Tara Kabutaulaka in Honolulu, Hawai'i Late last week, the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement rejecting the Solomon Islands Prime...

By Johnny Blades of Radio NZ International The United Liberation Movement for West Papua claims Indonesia is paranoid about regional efforts to seek accurate information...

OPINION: By Rev Dr Benny Giay in Jayapura A number of recent developments in Papua, Indonesia and in the Pacific, have led me to a...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Indonesia’s authorities to stop violating the rights of journalists in West Papua, where the Jayapura police prevented...

By Nethy Dharma Somba in Jayapura Human rights advocates in Papua have slammed the arrest of 1888 students and activists who were carrying out a...

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura Activists from the West Papuan National Committee (KNPB) allege they were tortured and beaten up by police during their mass...

An historic step on the road to freedom for West Papua has been taken in London. At a meeting of the International Parliamentarians for West...

United Kingdom Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn has spoken out about the plight of the West Papuan people and supported a push for democratic reform...

Nearly 2000 people were arrested on Monday, 2 May 2016, in mass unarmed civilian-based uprisings across West Papua, reports We Are Moving Stories. "The Indonesian...

The Asian Human Rights Commission has learned from national and local sources that on May 2 police officers arrested in total 1724 indigenous Papuans...