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Asia Pacific Report A New Zealand solidarity action group has called on the New Zealand government to back indigenous independence calls in the Pacific and...

RNZ Pacific More videos appear to have been released by the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) showing New Zealand hostage Phillip Mehrtens. The New Zealander...

Asia Pacific Report An Australian-based West Papua advocacy group has condemned the arrest and "humiliation" of two teenagers by Indonesian security forces last week. The head...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Yamin Kogoya The Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) and the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) have denounced the Rome Agreement of...

By Charley Piringi in Honiara The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has adopted a "fresh approach" in addressing the longstanding and sensitive West Papuan issue, claims...

Asia Pacific Report An Australian advocacy group supporting West Papuan self-determination has appealed to Foreign Minister Penny Wong to press Indonesia to halt all military...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Yamin Kogoya Prominent West Papuan independence activist Victor Yeimo was yesterday released from prison in Jayapura, Indonesia's occupied capital of West Papua,...

Asia Pacific Report An Australian human rights advocacy group for West Papuans has condemned the killing of 5 youths found dead in Dekai, capital of...

Asia Pacific Report The Free Papua Organisation (Organisasi Papua Merdeka-OPM) has sent an open letter to the United Nations leadership demanding that "decolonisation" of the...

Pacific Media Watch A Radio New Zealand Pacific journalist has alleged that an Indonesian official attempted to both bribe and intimidate him following an interview...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie, editor of Asia Pacific Report Prime Minister James Marape has made two foreign policy gaffes in the space of a week...

RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has backtracked on his comments that PNG had "no right to comment" on human rights abuses...

RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has told Indonesia's President Joko Widodo that PNG has no right to criticise Jakarta over what...

RNZ Pacific The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has declared it will now base itself in the Pacific region after years of partial...

By Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific editor A Radio New Zealand journalist says an Indonesian government official attempted to bribe and intimidate him at last month's...

Pacific Media Watch Vanuatu Daily Post civil society correspondents have written in unison condemning the failure of the Melanesian Spearhead Group to admit West Papua...

An Australian academic has lit the fuse of diplomatic fury by publicly criticising Indonesia’s brutal response to the Papuan independence movement, a sensitive topic...

By Len Garae in Port Vila The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has failed West Papua, says a Vanuatu government champion of West Papuan self-determination. Minister for...

Asia Pacific Report A West Papuan leader has condemned the Melanesian Spearhead Group for abandoning the West Papuan cause in favour of a "corrupt alliance"...

By David Robie, editor of Asia Pacific Report The Melanesian Spearhead Group has thrown away a golden chance for achieving a historical step towards justice...

Asia Pacific Report At least 20 people were wounded when police used batons, water cannon and tear gas to disperse hundreds of people who joined...

Asia Pacific Report An Australian West Papuan solidarity group has condemned the reported arrest of 21 activists protesting in Jayapura over a "tragic day in...