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Asia Pacific Report The self-styled provisional government of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua "with the people" of the Melanesian region have declared political support...

Asia Pacific Report The president of a West Papuan advocacy group has appealed to the militants holding New Zealand pilot Philip Mehrtens hostage to free...

There are parallels between Indonesia’s Aceh where an Australian surfer faced a flogging, and West Papua where a New Zealand pilot may be facing...

Asia Pacific Report An Australian author-poet and advocate for West Papuan independence has condemned a reported threat against the life of a New Zealand hostage...

Asia Pacific Report An Australian advocacy group has called for West Papua to be reinscribed on the United Nations list of "non self-governing territories", citing...

Pacific Media Watch Journalist, author and media academic David Robie has launched an independent news and current affairs website to complement his long-established Asia Pacific...

Café Pacific An author and human rights advocate for West Papuan self-determination today sent an open letter to Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and the...

By David Robie As part of an Indonesian-backed disinformation and troll campaign against West Papuan pro-independence advocates, a Facebook page has emerged making bitter and...

Jubi News in Jayapura Captured pilot Philip Mehrtens has called on the Indonesian government to stop military operations in the Nduga highlands in a bid...

Jubi News in Jayapura Church leaders across denominations in Papua have urged President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to stop military operations and to promote a humanitarian...

RNZ Pacific New Zealand hostage Phillip Mehrtens, who is being held by pro-independence fighters in West Papua, appears well in a newly-released video. It comes as...

THE HOUSE: By Johnny Blades, journalist If elected representatives have their work cut out for them to create the slightest social or political change through...

Asia Pacific Report Indonesian security forces have intensified operations in various conflict areas in West Papua, reports Human Rights Monitor. According to information received by the...

By Finau Fonua, RNZ Pacific journalist The United Kingdom's commitments to upholding human rights have come under question this week over the West Papua issue,...

RNZ Pacific The Indonesian military has officially escalated its operational status in West Papua to "ground combat ready" following a clash with West Papuan National...

By Singgih Wiryono in Jakarta An Indonesian human rights researcher has cricitised his government's failure to negotiate with West Papuan rebels, saying security officials should...

By Stefan Armbuster of SBS World News Indonesia’s military confirms one soldier was killed and more are unaccounted for after clashes with the West Papua...

RNZ Pacific West Papuan rebels seeking independence in the Indonesian-ruled Melanesian region claim to have killed nine soldiers after Jakarta did not respond to a...

Asia Pacific Report A West Papuan leader has accused Indonesia of imposing a "martial law" on the Melanesian region in response to the kidnapping of...

RNZ Pacific The authorities in Indonesia's Papua region say the search for a New Zealand pilot taken hostage by West Papua Liberation Movement freedom fighters...

Asia Pacific Report The Australia West Papua Association has condemned an Indonesian crackdown on a peaceful Papua self-determination rally in Bali at the weekend after...

Jubi News in Jayapura Indonesia's Papua police chief Inspector-General Mathius D Fakhiri has called for action to ensure that "security disturbances" in the Puncak Jaya...