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RNZ Pacific Seven people have been found guilty of "treason" after raising the banned Morning Star flag in West Papua, a Melanesian region of Indonesia. In...

By Asia Pacific Report editor David Robie A lively 43sec video clip surfaced during last week’s Pacific Islands Forum in the Fiji capital of Suva...

ANALYSIS: By Aprila Wayar and Johnny Blades for The Diplomat A plan to create three new provinces in the Papua region highlights how Jakarta’s development...

RNZ Pacific West Papuan human rights defender Victor Yeimo has been formally indicted on charges of "treason" by Indonesian authorities at the Jayapura District Court. The...

Suara Papua The West Papua National Committee (KNPB) has declared that it rejects the violent approach which Indonesia continues to push in the land of...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie in Auckland The Pacific year has closed with growing tensions over sovereignty and self-determination issues and growing stress over the ravages...

Shocking footage has been circulating on social media showing National Armed Forces (TNI) Indonesian military helicopters firing indiscriminately at civilian villages in Suru-Suru District,...

By Dhias Suwandi in Jayapura Eight youths have been declared suspects on charges of makar (treason, subversion, rebellion) for flying the banned Papuan independence flag...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's Shefa province is recognising Benny Wenda as the interim president of a provisional "independent" West Papuan government. In a country that has historically...

From RNZ Pacific Waves Pro-independence advocates say the human rights situation in West Papua continues to worsen because of "deliberate ignorance" by Pacific neighbours and...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The interim president of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP) has accused Indonesia of holding its 20th National Games...

By Rahel Narda Chaterine in Jakarta The Papua Advocacy Team says that Indonesian police committed acts of violence and sexual harassment while breaking up a...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Papua human rights activist and lawyer Veronica Koman has called for an independent inquiry into the attack on health workers in...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has blamed the Indonesian military over the attack at a hospital in Kiwirok, near...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Indonesian government has used the covid-19 pandemic as a pretext to crack down on West Papuan street protests and to...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The West Papua National Committee (KNPB) claims that an attack on a military post in Maybrat regency earlier this month is...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Indonesian police have arrested two suspects in connection with an attack on the Kisor military post which killed four soldiers late...

By Dwi Bowo Raharjo and Ria Rizki Nirmala Sari in Jayapura West Papua National Committee (KNPB) diplomacy commission head Kobabe Wanimbo has appealed to the...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist The trial of West Papuan political prisoner Victor Yeimo has begun in an Indonesian court in Jayapura. Yeimo, who is...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Today -- 15 August 15 1962 -- marks "a day of betrayal for us West Papuans", says a Papuan leader as...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The director of the Bali Legal Aid Foundation (LBH), Ni Kadek Vany Primaliraning, has been reported to the Bali regional police...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A pro-independence movement in West Papua has appealed to several Western countries -- including New Zealand -- to provide urgent humanitarian...