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Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Indonesia has pursued a strategy of aggressive arrests and violence against peaceful demonstrations for independence since the announcement of a provisional...

Pacific Media Centre newsdesk Indonesia's Presidential Staff Office says it regrets the raising of the Morning Star flag - which is identified with Papuan independence...

The West Papua regional police (Polda) have arrested 36 people in Manokwari and Sorong city following a demonstration commemorating the anniversary of the West...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Campaigners at a TAPOL-hosted global webinar have called on the people of Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States and other...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An Indonesian university student, Frans Josua Napitu, who reported his institution's rector (vice-chancellor) to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), has challenged...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesian special forces are turning West Papua into "more of a hunting ground", warns an exiled Papuan leader in response to...

By RNZ Pacific The West Papua Council of Churches wants an end to what it says is the re-militarisation of the region. It wrote to Indonesia's...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesian police forcibly dispersed a student protest near the Cendrawasih University (Uncen) in Jayapura, Papua, yesterday and the police "denied any...

By Benny Mawel and Budi Sutrisno in Jayapura and Jakarta The killing of Pastor Yeremia Zanambani in Intan Jaya regency, Papua, last weekend - allegedly...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Tabernacle Bible Church of Indonesia's congregation from the Intan Jaya regency in Papua has fled into the forests in fear...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Bali chapter of the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) has held a weekend protest action at the Renon traffic circle in...

By Budi Sutrisno in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's instruction for the military and the police to hunt down armed pro-independence rebels accused of being...

Pacific Media Watch Host Oscar Perress talked to contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Sri Krishnamurthi today about Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's government rejecting a...

COMMENT: By Benny Wenda, chair of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua For over 50 years, Indonesia has been promising West Papua "autonomy". Each...