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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...

Asia Pacific Report Papuan people throughout the territory of West Papua have held huge demonstrations of support for full membership of the United Liberation Movement...

RNZ Pacific A West Papua pro-independence leader says Indonesia is ramping up its repression of peaceful activists while people mobilise in favour of the...

By Singgih Wiryono in Jakarta Indonesia's former National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) chairperson Ahmad Taufan Damanik says it is difficult to expect Komnas HAM...

Asia Pacific Report An Australian human rights author and poet has accused successive federal governments of “deliberately aiding and abetting” the 1969 annexation of West...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Yamin Kogoya The name Vanuatu has taken on a sacred significance in Papuan liberation consciousness. The Free Papua Movement (OPM) elders ignited...

Asia Pacific Report Seven executives representing all the customary regions of West Papua have declared their support for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua...

ANALYSIS: By Damien Kingsbury, Deakin University New Zealand pilot Phillip Mehrtens has now been held hostage in West Papua for four months. Stalled attempts to...

Jubi News The trial of three Papuan "free speech" students accused of treason has resumed at the Jayapura District Court this week. The defendants -- Yoseph...

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...