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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...

COMMENT: By Philip Cass Words matter when telling the story of West Papua’s continuing struggle for independence. Recently, New Zealand media carried reports of the kidnapping...

By Finau Fonua, RNZ Pacific journalist, and Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific editor Indonesian security forces in Papua last week launched an offensive against the West...

RNZ Pacific A joint force of Indonesian military and police are claiming to have shot dead a member of the West Papua National Liberation Army...

Tabloid Jubi in Jayapura The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has called on the international community to "pay serious attention" to the escalated...

Asia Pacific Report The United Liberation Movement for West Papua has condemned an Indonesian government protest over Fiji Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka's declared support for...

Asia Pacific Report Indonesia has protested to the Fiji government after Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka met with a Papuan independence leader in a morale boost...

Jubi News in Jayapura The Papuan Church Council has called on the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) unit led by Egianus Kogoya to immediately...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie Two countries. A common border. Two hostage crises. But the responses of both Asia-Pacific nations have been like chalk and cheese. On...

By Felix Chaudhary in Suva "We are proud Fijians and Melanesians today" -- Fiji Council of Social Services executive director Vani Catanasiga said this in...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific digital and social media journalist, and Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist Fiji's Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka is the first Fijian...

RNZ Pacific Indonesian security forces were about to launch a rescue operation for a pilot held hostage in Papua before New Zealand intervened, reports ABC...