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ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya in Brisbane When I ring home to West Papua, my village people often ask me about the rumours that they have...

By Charles Maniani in Manokwari, West Papua A joint unit of Indonesian military and police have broken up a West Papuan rally against the extension...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk An exiled West Papuan leader has demanded the immediate release of arrested campaigner Victor Yeimo, saying that his detention was a...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A Papuan leader who has been sought by Indonesian police over the 2019 Papua "Spring" uprising, Victor Yeimo, has been arrested...

General Gatot Nurmantyo, a former commander in the Indonesian National Armed Forces, giving his television interview - in Bahasa Indonesian. Video: TV-One Indonesia Asia Pacific...

RNZ Pacific Human Rights Watch is urging the Indonesian government to rethink its classification of rebels in West Papua as terrorists. Indonesia has formally designated Papuan...

By David Robie Branding armed Papuan resistance groups as “terrorists” has sparked strong condemnation from human rights groups across Indonesia and in West Papua, some...

By Jasmine Chia in Bangkok It is an unlikely combination: the white stars of the West Papuan and Myanmar flags, side by side. “West Papua Stands...

OPINION: By Theo Hesegem in Wamena, Papua Indonesian President Joko Widodo has repeatedly made trips to two of Melanesian provinces, Papua and West Papua, in...

EDITORIAL: By David Robie, editor of Asia Pacific Report Asia Pacific Report, the Auckland-based independent news and analysis website, has been increasingly targeted by Indonesian...

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...