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By Arnold Belau in Jayapura Police have violently broken up a peaceful action being held by the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) in...

By Alexander Rheeney in Apia Vanuatu has asked Pacific Islands Forum member states to support its resolution to the United Nations General Assembly next year...

By Kustin Ayuwuragil and Ramadhan Rizki in Jakarta Papuans have launched protest actions in 13 cities across Indonesia to demonstrate against the so-called "Act of...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific in Wellington Indonesia's influence in the Pacific Islands is growing, but is shadowed by disquiet over its region of...

By RNZ Pacific Thousands of West Papuan villagers have reportedly fled from their homes in a remote regency due to conflict between Indonesian military forces...

By Barbara Dreaver, 1 News Pacific correspondent Over the years, many graphic and violent images of torture and beatings have emerged from the Indonesia-controlled...

By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson last night condemned the “obscenity” of jailing West Papuans by Indonesian authorities for raising their...

BRIEFING: By Ben Bohane in Port Vila China ... China ... China ... All the talk is of increasing Chinese influence in our region. But this...

By Tony Firman in Jakarta Calls for West Papuan self-determination were prominent during a demonstration in front of the offices of PT Freeport Indonesia in...

By Tama Salim in Jakarta Indonesian Ambassador Tantowi Yahya has dismissed allegations that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo had acted disrespectfully toward Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...

BRIEFING: By Colin Peacock of RNZ Mediawatch While a former US President’s visit preoccupied the New Zealand media this week, the state visit of the...

Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the Melanesian Spearhead Group has made solid progress under the chairmanship of Solomon Islands. Video: EMTV...

By Dhio Faiz in Jakarta A demonstration held in Jakarta by hundreds of students and youth from the Papua Student Alliance (AMP) and the Indonesian...

By Dan McGarry, media director of the Vanuatu Daily Post “We are all Melanesian,” says Vanuatu Deputy Prime Minister Joe Natuman. “We are family. We...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region in...

By Nethy Dharma Somba in Jayapura First Brigadier Berry Pramana Putra, a member of the National Police’s Mobile Brigade stationed in Timika, Papua, has been...

Australia's ABC News report on the banned West Papuan petition. Video: Lewis Prai Wellip By Zely Ariane in Jayapura A petition claimed to represent the wishes...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk West Papua has experienced a "significant aggravation" of the human rights situation in the past two years compared to previous years,...

UN video sourced from the West Papua Liberation Organisation. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas has expressed his country’s concern about the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk On the eve of New Zealand’s 2017 general election, Pacific Media Watch reports on whether West Papua features in the human...

ANALYSIS: By Connor Woodman The Indonesian President, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, is desperate to keep hidden Indonesia’s dark, dirty secret - its brutal 50-year war in...

OPINION: By Mata'afa Keni Lesa, editor of the Samoa Observer On Friday, the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting -- and all other related meetings...