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Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Rioting broke out in Manokwari, West Papua, today as local people - mostly university students - protested against racial abuse of...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk By Makereta Komai in Funafuti, Tuvalu Tonga’s Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva, has delivered a stinging attack against regionalism and the Pacific Islands...

By Evan Wasuka on ABC Pacific Beat It may be more than a month since Indonesians went to the polls, but the country is still...

By Andrew Johnson Since 2004, a number of university papers have raised the question of genocide in the Pacific territory of West Papua administrated by...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Franz Albert Joku, a former leading West Papuan independence campaigner who changed sides and became an Indonesian government supporter,...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk TAPOL and the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) are calling attention to a judicial review of the “Act of...

By Tom Stayner of SBS News A West Papuan independence leader and Nobel peace prize nominee is calling for a mass boycott of Indonesia’s upcoming...

A West Papuan academic's response to the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister’s opinion article in The Jakarta Post. ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya Lst Thursday, The Jakarta Post...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific As the numbers of casualties and displaced people in Papua's Highlands pile up, prospects for an end to armed...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura Calm has yet to return to Nduga regency in Indonesia's Papua province where pro-independence rebels killed 19 construction workers in...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Six hundred crack Indonesian soldiers are being deployed this week to provide security for the construction of the Trans-Papua highway. "This time...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua Regional Police public information head Assistant Superintendent Suryadi Diaz is asking all parties not to dramatise or make a big...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Free West Papua Campaign has welcomed the call by the United Nation’s human rights experts for "Prompt and impartial investigations...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan people will not take part in Indonesia's 2019 presidential and legislative elections, say the Indonesian People's Front for West...

By RNZ Pacific A short documentary which highlights the risks of being a journalist in Indonesian-ruled Papua region (West Papua) has won an international film...

By RNZ Pacific The Asia-Pacific tag is a "misnomer" and should not be used to lump in Pacific Island countries, says Papua New Guinean opposition...

By Clifford Faiparik in Port Moresby National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop is pushing for Bougainville and West Papua to gain independence from Papua New...

By Ben Bohane Reports of the Indonesian military using white phosphorous munitions on West Papuan civilians last month are only the latest horror in a...

PROFILE: By Sincha Dimara in Port Moresby I once asked my mother how was it that she married at the tender age of 16 and...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesian police should investigate a Papuan armed group’s killing of at least 17 people, including a soldier, at a construction area...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan rights to freedom of speech and peaceful assembly have been defended by the Office of the UN High Commissioner...

By Tony Firman of Tirto in Surabaya A protest action by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Indonesia's East Java provincial capital of Surabaya yesterday...