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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 Fidelis Eka Satriastanti, The Conversation Indigenous people fought alongside youth movements in the creation of an Indonesian nation. But, in the historical writing of...

By Len Garae in Port Vila Vanuatu Prime Minister Bob Loughman has rejected a claim that he had been invited by the Indonesian government to...

The “Understanding information about the land of Papua " webinar livestream. Video: Redaksi Jubi Pacific Media Watch A senior Indonesian government official and a New Zealand...

By Sri Krishnamurthi, contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Miss Universe NZ 2019 beauty queen Diamond Langi is being trolled by thousands of Indonesians on...

Pacific Media Centre Former Papuan political prisoner Filep Karma says President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo promised to release Papuan political prisoners during his administration. Widodo made this...

By Amanda Siddharta in Jakarta Six activists charged with treason in Jakarta for organising a protest rally for independence last August outside the presidential palace...

By Sri Krishnamurthi, contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch Australian war correspondent and investigative journalist John Martinkus warns the West Papuan conflict is "reigniting" and...

The 30-minute Foreign Correspondent report by ABC. By ABC News Indepth Just north of Australia a secret war is being fought. West Papuan independence fighters and...

Pacific Media Centre TAPOL has condemned the political decision to cancel the early release of five political prisoners that were arrested in Jakarta for demonstrating...

By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific's Melanesian affairs correspondent A West Papuan church leader has been "invited" by Indonesian police to "clarify" an article he wrote...

By Galih Gumelar in Jakarta A panel of judges at the Central Jakarta District Court have found six activists guilty of committing treasonous acts for...

By Lani Diana Wijaya in Jakarta The trial of six Papuan activists will be held online or long-distance amid the enforcement of large scale social...

Pacific Media Watch The Covid-19 coronavirus is “exacerbating tensions” in Indonesia’s West Papua region and exposing the “shortcomings” of Jakarta government policy, warns a conflict...

By Agung Sandy Lesmana and Ria Rizki Nirmala Sari in Jayapura The Free Papua Organisation (OPM) has offered a ceasefire in the independence struggle against...

Pacific Media Centre A member of the Papuan Parliament has called for an independent inquiry into last Monday's Freeport copper mine shooting conducted by the...

COMMENTARY: By Laurens Ikinia A sad story has taken place again in the PT Freeport Indonesia gold and copper mine area near Timika in West...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Alliance of West Papuan Baptist Churches has condemned Monday's attack which killed a New Zealander and wounded two other workers...

Pacific Media Centre Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD says he is not interested in further examining the document containing...

ANALYSIS: By Asmiati Malik in Jakarta The Indonesian government plans to evaluate the efficacy of special funds for the West Papua region. These funds have been...

By Moale James “West Papuans are being denied their basic human rights … Human beings have a right to freedom. Freedom to be treated fairly...

OPINION:  By Moale James What should we expect for the future of media freedom in the Pacific? And how do we sift through the “bullshit”...