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By Caleb Fotheringham, RNZ Pacific journalist All parties, including West Papuan pro-independence fighters who took Phillip Mehrtens hostage, want the New Zealand pilot released but...

By Te Aniwaniwa Paterson of Te Ao Māori News Kanak people in Aotearoa New Zealand are lamenting the loss of family and friends in Kanaky...

Asia Pacific Report A West Papuan resistance leader has condemned the United Nations role in allowing Indonesia to "integrate" the Melanesian Pacific region in what...

Asia Pacific Report The West Papuan resistance OPM leader has condemned Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden, accusing their countries of...

RNZ Pacific More videos appear to have been released by the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) showing New Zealand hostage Phillip Mehrtens. The New Zealander...

By Sharon Muller of Arah Juang On Friday, March 22, a video circulated of TNI (Indonesian military) soldiers torturing a civilian in Papua. In the...

By Doddy Morris of the Vanuatu Daily Post It has been 60 years since Indonesia has been refused humanitarian agencies and international media access to...

COMMENTARY: By Ronny Kareni Since the atrocious footage of the suffering of an indigenous Papuan man reverberates in the heart of Puncak by the brute...

EDITORIAL: The Jakarta Post It happens again and again; indigenous Papuans fall victim to Indonesian soldiers. This time, we have photographic evidence for the brutality, with...

COMMENTARY: By Ronny Kareni Recent videos depicting the barbaric torture of an indigenous Papuan man by Indonesian soldiers have opened the wounds of West Papua's...

Asia Pacific Report A West Papuan pro-independence leader has condemned the "sadistic brutality" of Indonesian soldiers in a torture video and called for an urgent...

Asia Pacific Report A West Papuan independence leader has called on the Dutch Parliament to support a United Nations visit to the Melanesian region ruled...

Asia Pacific Report An Australian-based West Papua advocacy group has condemned the arrest and "humiliation" of two teenagers by Indonesian security forces last week. The head...

Asia Pacific Report A West Papuan pro-independence leader has accused Indonesia of new human rights atrocities this week while the republic has apparently elected a...

Asia Pacific Report A leading West Papuan advocate has welcomed this week's launch of the Brussels Declaration in the European Parliament, calling on MPs to...

Asia Pacific Report The pro-independence United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has declared a boycott of the Indonesian elections next month and has called...

BACKGROUNDER: By Stefan Armbruster On 1 December each year, in cities across Australia and New Zealand, a small group of West Papuan immigrants and refugees...

RNZ Pacific Veteran West Papua independence campaigner Benny Wenda has been elected as president of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP). The ULMWP held...

By Charley Piringi in Honiara The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has adopted a "fresh approach" in addressing the longstanding and sensitive West Papuan issue, claims...

Asia Pacific Report An Australian advocacy group supporting West Papuan self-determination has appealed to Foreign Minister Penny Wong to press Indonesia to halt all military...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Yamin Kogoya Prominent West Papuan independence activist Victor Yeimo was yesterday released from prison in Jayapura, Indonesia's occupied capital of West Papua,...

Jubi News in Jayapura Academics at Papuan tertiary institutions have accused Indonesian authorities of a new "indigenous marginalisation" programme through the establishment of the autonomous...