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COMMENTARY: By Yamin Kogoya Sixty years ago today -- on 15 August 1962 -- the fate of a newly born nation-state West Papua was stolen...

By Reiner Brabar in Jayapura Papua People's Petition (PRP) protesters have braved brutal police blockades, forced dispersals and assaults while staging simultaneous mass actions across...

COMMENTARY: By Yamin Kogoya A flurry of peaceful rallies and protests erupted in West Papua and Indonesia on Friday, June 3. Papuan People's Petition (PRP), the...

On Thursday, 10 March 2022, thousands of Papuan people in the Lapago Wamena Cultural Area took to the streets to paralyse Wamena city. They...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Hundreds of Cendrawasih University (Uncen) students took to the streets last week to hold actions opposing the creation of new provinces...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Scores of Papuan activists have held a protest in front of the Army Strategic Reserves Command (Green Berets) headquarters in Central...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A West Papuan leader has praised the "bravery and spirit" of Ukrainians defending their country against the Russian invasion while condemning...

By Prianka Srinivasan for ABC Pacific Beat International media has been facing scrutiny from indigenous groups in the Pacific for the way it has been...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A West Papuan advocacy group in Australia has appealed to Foreign Minister Marise Payne to take the cue from a new...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) plans to open a government branch office in the neighbouring Papua New Guinean...

Shocking footage has been circulating on social media showing National Armed Forces (TNI) Indonesian military helicopters firing indiscriminately at civilian villages in Suru-Suru District,...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu's Shefa province is recognising Benny Wenda as the interim president of a provisional "independent" West Papuan government. In a country that has historically...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk From Auckland Tāmaki Makaurau in Aotearoa New Zealand to Paris, France, and from Wellington Te Whanganui-a-Tara to Jayapura and far beyond,...

By David Robie Pressure is mounting on Indonesia to back off its brutal and unsuccessful military strategy in trying to crush West Papuan resistance to...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk West Papuans will peacefully mark the 60th anniversary of the birth of West Papua next week -- on Wednesday, December 1. It...

Suara Papua in Jayapura "Since it was first established on November 19, 2008, the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) has always been confronted by many...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist Armed conflict in West Papua has caused an exodus of displaced people into one of the most...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The interim president of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP) has accused Indonesia of holding its 20th National Games...

ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya Two Melanesian state leaders addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on West Papua last week. During the 76th UNGA, both Papua...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura A major national sports event opened in Papua at the weekend, with officials hoping it will showcase the Indonesian government’s...

By Rahel Narda Chaterine in Jakarta The Papua Advocacy Team says that Indonesian police committed acts of violence and sexual harassment while breaking up a...

By Ihsanuddin in Jakarta Indonesian police forcibly broke up a protest marking the 1962 Rome Agreement in front of the US Embassy in Central...