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RNZ Pacific Activists have protested at Indonesia's Ternate Police headquarters in North Maluku demanding that the security forces release eight people arrested while commemorating West...

COMMENTARY: By Yamin Kogoya On 30 June 2022, the Indonesian Parliament in Jakarta passed legislation to split West Papua into three more pieces. The Papuan people's...

By Lydia Lewis, RNZ Pacific journalist Reports of threats by Indonesia against "Free West Papua" activists have come to light on the anniversary of the...

Today marks 1 December 1961 when the West Papuan national flag, the Morning Star was first raised and the date has been honoured across...

OPEN LETTER: The Ōtepoti Declaration by the Indigenous Caucus of the Nuclear Connections Across Oceania Conference On the 61st anniversary of the first raising of...

OBITUARY: By Andreas Harsono in Jakarta Filep Karma, a prominent Papuan activist and former political prisoner, was found dead  yesterday on a beach in...

OBITUARY: By Yamin Kogoya The sudden death of activist Leonie Tanggahma has shaken Papuan communities. Her loss last week has shocked West Papuans who regarded...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Yamin Kogoya Alleged corruption involving Governor Lukas Enembe has dominated both Papuan and Indonesian media outlets and social media groups over the...

OPEN LETTER: By Reverend Dr Benny Giay The notion that Papua is the "Land of Peace" has no substance. Many feel that this phrase "Papua Tanah...

COMMENTARY: By Yamin Kogoya Papuan protesters from seven customary regions this week stormed the Mako Brimob police headquarters in Kota Raja, Jayapura, accusing the KPK...

ANALYSIS: By David Engel, Albert Zhang and Jake Wallis The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has analysed thousands of suspicious tweets posted in 2021 relating...

RNZ Pacific Seven people have been found guilty of "treason" after raising the banned Morning Star flag in West Papua, a Melanesian region of Indonesia. In...

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...