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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...

Pacific Media Watch Pacific Media Watch  contributing editor Sri Krishnamurthi discusses a new book today on West Papua, The Road: Uprising in West Papua, reviewed...

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...

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...

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...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura A New Zealand employee of gold and copper mining company PT Freeport Indonesia was shot dead on Monday by gunmen...

Pacific Media Watch After the 2014 Lindt cafe bombing in Sydney, the social media hashtag #illridewithyou went viral in solidarity. At the same time, three women...

Andy Ayamiseba died a few days ago. While the West Papuan was loved, admired and supported in Vanuatu, he fought tirelessly to win a...

Pacific Media Watch Pacific human rights activists have personally handed Indonesian President Joko Widodo a protest letter which includes a list of deaths and political...

Pacific Media Watch Over the years, many graphic and violent images of torture and beatings have emerged from the Indonesia-controlled region of West Papua, half...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papuan demands for a referendum on self-determination have erupted more strongly amid fears of civilian casualties in the Melanesian provinces of...

By Michael Andrew As Timor-Leste celebrates 20 years since the landmark vote that determined its independence from Indonesian rule, activists are urging the New Zealand...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Six Papuan civilians have been killed and at least three others wounded after Indonesian security forces opened fire at a rally...