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By RNZ Pacific New Zealand's Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, says Indonesia is making progress in West Papua with the welcoming of a press pack. Peters was...

By Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Oxford City Council is to award West Papuan activist Benny Wenda the Honorary Freedom of the City accolade for...

Michael Andrew's Pacific Media Watch interview with Rosa Moiwend of West Papua. Video: Pacific Media Centre By Michael Andrew West Papuan human rights defender Rosa Moiwend...

By RNZ Pacific Indonesia will use a landmark business and trade exposition next week in New Zealand to launch a fresh diplomatic push in the Pacific,...

By RNZ Pacific Doused in black warpaint, draped in ammunition and clutching guns almost as big as some of them, the boys stare with hardened...

By Evan Wasuka on ABC Pacific Beat It may be more than a month since Indonesians went to the polls, but the country is still...

Vanuatu-based journalist Ben Bohane raises West Papuan questions with UN Secretary-General António Guterres during his visit to Vanuatu. Video: Ben Bohane/Ginny Stein By Dan McGarry...

By RNZ Pacific  Two West Papuans accused of "rebellion" have been sentenced to more than a year in an Indonesian prison. Yakonias Womsiwor and Erichzon Mandobar...

By Andrew Johnson Since 2004, a number of university papers have raised the question of genocide in the Pacific territory of West Papua administrated by...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific Franz Albert Joku, a former leading West Papuan independence campaigner who changed sides and became an Indonesian government supporter,...

Indonesian army and police gather villagers in several sub-districts in Nduga and try to force them to "admit" to accusations that they are members...

By RNZ Pacific A leading West Papuan peace campaigner, Neles Tebay, has died in Jakarta after being hospitalised with leukemia. A Catholic priest and academic as...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk TAPOL and the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) are calling attention to a judicial review of the “Act of...

By Tom Stayner of SBS News A West Papuan independence leader and Nobel peace prize nominee is calling for a mass boycott of Indonesia’s upcoming...

By Paul of Kumparan in Jayapura The Indonesian Immigration Office in West Papua has warned that it will take firm action against foreign journalists trying...

A West Papuan academic's response to the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister’s opinion article in The Jakarta Post. ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya Lst Thursday, The Jakarta Post...

By RNZ Pacific New Zealand's Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, has called for an end to violence in Indonesia's Papua province. Peters was responding to a letter...

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific As the numbers of casualties and displaced people in Papua's Highlands pile up, prospects for an end to armed...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura Calm has yet to return to Nduga regency in Indonesia's Papua province where pro-independence rebels killed 19 construction workers in...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Six hundred crack Indonesian soldiers are being deployed this week to provide security for the construction of the Trans-Papua highway. "This time...

A special mission from the World Council of Churches has criticised the ongoing human rights violations by Indonesian security forces in the West Papua...

By Yamin Kogoya in Canberra In the days leading up to Christmas, 16 Indonesian construction workers were killed in Nduga by the West Papuan National...