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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...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua Regional Police public information head Assistant Superintendent Suryadi Diaz is asking all parties not to dramatise or make a big...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Free West Papua Campaign has welcomed the call by the United Nation’s human rights experts for "Prompt and impartial investigations...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan people will not take part in Indonesia's 2019 presidential and legislative elections, say the Indonesian People's Front for West...

By RNZ Pacific A short documentary which highlights the risks of being a journalist in Indonesian-ruled Papua region (West Papua) has won an international film...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian police have apologised for wrapping a snake around an indigenous Papuan they suspected of theft, reports The Jakarta Post. A video...

By RNZ Pacific The Asia-Pacific tag is a "misnomer" and should not be used to lump in Pacific Island countries, says Papua New Guinean opposition...

By Benny Wenda, chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua As chairman of The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), I have...

By Ben Bohane Reports of the Indonesian military using white phosphorous munitions on West Papuan civilians last month are only the latest horror in a...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesian police should investigate a Papuan armed group’s killing of at least 17 people, including a soldier, at a construction area...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan rights to freedom of speech and peaceful assembly have been defended by the Office of the UN High Commissioner...

By Ray Jordan in Lampung, Indonesia President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo insists that work on the Trans-Papua road project will continue despite this week's shooting of...

By Arnold Belau in Jayapura and Wahyoe Boediwardhana in Surabaya More than 530 Papuans in several cities across Indonesia and West Papua were arrested following...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk At least three people have been killed in a week of shooting clashes between the Indonesian military and police and  militants...

Vanuatu says New Zealand should get on the right side of history and support West Papuan self-determination. However, reports James Halpin of Asia Pacific...

Some of the arrested students being taken to jail in Jayapura. Video: Majalah Kunume Net By Benny Mawel in Jayapura Students from several tertiary institutions in...

West Papua has been sidestepped by both the the Melanesian Spearhead Group and the Pacific Islands Forum. But, reports James Halpin of Asia Pacific...

By Budiarti Utami Putri in Jakarta Human rights organisation Amnesty International Indonesia has demanded President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo fulfil his promises to resolve the alleged...