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By RNZ Pacific Thousands of West Papuan villagers have reportedly fled from their homes in a remote regency due to conflict between Indonesian military forces...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura Five civilians in Timika have reportedly been arrested by the newly reactivated military counter-terrorism unit for "aspiring" to West Papuan...

By Barbara Dreaver, 1 News Pacific correspondent Over the years, many graphic and violent images of torture and beatings have emerged from the Indonesia-controlled...

By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson last night condemned the “obscenity” of jailing West Papuans by Indonesian authorities for raising their...

BOOK REVIEW: By Bambang Muryanto in Yogyakarta A Dutch freelance journalist, Rohan (a pen name), had been interested in the political turmoil in Papua...

By Colin Peacock, editor of RNZ Mediawatch Facebook has been under fire for some time for distributing misinformation and fake news to a potential audience...

BRIEFING: By Ben Bohane in Port Vila China ... China ... China ... All the talk is of increasing Chinese influence in our region. But this...

By Tony Firman in Jakarta Calls for West Papuan self-determination were prominent during a demonstration in front of the offices of PT Freeport Indonesia in...

By Tama Salim in Jakarta Indonesian Ambassador Tantowi Yahya has dismissed allegations that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo had acted disrespectfully toward Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...

BRIEFING: By Colin Peacock of RNZ Mediawatch While a former US President’s visit preoccupied the New Zealand media this week, the state visit of the...

Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the Melanesian Spearhead Group has made solid progress under the chairmanship of Solomon Islands. Video: EMTV...

By Dhio Faiz in Jakarta A demonstration held in Jakarta by hundreds of students and youth from the Papua Student Alliance (AMP) and the Indonesian...

By Dan McGarry, media director of the Vanuatu Daily Post “We are all Melanesian,” says Vanuatu Deputy Prime Minister Joe Natuman. “We are family. We...

The Morning Star flag-raising at Auckland's Aotea Square yesterday. Video: Café Pacific Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The West Papuan Morning Star flag of independence - banned...

By Lalu Rahadian in Jakarta Conflicts in Papua province will not be resolved until the Indonesian government provides the Papuan people with an opportunity to...

Australia's ABC News report on the banned West Papuan petition. Video: Lewis Prai Wellip By Zely Ariane in Jayapura A petition claimed to represent the wishes...

ANALYSIS: By Connor Woodman The Indonesian President, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, is desperate to keep hidden Indonesia’s dark, dirty secret - its brutal 50-year war in...

Pacific Media Watch reports New Zealand’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee has dismissed a call for the government to make a stand and address...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Political support in New Zealand for an independent West Papua is growing after a “historic declaration” was signed during free...

Media freedom advocates and human rights activists are planning a "global action" for West Papua with demonstrations marking UNESCO world press freedom day events...

The Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) have held a joint action with the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-West Papua] in front of the...

By Pacific Media Watch editor Kendall Hutt Bookstore owners, writers, authors, family, friends and a group hopeful of West Papuan independence squeezed into the...