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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...

By Domingos Gomes in Dili Timor-Leste national police (PNTL) have arrested 46 students at a West Papua independence solidarity protest in Dili, amid accusations the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A senior Jakarta Post managing editor has predicted it is possible that West Papua may face a self-determination vote following the...

An Al Jazeera report on the protests and rioting in Papua this week in response to the racist attack in Surabaya. ANALYSIS: By David Robie Indonesia’s...

ANALYSIS: By Camellia Webb-Gannon Last weekend, the Indonesian police took 43 West Papuan students into custody for allegedly disrespecting the Indonesian flag during an...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Rioting broke out in Manokwari, West Papua, today as local people - mostly university students - protested against racial abuse of...

By Ghinan Salman in Surabaya As many as 43 Papuan students were taken to the district police headquarters after Indonesian police fired teargas and forced...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk By Makereta Komai in Funafuti, Tuvalu Tonga’s Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva, has delivered a stinging attack against regionalism and the Pacific Islands...

By RNZ Pacific Eight members of Britain's House of Lords want to see their government take a strong stand on press freedom in West Papua. In...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk  The Indonesian government is furious over the Oxford City Council’s decision to award West Papuan activist Benny Wenda the Honorary Freedom...

By RNZ Pacific New Zealand's Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, said Indonesia was 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...