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By Agus Pabika in Jayapura President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's visit to Papua last weekend to officially open Indonesia's National Games (PON XX) and officiate a...

ANALYSIS: By Yamin Kogoya Two Melanesian state leaders addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on West Papua last week. During the 76th UNGA, both Papua...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura A major national sports event opened in Papua at the weekend, with officials hoping it will showcase the Indonesian government’s...

By Ihsanuddin in Jakarta Indonesian police forcibly broke up a protest marking the 1962 Rome Agreement in front of the US Embassy in Central...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A West Papuan group seeking self-determination has greeted Papua New Guinea on its 46th anniversary of independence, predicting that one day...

By Rahmad Nasution in Jayapura More than a week after four Indonesian soldiers were killed by pro-independence fighters in an attack on a military post...

By Ronna Nirmala in Jakarta A pro-independence activist in Indonesia’s Papua province will stand trial next week on charges of treason, says his lawyer. A day...

Tabloid Jubi in Jayapura The West Papuan Council of Churches (WPCC) has condemned the Indonesian government's Special Autonomy (Otsus) law ratified by the Jakarta parliament...

RNZ Pacific A New Zealand explorer who trekked in West Papua before Indonesian rule says he is saddened to see what colonisation has done to...

"We Have Come To Testify" ... survivors give evidence about the 1998 Biak massacre at a "citizens' tribunal" hearing hosted by the Centre for...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Yamin Kogoya Indonesia's most troubled province of Papua is become embroiled in another mass demonstration with protesters barricading provincial government buildings and...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk West Papuans have joined the people of Vanuatu in mourning the loss of independence and human rights campaigner Pastor Allen Nafuki...

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) believes that the Indonesian government has nine motives behind the branding of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has accused Indonesian "colonial forces" of a new massacre with the killing of three...

COMMENT: By David Robie in Auckland International reporting has hardly been a strong feature of New Zealand journalism. No New Zealand print news organisation has...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Indonesia has cut off the internet in West Papua to conceal its crackdown on the peaceful liberation movement, says a leading...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPB-OPM) spokesperson Sebby Sambom says the armed resistance force is not prepared to hold...

RNZ Pacific Indonesian police have forcefully dispersed a number of West Papuan protests around the region. The protesters were yesterday calling for the release of pro-independence...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Activists from the Papua People's Solidarity (Sorak) have protested against Indonesia's policies in the Papuan region, militarism and Israel's war on...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Pacific churches have condemned the media blackout in West Papua, military crackdown in parts of the territory and the silencing of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Human rights lawyer and Papua advocate Veronica Koman has formally reported the arrest of West Papua National Committee (KNPB) spokesperson Victor...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby Indonesia is pressuring Papua New Guinea over an illegal group East Sepik claiming to form an army unit to...