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COMMENTARY: By Yamin Kogoya Sixty years ago today -- on 15 August 1962 -- the fate of a newly born nation-state West Papua was stolen...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's pro-independence FLNKS (Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the United Liberation Movement for West...

By Victor Mambor and Alvin Prasetyo in Jayapura The US Holocaust Memorial Museum is warning in a new report that mass killings of civilians could...

By Rusiate Baleilevuka in Suva A Fiji women's advocacy group has condemned their government for remaining silent over the human rights violations in West Papua...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Papua People's Council (MRP) says that a Coordinating Ministry for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs (Kemenko Polhukam) deputy has told...

COMMENTARY: By Benny Wenda We celebrated the 51st anniversary of the independence declaration of the Free Papua Movement (OPM) at Markas Victoria on July 1,...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) plans to open a government branch office in the neighbouring Papua New Guinean...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk From Auckland Tāmaki Makaurau in Aotearoa New Zealand to Paris, France, and from Wellington Te Whanganui-a-Tara to Jayapura and far beyond,...

By David Robie Pressure is mounting on Indonesia to back off its brutal and unsuccessful military strategy in trying to crush West Papuan resistance to...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk West Papuans will peacefully mark the 60th anniversary of the birth of West Papua next week -- on Wednesday, December 1. It...

Suara Papua in Jayapura "Since it was first established on November 19, 2008, the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) has always been confronted by many...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Two small babies were shot by the Indonesian military in Intan Jaya two days ago, claims the United Liberation Movement of...

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...