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By Freddy Mou in Port Moresby More than 4500 Indonesian soldiers have been moved to Wamena in the Highlands of West Papua region of Indonesia,...

Octovianus Mote, secretary-general of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, says he has been refused entry to Papua New Guinea without any reason...

By Dr Tarcisius Tara Kabutaulaka in Honolulu, Hawai'i Late last week, the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement rejecting the Solomon Islands Prime...

By Johnny Blades of Radio NZ International The United Liberation Movement for West Papua claims Indonesia is paranoid about regional efforts to seek accurate information...

Granting of full membership status to the United Liberation Movement of West Papua in the Melanesian Spearhead Group is justifiable as Indonesia had sought...

By Jane Joshua in Port Vila Solomon Islands Prime Minister and chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, Manasseh Sogavare, has revealed that the Solomon Islands...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Indonesia’s authorities to stop violating the rights of journalists in West Papua, where the Jayapura police prevented...

By Nethy Dharma Somba in Jayapura Human rights advocates in Papua have slammed the arrest of 1888 students and activists who were carrying out a...

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura Activists from the West Papuan National Committee (KNPB) allege they were tortured and beaten up by police during their mass...

United Kingdom Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn has spoken out about the plight of the West Papuan people and supported a push for democratic reform...

Nearly 2000 people were arrested on Monday, 2 May 2016, in mass unarmed civilian-based uprisings across West Papua, reports We Are Moving Stories. "The Indonesian...

The Asian Human Rights Commission has learned from national and local sources that on May 2 police officers arrested in total 1724 indigenous Papuans...

Indonesian security forces and police have arrested hundreds of Papuan demonstrators during rallies today in support of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua...

Reports of massive arrests #liveupdatesPapua The Australia West Papua Association has called on Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to condemn the arrests of peaceful demonstrators...

By Jane Joshua and Len Garae  in Port Vila The Melanesian Spearhead Group Special Leaders Summit scheduled to be held in the Vanuatu capital of...

West Papuans in Port Moresby calling to Christians across the world to pray for peace for West Papua earlier this year. Video: EM TV Pray...

REVIEW: By Erica George of Amnesty International NZ "Mainstream journalism has failed to communicate not only peace, but also human rights in ways that have...

By Margaret Wise of The Fiji Times Giving voice to the voiceless and championing the rights of all people is essentially about telling the truth. And...

Papuan activists have met with US Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake in the provincial capital Jayapura to discuss human rights, politics and US-owned Freeport...

By Tama Salim in Suva Indonesia is looking to strengthen its diplomatic ties with South Pacific countries by appointing a special envoy to the region...

From Popular Resistance By Jason MacLeod This testimony was written in collaboration with Mama Tineke and Daniel Rayer, two West Papuan activists who survived the 1998...