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Indonesian army and police gather villagers in several sub-districts in Nduga and try to force them to "admit" to accusations that they are members...

By RNZ Pacific A leading West Papuan peace campaigner, Neles Tebay, has died in Jakarta after being hospitalised with leukemia. A Catholic priest and academic as...

By RNZ Pacific New Zealand's Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, has called for an end to violence in Indonesia's Papua province. Peters was responding to a letter...

By Yamin Kogoya in Canberra In the days leading up to Christmas, 16 Indonesian construction workers were killed in Nduga by the West Papuan National...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian police have apologised for wrapping a snake around an indigenous Papuan they suspected of theft, reports The Jakarta Post. A video...

By Benny Wenda, chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua As chairman of The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), I have...

By Arnold Belau in Jayapura and Wahyoe Boediwardhana in Surabaya More than 530 Papuans in several cities across Indonesia and West Papua were arrested following...

West Papua has been sidestepped by both the the Melanesian Spearhead Group and the Pacific Islands Forum. But, reports James Halpin of Asia Pacific...

OPINION: By Glenn Fredly in Jakarta The remarks of renowned American philosopher John Dewey, "If you want to establish some conception of a society, go...

By Bastian Tebai in Surabaya Indonesian police last night arrested 49 Papuan students who live at the Kamasan Papuan Dormitory in the East Java provincial...

A 100 candles vigil was held in the Papuan capital city of Port Numbay (Jayapura) this week and people gathered to raise funds and...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk West Papuan students have demonstrated to reject Indonesia’s occupation and were joined by an unprecedented wave of solidarity from people across...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Being a journalist in the Philippines has become a lot tougher, riskier and traumatic in the face of  President Rodrigo...

A video made by Sasya Wreksono to mark the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Media Centre. Video: PMC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Threats to media freedom...

By Jonas Cullwick in Port Vila Vanuatu’s Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, says some South Pacific leaders at this month's Forum in Samoa backed off...

By Victor Mambor in Jayapura The Indonesian government's decision to allow one of the world's largest copper and gold mines to operate in Papua province...

Alistar Kata's video report on the campaign for a fact-finding mission to West Papua produced before the 2015 Pacific Islands Forum. Video: Pacific Media...

Ashleigh McCaull's video story. Video: PMC YouTube channel Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Final year Bachelor of Communication Studies student journalist Ashleigh McCaull at Auckland University of...

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...

Pacific Media Centre News Desk Gold and copper mining firm PT Freeport has reportedly laid off 840 employees for going on strike in Timika in...

Pacific Media Watch News Desk Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie speaks to Radio 95bFM's The Wire host Amanda Jane Robinson about security operations...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland A lifelong campaigner for a free and independent West Papua has issued a stark warning to New Zealand politicians as...