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Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A pro-independence movement in West Papua has appealed to several Western countries -- including New Zealand -- to provide urgent humanitarian...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk As many as 714,066 Papuans and 112 organisations which are part of the Papuan People's Petition (PRP) have rejected last week's...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist Indonesia's House of Representatives has passed a controversial bill that is expected to reshape the future administration...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk An exiled West Papuan leader has demanded the immediate release of arrested campaigner Victor Yeimo, saying that his detention was a...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A Papuan leader who has been sought by Indonesian police over the 2019 Papua "Spring" uprising, Victor Yeimo, has been arrested...

General Gatot Nurmantyo, a former commander in the Indonesian National Armed Forces, giving his television interview - in Bahasa Indonesian. Video: TV-One Indonesia Asia Pacific...

By David Robie Branding armed Papuan resistance groups as “terrorists” has sparked strong condemnation from human rights groups across Indonesia and in West Papua, some...

By Anita Roberts in Port Vila Vanuatu needs to continue to maintain its strong support for West Papua by ensuring that the United Liberation Movement...

Pacific Media Centre newsdesk Indonesia's Presidential Staff Office says it regrets the raising of the Morning Star flag - which is identified with Papuan independence...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan leaders have begun forming a "provisional government" in defiance of a crackdown by Indonesian security forces and have pledged...

The West Papua regional police (Polda) have arrested 36 people in Manokwari and Sorong city following a demonstration commemorating the anniversary of the West...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An appeal for a 40-day fast across the region by the Pacific Council of Churches in support of West Papua closes...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Campaigners at a TAPOL-hosted global webinar have called on the people of Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States and other...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An Indonesian university student, Frans Josua Napitu, who reported his institution's rector (vice-chancellor) to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), has challenged...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Demonstrators from the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) have protested the Indonesian police actions in blocking them when they wanted to hold...

Heavily armed Indonesian security forces move in to break up student protest at Cenderawasih University, Jayapura. Video: TV WestPapua By RNZ Pacific Indonesian police have forcibly...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Bali chapter of the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) has held a weekend protest action at the Renon traffic circle in...

By Budi Sutrisno in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's instruction for the military and the police to hunt down armed pro-independence rebels accused of being...

By IndoLeft News in Yogyakarta Papuan students and activists have held a protest action against Special Autonomy (Otsus) Chapter II at the zero kilometre point in...

COMMENT: By Benny Wenda, chair of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua For over 50 years, Indonesia has been promising West Papua "autonomy". Each...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A Papuan church leader and advocate for social justice has penned an open letter to the Indonesian government calling for justice...

Indonesian police in West Papua say four prisoners isolated for suspected covid-19 infection have escaped from Bhayangkara Police Hospital and are still at large. A...