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By RNZ Pacific An Indonesian lawyer being pursued by the state has won a human rights award for shining "a light on violations of the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesia has denied New Zealand diplomats’ requests to visit Papua and assess the conflict and human rights situation in the turbulent...

By RNZ Pacific Vanuatu and Solomon Islands have raised the issue of human rights abuses against West Papuans at the UN Human Rights Council in...

OPINION: By Michael Andrew of Pacific Media Watch For the past three weeks a wave of violent protest has been spreading across West Papua and...

By Dan McGarry in Port Vila In the wake of a Vanuatu Daily Post investigation into what appeared to be a deliberate attempt to spread...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Internet access in West Papua has been at least partially restored just days after Indonesian police accused human rights lawyer Veronica...

By RNZ Pacific An Indonesian human rights lawyer working with West Papuans has been named as a criminal suspect. Veronica Koman is accused of "incitement" and...

Evening Report editorial by Selwyn Manning It is clear and proper that New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is closely monitoring a concerning situation...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The New Caledonian-based Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front or FLNKS has condemned the ongoing human rights violations in West Papua...

Pacific Media Watch Newdesk Fijian police have reportedly cautioned the Pacific Conference of Churches Secretariat from flying the Morning Star – the West Papuan flag of Independence...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesia police have arrested eight Papuan demonstrators for treason or "makar" in Jakarta, reports CNN Indonesia. Indonesian People’s Front for West Papua...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Police-backed armed militias have killed three West Papuan students in Abepura district, Jayapura, reports The Guardian. The students were reportedly killed in their...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papuan demands for a referendum on self-determination have erupted more strongly amid fears of civilian casualties in the Melanesian provinces of...

By Michael Andrew As Timor-Leste celebrates 20 years since the landmark vote that determined its independence from Indonesian rule, activists are urging the New Zealand...

By Ghinan Salman in Surabaya As many as 43 Papuan students were taken to the district police headquarters after Indonesian police fired teargas and forced...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Human rights violations in West Papua are to be given priority at the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting in Tuvalu next week. According...

By RNZ Pacific An aid group in West Papua has reported 182 civilians have died fleeing violence in the Highlands. But the Indonesian military remains sceptical...

By RNZ Pacific Eight members of Britain's House of Lords want to see their government take a strong stand on press freedom in West Papua. In...

By RNZ Pacific West Papuan fighters have killed an Indonesian soldier in a renewed threat to Jakarta's road project there. State news agency Antara reported the...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk  The Indonesian government is furious over the Oxford City Council’s decision to award West Papuan activist Benny Wenda the Honorary Freedom...

By Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Oxford City Council is to award West Papuan activist Benny Wenda the Honorary Freedom of the City accolade for...

By RNZ Pacific A major Indonesian trade show has kicked off in New Zealand, as part of efforts by Jakarta to win over Pacific allies. Dozens...