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By Sri Krishnamurthi A remarkable 120 West Papuan students - all on scholarships - are studying in New Zealand, says Laurens Ikinia, a postgraduate student...

Pacific Media Watch After the 2014 Lindt cafe bombing in Sydney, the social media hashtag #illridewithyou went viral in solidarity. At the same time, three women...

By Devina Halim in Jakarta Lawyer and human rights activist Veronica Koman says Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD "garbage" comment...

Pacific Media Watch Pacific human rights activists have personally handed Indonesian President Joko Widodo a protest letter which includes a list of deaths and political...

By Elaine Pearson Indonesian President Joko Widodo (known as Jokowi) addressed Australia’s Parliament yesterday. Indonesia is often referred to as the democratic success story of Southeast...

By M Yusuf Manurung in Jakarta An East Jakarta Metropolitan District police chief has given prosecution evidence at the trial this week of six Papuan...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk  Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie condemned the Australian and New Zealand governments and mainstream media for their "deafening silence"...

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...