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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...

Michael Andrew's Pacific Media Watch interview with Rosa Moiwend of West Papua. Video: Pacific Media Centre By Michael Andrew West Papuan human rights defender Rosa Moiwend...

By RNZ Pacific Indonesia will use a landmark business and trade exposition next week in New Zealand to launch a fresh diplomatic push in the Pacific,...

By RNZ Pacific Doused in black warpaint, draped in ammunition and clutching guns almost as big as some of them, the boys stare with hardened...

By RNZ News Manasseh Sogavare has been voted in as the Prime Minister of Solomon Islands for the fourth time, polling 34 votes over his rival...

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...