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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...

By Budi Sutrisno in Jakarta As the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died while being arrested in the United States, sparks a...

REVIEW: By David Robie The 4300-km Trans-Papua Highway costing some US$1.4 billion was supposed to bring “wealth, development and prosperity” to the isolated regions of...

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...