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By Husain Malvi The first event of the 4th World Journalism Education Congress conference 2016 got under way at the JERAA and Pacific preconference last...

The Pacific Islands Association of NGOs (PIANGO) executive director, Emele Duituturaga, has welcomed a call made by the World Council of Churches (WCC) for...

By Abeth You in Jayapura The student executive leader of the University of Cendewasih, Elius Wenda, has criticised the recruitment of students in the Institute...

By Veronika Kusumaryati and Cypri Dale Two events of highest significance in the context of global history of decolonisation are taking place in the Pacific: ...

OPINION: Contributed by the Australian West Papua Association On the 2 July 1998, the West Papuan Morning Star flag was raised on top of a...

New Zealand news media are “ignoring” the biggest story in the Pacific region in spite of a social media revolution taking the storytelling to...

By Bastian Tebai in Yogyakarta Every year July 1 is commemorated by Papuans as West Papua proclamation day. The proclamation was read out at the...

Australian-supported Indonesian police special forces have shot dead a teenage Papuan high school student in central Nabire city, West Papua, reports West Papua Media. The...

By Yeremia Sukoyo in Jakarta Indonesia's Minister of Land and Spatial Planning Ferry Mursyidan Baldan has declared the government's recognition of communal rights of nine...

The Solomon Islands and Vanuatu have condemned the "unresolved" human rights violations in West Papua by Indonesian security forces, saying they have continued in...

After monitoring 20 months of the human rights situation in Papua and West Papua provinces under Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s administration, the Asian Human...

By Shiyal Devi in Lautoka, Fiji The Melanesian Spearhead Group is expected to deliberate on West Papua's bid to become a full member of the...

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura The West Papua National Committee claimed that more than 1000 of its members have were detained by Indonesian police during...

An open letter by Benny Wenda, a West Papuan independence leader and spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP): Dear everyone, Today thousands...

The Australian West Papua Association has condemned the arrest of 65 KNPB (National Committee of West Papua) and student activists in Sentani and 4...

By Freddy Mou in Port Moresby More than 4500 Indonesian soldiers have been moved to Wamena in the Highlands of West Papua region of Indonesia,...

Octovianus Mote, secretary-general of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, says he has been refused entry to Papua New Guinea without any reason...

By Dr Tarcisius Tara Kabutaulaka in Honolulu, Hawai'i Late last week, the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement rejecting the Solomon Islands Prime...

OPINION: By Veronica Koman When outsiders think of Papua, it may be to puzzle over why protests there seem never-ending. They may assume the main...

By Jane Joshua in Port Vila Solomon Islands Prime Minister and chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, Manasseh Sogavare, has revealed that the Solomon Islands...

OPINION: By Rev Dr Benny Giay in Jayapura A number of recent developments in Papua, Indonesia and in the Pacific, have led me to a...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Indonesia’s authorities to stop violating the rights of journalists in West Papua, where the Jayapura police prevented...