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‘The world is watching’ – it’s a test for Melanesian leaders over West Papua, says Wenda

By Hilaire Bule in Port Vila Benny Wenda, the interim president of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), has welcomed the Melanesian Spearhead...

‘Harrowing’ details of Indonesian crackdown on Papuan villages exposed by new report

Asia Pacific Report A chilling new report by a German-based human rights watchdog has exposed indiscriminate attacks by Indonesian security forces on indigenous West Papuan...

20 people wounded in Indonesian police crackdown on Papua protest

Asia Pacific Report At least 20 people were wounded when police used batons, water cannon and tear gas to disperse hundreds of people who joined...

Indonesian media ‘favours state voice’ on West Papua, PJR research finds

By Kelvin Anthony News media in Indonesia act as “government loudspeakers” by advancing a one-sided narrative regarding the conflict in West Papua, a new study...

New documentary, human rights report allege Indonesian atrocities in West Papua

By David Robie A new documentary and human rights report have documented savage attacks in 2021 by Indonesian security forces on a remote West Papuan...

Wenda slams ‘grave abuses’ against Papuan activists at MSG demos

RNZ Pacific A West Papua pro-independence leader says Indonesia is ramping up its repression of peaceful activists while people mobilise in favour of the...