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Monday, July 17, 2017
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Yanto Awerkion, a West Papuan local independence leader, remains imprisoned after being arrested by Indonesian security services for collecting...
Monday, July 10, 2017
West Papuan solidarity groups have protested over reported mass arrests of Papuan activists in the Nabire regency over the past week. Tabloid Judi reported that “hundreds of KNPB [West...
Friday, July 7, 2017
RESEARCH: David Robie: State-backed terrorism as exemplified by the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior, the Amsterdam-registered flagship of the Greenpeace environmental movement, on 10 July 1985 in New...
Thursday, July 6, 2017
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Final year Bachelor of Communication Studies student journalist Ashleigh McCaull at Auckland University of Technology talks to Green MP Catherine...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By Delly Waigeno PORT MORESBY (EMTV News/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Four naturalised citizens and 138 West Papuans have become citizens of Papua New Guinea. Acting Chief Migration...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
By Kendall Hutt AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): As international talks at the United Nations on the ban of nuclear weapons draw closer, New Zealand nuclear free and peace...
Friday, June 9, 2017
By Vilimaina Naqelevuki SUVA (Wansolwara/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Media access to West Papua, where more than half a million of its indigenous people have reportedly been killed...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
By Kendall Hutt AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” has sparked further controversy in New Zealand at a...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Police in Indonesia are facing allegations of torture from West Papuan independence leaders after a prominent human rights commissioner was...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
By Kendall Hutt AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Political support in New Zealand for an independent West Papua is growing after a “historic declaration” was signed...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): When the police roll in with bulldozers to clear a waterfront residential area in Papua New Guinea’s capital Port Moresby and make space...
Monday, May 15, 2017
By Litia Cava SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Social Democratic Liberal Party leader and former military coup maker Sitiveni Rabuka says the rioting and assault on...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
By Kendall Hutt AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): A lifelong campaigner for a free and independent West Papua has issued a stark warning to New Zealand politicians as he visits...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
PARIS (Asia Pacific Report/Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch). Reporters Without Borders has condemned what it calls Indonesia's "double-dealing" as the nation hosts World...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Indonesian President Joko Widodo to keep his election promise to allow local...