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Time for US, Australia to change policy on West Papua or risk major setback

By Ben Bohane Reports of the Indonesian military using white phosphorous munitions on West Papuan civilians last month are only the latest horror in...

Human rights watchdog calls for police probe into ‘unclear’ Papua killings

Christmas spirit at a Human Rights Day rally in the Papuan capital of Jayapura this week. Image: Voice Westpapua Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesian...

3 killed in West Papua clashes as military pursue elusive rebel leader

Indonesian military and West Papuan pro-independence militants in fresh clashes … new intensity in the Highlands fighting. Image: Victor Yeimo FB page Pacific...

New Caledonia blockade tension fails to mar French PM’s talks on future

French security forces arrive in force to deal with protesters demonstrating over the independence vote defeat near St Louis, Noumea. Image: Screenshot...

Flashback to Kanaky in the 1980s – ‘Blood on their banner’

About 175,000 New Caledonians will vote on the future of their Pacific territory this Sunday—a status quo French-ruled New Caledonia, or an independent...

PNG to host first Pacific APEC – but is it leaders’ hoo-ha before people?

RNZ’s Insight visits Papua New Guinea, which is due to host an APEC Leaders Summit next month. Video: RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea is...

Bougainville voters need to present unified front, says Momis

Bougainville President John Momis … need to be united. Image: Ramumine Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The people of Bougainville should present a unified front...

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