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The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health will visit Papua as part of a two-week trip to Indonesia.
The Immigration Office in Indonesia's Papua has banned two French journalists from entering Indonesia for the next six months for allegedly violating the 2011 Immigration Law.
An Aboriginal elder and artist says she's upset a mural she created in support of West Papua has been destroyed but it won't stop her, or her community, from advocating for the region's independence…
Sri Lanka's Prime Minister says Sri Lankan asylum seekers living in Australian-run camps on Nauru and Papua New Guinea's Manus Island are welcome to return home.
A Pacific Islands Forum team is to join monitors of the Indonesian regional elections which start tomorrow.
Strong distrust remains among the indigenous Papuans of Indonesia's Merauke regency about a major "food estate" project.
A global petition calling on the United Nations to put West Papua back on its decolonisation list has been launched in Britain.
Indonesian police have sent another unit of their mobile brigade to Papua to maintain security in the country's easternmost province.
Differences in approach between Indonesian and West Papuan representatives reached a head at Melanesian Spearhead Group meetings in Vanuatu last week.
Chappy Hakim, a retired Indonesian air force chief who says he knows next to nothing about mining, now heads the local unit of mining giant Freeport-McMoRan.
There's been another plane accident in Indonesia's Papua province after a Cessna skidded off a runway in the Highlands region.
Indonesia has accused a number of Pacific Islands countries of interfering in its domestic matters regarding West Papua at the United Nations. Audio
A police office in the restive Indonesian province of Papua has been burned down in a riot following the killing of 15-year-old.
The Tongan Prime Minister is calling on Pacific leaders to unite on a call for United Nations intervention in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua.
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua says it accepts the decision by leaders of the Melanesian Spearhead Group to defer its bid for full membership.
The Pacific Conference of Churches is backing a formal legal complaint to the UN Human Rights Council accusing Indonesia of human rights violations in West Papua.
New Zealand's government has confirmed its ambassador to Indonesia, Dr Trevor Matheson, visited Jayapura and Merauke in Papua last week.
More than 1,000 West Papuans participating in a demonstration calling for independence in Indonesia's Papua region were briefly detained on Wednesday.
An American Samoan has demonstrated her support for West Papuan independence during the territory's Flag Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Pago Pago.
Police in Indonesia's Papua region say at least three construction workers were shot dead by an armed group in Puncak Jaya district on Tuesday.