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Ongoing challenges towards a free press in the Pacific. Audio
A West Papuan English teacher, who claims to have escaped persecution to an Australian island, says he was deported to Port Moresby. Audio
Indonesia's government has commissioned a series of large infrastructure projects in West Papua such as the trans-Papua road, a railway system and major electricity programme. Audio
The occupants of about 800 houses in five villages on the shores of Lake Paniai in Enarotali in Indonesia's Papua are still waiting for help after flooding.
Indonesia has asked Australia to pass on a message to Solomon Islands and other Pacific states that they should not interfere in Indonesian domestic affairs regarding West Papua or invite West Papuans… Audio
An academic specialising in West Papua says Pacific Islands peoples are taking the lead on issues of decolonisation within the region, and that it's beginning to make an impact on geopolitics. Audio
The Australia West Papua Association says its condemns the arrest of over 50 KNPB activists leading up to the commemoration of the New York Agreement, signed on the 15th August in 1962.