Michelle Winowatan Intern, Asia Division Dozens of Indonesian military and police personnel raided a student dormitory in Surabaya on July 6 to stop the screening of a documentary about security force atrocities in Papua. It’s the latest example of the…

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua will soon have seven new offices in West Papua, its chairman says. Benny Wenda said three offices had already opened in the region and four more would follow shortly. Mr Wenda told the…

Today is the fifth anniversary of the implementation of the policy under which all people who travel by boat to Australia to seek asylum are detained indefinitely on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island and Nauru. About 1600 refugees and asylum…

Thousands of West Papuan villagers have reportedly fled from their homes in a remote regency due to conflict between Indonesian military forces and pro-independence fighters. This follows a string of deaths in Nduga regency where Indonesian security forces and the…

“We are ready and we want the world to know that we are not separatists as Indonesia calls us, we have our Executive, our Judiciary and our Legislative Arms in place.” The Executive Committee of the United Liberation Movement of West…

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua supports the idea of dialogue with Indonesia as long as it is mediated internationally, the movement’s secretary says. Indonesia’s government of Joko Widodo has recently made overtures to West Papuan customary and civil…

PEOPLE of Ulawa Island, Makira/Ulawa province will today commence a three days celebration to commemorate the 140th anniversary of the arrival of the first missionary that brought Christianity to Ulawa. The three days program will begin this Wednesday 18th July…

Vanuatu Daily Post – An exclusive peek into the mouth of Ambae’s volcano. This image, exclusive to the Daily Post, was taken last week when a team trekked up to the summit of mount Lombenben and flew a drone directly…

Vanuatu Daily Post – By Fern Napwatt Vanuatu could benefit from an e-government system that will connect everyone online and cost less. The Ambassador of Estonia, Andres Unga, President’s Special Diplomatic Representative in Estonia’s campaign for UNSC 2020-2021, made a presentation…