Indonesia has agreed in principle to allow the office of the United Nations human rights commissioner into Papua region, or West Papua. This comes amid continuing violence in the region’s Highlands regencies between the West Papua Liberation Army and Indonesian security forces.…

The Vanuatu Daily Post – The MSG Secretariat’s Director General, Ambassador Amena Yauvoli has congratulated the Government of Vanuatu, in particular Minister for Justice and Community Services Don Ken and his distinguished delegation who recently presented Vanuatu’s national report to the…

Officials working on a troubled road project in Papua say Indonesia’s military will complete the job this year. In December, at least 16 Indonesians working on the Trans-Papua Highway in Nduga province were massacred by fighters from the West Papua…

Authors: Kaitu’u ‘i Pangai Funaki and Yoichiro Sato CAN Japan count on the Pacific islands countries (PICs) to support its regional strategy. The short answer is, it is doubtful. The PICs perceive themselves as being in a one-way relationship wherein…

By NITHIN COCA, Freelance Journalist , SolomonStarNews EARLIER this month, the Indonesian military raided and destroyed the offices of the West Papuan National Committee, a separatist group in the country’s easternmost region, which has long agitated for independence.  The raid came…

The Solomon Star News, By NITHIN COCA, Freelance Journalist  EARLIER this month, the Indonesian military raided and destroyed the offices of the West Papuan National Committee, a separatist group in the country’s easternmost region, which has long agitated for independence. …

Indonesian military and police have seized the West Papua National Committee headquarters in the Southern city of Timika. Dozens of officers descended on the building on Monday, tearing down walls and ordering an end to operations. The Jakarta Post reported the local…