Source: AAP, SBS News Seven Pacific island nations have called for a UN investigation into allegations of human rights abuses in Indonesia’s West Papua and Papua provinces, where a separatist movement has simmered for decades. A statement to a session of…

radionz.co.nz – Two Indonesian army officers have been arrested for allegedly killing two men and injuring two others in Papua region. The Jakarta Post reports that conflicting details have emerged over what exactly happened, but the victims have been identified…

RadioNZ – Pacific churches have condemned the killing of two West Papuans in a shooting involving Indonesian soldiers last week. They have called on regional leaders to speak out against summary killings, torture and human rights abuse in the Indonesian…

RadioNZ – Indonesia’s National Commission on Human Rights is to visit Indonesia’s Papua region this month to investigate the deaths of two Papuans allegedly shot by soldiers last week. The Jakarta Post reports the commissioner Natalius Pigai has deplored the…

Event In a speech on February 5th, the prime minister of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Peter O’Neill, said that he wants to speak out about human rights in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua. Analysis Mr O’Neill broke…