Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Free West Papua Campaign has welcomed the call by the United Nation’s human rights experts for “Prompt and impartial investigations … into numerous cases of alleged killings, unlawful arrests, and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment…
Vanuatu: No “Manipulative Steps’

Compiled by Kizzy Kalsakau and Jason Abel, Vanuatu Daily Post The Government of Indonesia has criticized Vanuatu for including a West Papuan leader and the United Liberal Movement for the people of West Papua (ULMWP) chairman, Benny Wenda in its…
MSG DG Congratulates Gov’t Delegation on Recent Universal Periodic Review

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…

New York – Fiji telah berhasil menang dalam kampanyenya untuk mendapatkan satu kursi di Dewan Hak Asasi Manusia PBB. Fiji adalah salah satu dari 18 negara yang terpilih untuk dewan itu, yang bertanggung jawab untuk mempromosikan dan melindungi HAM, untuk periode…

There’s been condemnation from civil society of another series of mass arrests of West Papuans by Indonesian police. Two organisations concerned with human rights, the UK-based TAPOL and US-based East Timor and Indonesia Action Network, say the arrests contradict claims…

TAPOL and ETAN Joint Statement – UN General Assembly 73: Correcting the Record On Human Rights Violations in West Papua and the 1969 UN Resolution Regarding ‘Act of Free Choice’ London, New York, 2 October 2018 TAPOL and the East…

Vanuatu has raised the issue of a West Papuan and a Polish citizen charged with treason in Indonesia at the United Nations. Simon Magal and Jakub Skrzypski were arrested separately in August in Papua and police allege they were involved…
UN Human Rights chief notes struggles in Papua

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein yesterday concluded a three day-visit to Indonesia where he had discussions with President Joko Widodo and top officials, human rights institutions as well as religious leaders. In a statement sumarising the findings of his visit, Zeid…