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Indonesian security forces attack West Papuan rebels holding NZ pilot
Tue, 28 Mar 2023
By Finau Fonua, RNZ Pacific journalist, and Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific editor Indonesian security forces in Papua last week launched an offensive against the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB...

Private security companies ‘holding PNG together’, claims minister
Tue, 28 Mar 2023
By Gorothy Kenneth in Port Moresby Private security companies are currently holding Papua New Guinea together with the largest workforce of 29,445 and supporting the police in managing law and order i...

Aukus ‘going against’ Pacific nuclear free treaty – Cook Islands leader
Tue, 28 Mar 2023
RNZ Pacific Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown has joined a growing list of Pacific leaders to object to the US$250 billion nuclear submarine deal between Australia, United Kingdom and the United ...

West Papua Liberation Army fighter shot dead, claims Indonesia
Mon, 27 Mar 2023
RNZ Pacific A joint force of Indonesian military and police are claiming to have shot dead a member of the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) in Central Papua Province on Wednesday last week....

Repeal ‘draconian’ MIDA Act, urge Fiji media and journalism stakeholders
Mon, 27 Mar 2023
By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific lead digital and social media journalist The Fiji government is signalling that it will not completely tear down the country’s controversial media law which, accor...

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