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UN official defends Papuan rights – free speech, assembly

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 10:07 am | Pacific Media Watch

West Papuan rights to freedom of speech and peaceful assembly have been defended by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in a response to the mass arrests of Papuan protesters during flag raising ceremonies earlier this ... More >>

Rallies in Jakarta and Fiji highlight global human rights

Monday, 10 December 2018, 2:21 pm | Pacific Media Watch

JAKARTA ( CNN Indonesia/Indoleft News/ Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Centre ): Hundreds of workers from the Confederation of United Indonesian Workers (KPBI) held a protest march at the weekend in the capital of Jakarta and Fiji’s Coalition on ... More >>

Widodo wants security forces to guard development projects

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:46 am | Pacific Media Watch

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo insists that work on the Trans-Papua road project will continue despite this week’s shooting of construction workers in the Papua regency of Nduga. More >>

Trauma research on TV journalists covering killings revealed

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 4:11 pm | Pacific Media Watch

The statistics globally are chilling. And the Asia-Pacific region bears the brunt of the killing of journalists with impunity disproportionately. More >>

PNG: RSF condemns Chinese exclusion of journalists at APEC

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 1:34 pm | Pacific Media Watch

http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/png-rsf-condemns-chinese-exclusion-journalists-apec-side-events-10265 More >>

PNG: ‘Business as usual’ vows Parkop

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 1:07 pm | Pacific Media Watch

‘Business as usual’ vows Parkop after storming of Parliament Haus More >>

RSF condemns ‘tax evasion’ charge used to harass Rappler

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 1:02 pm | Pacific Media Watch

Reporters Without Borders has condemned the tax evasion charges that the Philippine Department of Justice is bringing against the independent news website Rappler and its president, journalist Maria Ressa. More >>

Report fake page to Facebook plea from Fiji Times editor

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 1:00 pm | Pacific Media Watch

The Fiji Times has appealed to readers to report a fake Facebook account purporting to be the official page of the daily newspaper. More >>

Fiji PM rebukes journalist challlenge on media freedom laws

Monday, 12 November 2018, 7:14 am | Pacific Media Watch

Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the country’s restrictive media laws are not affecting next week’s general election. More >>

On brink of fateful decision – new nation or status quo?

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 1:05 pm | Pacific Media Watch

New Caledonia, the closest neighbour to Australia and New Zealand, has been French-owned since 1853. But this may change at the weekend. More >>

PNG: Paga Hill iconic human rights film banned from festival

Saturday, 13 October 2018, 5:25 pm | Pacific Media Watch

PNG: Paga Hill iconic human rights film banned from PNG festival http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/png-paga-hill-iconic-human-rights-film-banned-png-festival-10248 More >>

NAURU: Loss of MSF mental health carers heightens fears

Sunday, 7 October 2018, 7:38 pm | Pacific Media Watch

http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/nauru-loss-msf-mental-health-carers-heightens-fears-children-10245 More >>

Banabans of Rabi short climate documentary chosen

Saturday, 6 October 2018, 12:00 pm | Pacific Media Watch

http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/region-banabans-rabi-short-climate-documentary-chosen-nuku-alofa-10244 More >>

Pacific storytelling with a focus on the ignored and untold

Saturday, 6 October 2018, 11:59 am | Pacific Media Watch

http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/region-pacific-storytelling-focus-ignored-and-untold-issues-10243 Wednesday, October 3, 2018 More >>

NZ: Aid workers’ open letter condemns 'Leaches' attack

Friday, 21 September 2018, 11:29 pm | Pacific Media Watch

http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/nz-aid-workers-open-letter-condemns-broadcaster-pacific-leeches-attack-10237 More >>

Digital postgraduate student tackles Fiji pre-election mood

Saturday, 8 September 2018, 1:37 pm | Pacific Media Watch

REGION: Digital postgraduate student tackles Fiji pre-election mood, issues http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/region-digital-postgraduate-student-tackles-fiji-pre-election-mood-issues-10230 More >>

NZ: Offer still open for taking 150 refugees

Sunday, 2 September 2018, 11:54 am | Pacific Media Watch

http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/nz-offer-still-open-taking-150-refugees-says-pm-ardern-10224 More >>

WEST PAPUA: Plea for PM to be ‘game-changer’

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 4:39 pm | Pacific Media Watch

WEST PAPUA: Plea for PM to be ‘game-changer’ in Pacific support http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/west-papua-plea-pm-be-game-changer-pacific-support-10223 More >>

FIJI: Calls for end to ‘betrayal’ of West Papuans

Monday, 27 August 2018, 4:22 pm | Pacific Media Watch

FIJI: Opposition leader calls for end to ‘betrayal’ of West Papuans http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/fiji-opposition-leader-calls-end-betrayal-west-papuans-10219 More >>

RNZ Nine to Noon tribute to Asia Pacific Report students

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 4:49 pm | Pacific Media Watch

REGION: RNZ Nine to Noon tribute to Asia Pacific Report student journalists http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/region-rnz-nine-noon-tribute-asia-pacific-report-student-journalists-10215 More >>

 

 

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