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Monday, June 25, 2012
Jennifer Robinson OPINION: As violence escalates in West Papua, one cannot help but recall East Timor and wonder how much worse it must get before Australia, New Zealand and the international...
Monday, June 18, 2012
Alex Perrottet ANALYSIS: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): In the aftermath to the lifting of the Public Emergency Regulations (PER) in Fiji in January, media organisations have been peering out from...
Monday, June 11, 2012
Murray Horton OPINION: The 25th anniversary of NZ’s nuclear-free law is a worthy cause for celebration for what was, and is, a fantastic achievement.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Graham Davis ANALYSIS: Australian-made secret plans to invade Fiji, according to a startling report that is bound to heighten suspicion and deepen the already significant rift between the two...
Monday, August 1, 2011
Professor Wadan Narsey: ANALYSIS: Fiji’s system of law and justice is at a historically defining point with the Burness/Shameem case against the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF).
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Stanley Simpson: OPINION: SUVA (Pacific Media Watch): The media landscape has changed significantly since 2006 – for better or for worse depending on who you speak to, and who is making the...
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Wadan Narsey: ANALYSIS: Someone kindly sent me the presentations at the recent symposium stage-managed by the Bainimarama regime and Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) management - and cruelly...
Saturday, May 28, 2011
Kim Bowden: ANALYSIS: Students at Beijing's elite Tsinghua University can be forgiven for doing a double-take as they entered the school's No 4 building this week. No, they hadn't headed...
Saturday, May 28, 2011
Mark Pearson: ANALYSIS: Amnesty International has taken up the human rights causes of countless individuals throughout the world since its British founder, lawyer Peter Benenson, first penned an...
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Mark Pearson: ANALYSIS: Just as Australia was regaining international respectability for its approach to media freedom, three recent events stand to undermine any progress.
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Mike Reitz analyses the recent PACMAS policy review and is not impressed with what he has found. OPINION: I came across a copy of the PACMAS (Pacific Media Assistance Scheme) review a few weeks ago....
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
AUCKLAND: As many countries in the Asia-Pacific region suffer gags, murders, assaults and other pressures on press freedom, several Pacific groups have gathered in Samoa this week to mark World Press...
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Humiliation faces Australia and New Zealand with the authority that Fiji coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama will now wield as the leader of a virile Melanesian Spearhead Group  – backed by the...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Alex Perrottet: ANALYSIS: AUCKLAND: For outside onlookers at Fiji, the 2014 deadline for democratic elections seemed like a far-off date in the future, arbitrarily picked by military leader Commodore...