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Asylum Seekers

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
PORT MORESBY (Pacific Media Watch / The Age): The Age newspaper has obtained exclusive video footage of the attack on asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre. Filmed by a hidden...
Monday, April 21, 2014
PORT MORESBY (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): Australian church leaders have used their Easter messages to criticise the Australian government's policy towards asylum...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
MANUS ISLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Sydney Morning Herald): The Australian government is continuing to distance itself from the violent attack on at the deportation centre it runs on Manus Island...
Monday, March 31, 2014
PORT MORESBY (RNZI / The Age /Sydney Morning Herald / Pacific Media Watch): There are growing doubts over whether two Australian Group 4 Security (G4S) guards will be extradited to Papua New Guinea...
Saturday, March 29, 2014
NAURU (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International): A man who worked with the Salvation Army at the Australian government's deportation centre on Nauru has written a harrowing book...
Monday, March 24, 2014
PORT MORESBY (NZI / Pacific Media Watch): The Papua New Guinean government will on Wednesday make another Supreme Court bid to stop an investigation into alleged human rights abuses in Australia...
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Bal Kama: ANALYSIS: The Nauru crisis is similar to that of Fiji when the current military regime first came to power in 2006 and the 2011-2012 impasses in Papua New Guinea. However, while Fiji and...
Monday, March 17, 2014
SYDNEY (Sydney Morning Herald / New Matilda / Pacific Media Watch): A judicial inquiry into living conditions and human rights on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea begins today. The Sydney...
Saturday, March 8, 2014
SYDNEY (The Guardian / Herald Sun): The Sydney Biennale board has terminated all ties with with the biennale's major sponsor Transfield Services, which runs the controversial Manus Island...
Friday, March 7, 2014
Rowan Callick SYDNEY (The Australian / Pacific Media Watch): Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill yesterday lambasted sections of the media - “especially the foreign media...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
SYDNEY (Radio New Zealand International/Herald Sun/Info Link/Pacific Media Watch): Five well known artists have pulled out of the Sydney Biennale over its refusal to drop sponsorship of Transfield...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Rory Callinan, of The Age, Melbourne MELBOURNE (The Age/Pacific Media Watch): COMMENT: I have seen some censorship in my 20-plus years as a journalist reporting from Australia and various...
Friday, February 21, 2014
Marni Cordell SYDNEY (New Matilda/Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Watch): BACKGROUNDER: A protest on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island  was the final straw for asylum seekers who had been...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
New Matilda editor Marni Cordell At least one person is dead and dozens injured after Papua New Guinean police opened fire at the Manus Island detention centre last night, a local source has...
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Scott MacWilliam: ANALYSIS: When relations between economically and politically dominant and subordinate countries are described, metaphors are often employed. Australia has been described as a...