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Censorship

Friday, June 24, 2016
Amando Doronila CANBERRA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: Let there be no mistake about this. Since his proclamation by Congress as President-elect,  Rodrigo Duterte...
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Dana Wensley OPINION: There are as many ways to control the media as there are styles of government. The continuing ban on TVNZ reporter Barbara Dreaver by the Fiji government is part of an ongoing...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Dominic Pink AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/ Pacific Media Centre): The vibrant city of Hong Kong, once regarded as a haven for free speech, is experiencing a steady erosion of press freedom.
Monday, June 13, 2016
AUCKLAND (PEN NZ/Pacific Media Watch): PEN NZ condemns the continuing ban by the Fiji government of Television New Zealand Pacific Affairs correspondent Barbara Dreaver
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Claire Trevett of the New Zealand Herald AUCKLAND (The New Zealand Herald/ Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister John Key says he will raise the Fiji government's ongoing ban on some New...
Monday, June 6, 2016
DARWIN (Australian Lawyers for Human Rights/ Pacific Media Watch): One of Australia’s leading human rights organisations has spoken out in support of the retention of a mural in Darwin’...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/RSF/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Australian authorities to halt their investigation into media outlets over leaks about...
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Professor Wadan Narsey SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch):  OPINION: Just living in Australia for a few months and watching television, makes you see clearly, how the Fiji public is so...
Monday, April 18, 2016
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Amnesty International/Pacific Media Watch): Amnesty International has criticised the denial of a visa for Iranian film director Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami who is due to...
Saturday, December 12, 2015
PORT MORESBY: (PNG Today/Pacific Media Watch): The Media Council of Papua New Guinea has expressed grave concerns at plans by the government to set up a Media Appeals Tribunal. Communications...
Friday, October 23, 2015
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders condemns Nauru’s decision to impose a media embargo amid growing controversy about alleged human rights abuses...
Monday, September 28, 2015
WELLINGTON (Evening Report/Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand's High Court in Wellington will today hear an application for judicial review of Trade Minister Tim Groser’s blanket refusal...
Friday, July 17, 2015
David Robie, Del Abcede RESEARCH: This article examines the law, challenges since the constitutional ruling, and demands for repealing the law and replacing it with a so-called ‘Magna Carta...
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Glenda Shing PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): Vanuatu Prime Minister Sato Kilman is looking at introducing a law to regulate media. The head of the government reportedly said...
Friday, July 3, 2015
AUCKLAND (Scoop Media/Pacific Media Watch): The rule of law is seriously under threat in Nauru and the Nauruan government’s recent actions need to be highlighted, the New Zealand Law Society...