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Censorship

Saturday, February 24, 2018
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the Philippine government’s decision to prevent the independent news website Rappler from...
Thursday, February 15, 2018
SUVA (Islands Business/Fiji Broadcasting Corporation/Pacific Media Watch): Islands Business managing director and editor Samisoni Pareti has again been questioned by Fiji police over an online...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
SYDNEY (BuzzFeed/Pacific Media Watch): Australian government and intelligence whistleblowers – and potentially even journalists – may face up to 20 years in jail for disclosing...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
By Mong Palatino JAKARTA (Global Voices/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian police in East Java are investigating a veteran journalist for comparing former President Megawati...
Monday, September 4, 2017
DOHA (Al Jazeera English/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): One of Cambodia’s last remaining independent newspapers has announced it is closing today after 24 years, the latest in a...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned many media freedom violations during the general elections held in Papua New...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
PORT MORESBY (Asia Pacific Report/Loop PNG/Pacific Media Watch): A Papua New Guinean court has banned political blogger Martyn Namorong from publishing “defamatory remarks” about...
Thursday, June 22, 2017
DOHA (Al Jazeera English/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Silencing Al Jazeera was a high priority when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Yemen moved to isolate Qatar...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Translated by Khairiah A. Rahman AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Redaksi Indonesia/Pacific Media Watch): The Facebook account of Afi Nihaya Faradisa, an Indonesian high school student from the...
Monday, March 27, 2017
JAKARTA (Asia Pacific Report/The Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch): Prominent Indonesian journalist Ahmad Taufik has died after an illness in Jakarta. He was 51. Taufik, known as an opposition...
Saturday, March 11, 2017
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): On World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released a report denouncing the readiness with which leading internet...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
By Badriyanto JAKARTA (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian military (TNI) chief General Gatot Nurmantyo was relaxed in response to news that there is a West Papua people’s...
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.