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Censorship

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the Papua New Guinean government’s reported declared intention to shut down access to...
Sunday, May 27, 2018
By Elena McPhee DUNEDIN (Otago Daily Times/Pacific Media Watch): About 170 students braved freezing weather to march on the University of Otago clocktower brandishing signs opposing the disposal...
Sunday, April 29, 2018
COMMENTARY: By Colin Peacock WELLINGTON (RNZ Mediawatch/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Facebook has been under fire for some time for distributing misinformation and fake news to a...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
OPINION: By Sylvester Gawi LAE, Papua New Guinea (Graun Blong Mi - My Land/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The greatest challenge facing journalism in Papua New Guinea is that there is...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Facebook has censored a West Papuan image by a Vanuatu-based photojournalist for the second time in less than four days – this time “...
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...