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Censorship

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.
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...