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Friday, July 15, 2011 - 17:53
Brother Number One, a New Zealand documentary about the torture and murder of yachtsman Kerry Hamill by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in 1978, has been launched at international film festivals in New...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
PARIS (Reporters Sans Frontières / Pacific Media Watch): Political reporters covering Fiji’s first parliamentary election campaign since a coup d’état in 2006 are being...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
SUVA (Fiji Broadcasting Corporation / Pacific Media Watch): The Media Industry and Development Authority is appealing to all Fijians to refrain from using the media, including social media, to...
Monday, August 25, 2014
JAYAPURA (KNPB News / The Age / Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian intelligence agents have allegedly murdered a West Papuan activist, Korea Waker, last week in Timika, West Papua. Waker's...
Monday, June 2, 2014
AUCKLAND (WILPF Aotearoa / Pacific Media Watch): The local chapter of a global women's organisation has condemned the "dreadful crimes" against women, especially the killings of three...
Friday, March 7, 2014
Joy Kisselpar PORT MORESBY (PNG Edge / Pacific Media Watch): A government committee has recommended that lethal injections be the method of executing prisoners sentenced to death in Papua New...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
PACIFIC SCOOP: Policemen in Timor-Leste have recaptured at least 13 of the 24 inmates who escaped from Becora prison in the capital Dili at the weekend, the Jakarta Globe reports.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Parliament in Papua New Guinea gave a resounding yes to dramatically expanding the use of the death penalty yesterday evening, several national media in the country...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Daniel Drageset AUCKLAND: (Pacific Media Watch): The media is neglecting its responsibility in covering violence against women issues in Papua New-Guinea, according to Titi Gabi, co-chair at the...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Daniel Drageset: AUCKLAND: (Pacific Media Watch): Several stories where women are beaten up or tortured do not make the news, says Titi Gabi, co-chair of the Pacific Freedom Forum.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
AUCKLAND (Cafe Pacific / Pacific Media Watch): Amnesty International has called for an independent and transparent investigation into the Fiji assault of two prisoners by apparent plainclothes...
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Centre Online / Pacific Media Watch): Harry Pearl reports on a media industry malaise in Papua New Guinea.
Friday, October 26, 2012
PORT MORESBY (Post-Courier / Pacific Media Watch): Kundiawa-based Post-Courier correspondent Michael Koma was viciously attacked over the weekend by four men. This follows a news story he wrote...
Thursday, October 25, 2012
JAKARTA (West Papua Media / Pacific Media Watch): Police have attacked a journalist covering a rally organised by the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) in Manokwari in West Papua, said a...
Sunday, October 21, 2012
PORT MORESBY (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): A group representing journalists in Papua New Guinea has raised concerns at the lack of action from the PNG Media Council after an...