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Friday, July 15, 2011 - 18:53
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...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
PARIS (Reporters Sans Frontières/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders is today publishing its round-up of abuses against journalists in 2014. According to RWB’s tally, 66...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Oktovianus Pogau JAYAPURA (Suara Papua/Pacific Media Watch): The most saddening Christmas gift for the Papuan people this month has been the death of five teenagers in Paniai regency, Papua, who were...
Saturday, November 22, 2014
MANILA (International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (...
Monday, November 17, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Journalism Review/Pacific Media Watch): A top Filipino investigative journalist will be speaking about the worst attack on journalists in history and her country’s culture...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Commentary KYAW ZAW MOE: Both the Burmese government and the military leadership must immediately initiate a proper investigation into the killing of journalist Aung Kyaw Naing, with the inclusion of...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Nick Xenophon COMMENTARY: Last Tuesday would have been New Zealand journalist Gary Cunningham's 67th birthday. But, tragically, Gary was killed in cold blood 39 years ago by the Indonesian...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
SYDNEY (The Guardian / Pacific Media Watch): Australian federal police have dropped their investigation into the murders of five journalists who were killed by Indonesian special forces while on...
Monday, October 6, 2014
The Kiribati government has pushed a new bill to reinstate capital punishment – a move said to be in response to public outrage over several violent murders this year. However, as Asia-...
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.