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Crime

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.
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...