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Defamation

Saturday, February 16, 2019
By Iris Gonzales MANILA (New Internationalist/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The Philippine press has seen many dark days but Maria Ressa’s arrest this week is among the worst...
Thursday, February 14, 2019
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The Paris-based global media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned yesterday’s arrest of...
Friday, February 8, 2019
PARIS (Asia Pacific Report/ Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the latest “absurd charges” that the Philippine Justice...
Monday, August 27, 2018
By Joyetter Feagaimaali’i-Luamanu APIA (Samoa Observer/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Rudy Bartley, president of the Journalist Association of Samoa (JAWS), has supported the...
Monday, January 8, 2018
Editorial by Gatoa'itele Savea Sano Malifa APIA (Samoa Observer/Pacific Media Watch): Let’s face it. For every beginning there is an end. And for every end there is a reward to be...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
APIA (RNZI Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): Samoa's Parliament has unanimously voted to restore a criminal libel law that had been repealed four years ago. The Justice Minister, Fa'aolesa...
Friday, June 2, 2017
By Bob Howarth in a special report for Pacific Media Watch DILI (Pacific Media Watch): A Dili District Court judge has acquitted two Timor-Leste journalists on a charge of criminal defamation on...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Village/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji TV have apologised to the public broadcaster, Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, today. This comes after FBC chief executive, Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, made a...
Monday, October 10, 2016
REGION (International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): An online petition to drop the defamation case against two East Timorese journalist’s states prosecuting the...
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Paul Cleary SYDNEY (The Australian/Pacific Media Watch): Timor-Leste Prime Minister Rui de Araujo has lashed out at Western critics, saying their nations had “acquiesced” to the 24 years...
Friday, April 22, 2016
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists and the South East Asia Journalist Unions (SEAJU) have joined international...
Thursday, April 7, 2016
MALÉ, Maldives (International Federation of Journalists/ Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists joins its affiliate, the Maldives Journalists Association, in...
Monday, September 7, 2015
Michael Neilson REGION (Pacific Scoop/ Pacific Media Watch): Fears that “authoritarian-era” defamation laws will be reinstated in Indonesia are unfounded, say observers of the country...
Friday, July 17, 2015
David Robie, Del Abcede RESEARCH: This article examines the law, challenges since the constitutional ruling, and demands for repealing the law and replacing it with a so-called ‘Magna Carta...
Saturday, April 25, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Today/Pacific Media Watch): Management of Papua New Guinea's state-run National Broadcasting Corporation is taking drastic action against both current and former staff of the...