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Defamation

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Village/Pacific Media Watch): Fiji TV have apologised to other public broadcaster, Fiji Boradcasting 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...
Friday, August 15, 2014
PAPE'ETE (Radio New Zealand International / Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): French Polynesian President Gaston Flosse has lodged defamation complaints against Fabrice Lhomme and Gerard...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Jared Savage AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald / Pacific Media Watch): Former New Zealand All Black rugby player and justice campaigner Joe Karam has been awarded NZ$535,000 in a defamation case against...
Sunday, February 23, 2014
PORT MORESBY (PNGFacts.com/NBC//Pacific Media Watch): The National Court in Waigani has awarded more than 400,000 kina (NZ$190,000) in damages, in Papua New Guinea's first  defamation case...
Friday, July 19, 2013
Rebecca Quilliam WELLINGTON (APNZ News / New Zealand Herald / Pacific Media Watch):  The Asia-Pacific affairs investigative journalist who brought a defamation case against the head of New...
Monday, March 18, 2013
DILI (ETLJB / LUSA / Pacific Media Watch): Two Timorese journalists found not guilty but fined $150 last Thursday under Timor-Leste’s “slanderous denunciation” (defamation) law...
Saturday, November 17, 2012
PORT MORESBY (PNG Post-Courier / Pacific Media Watch): The PNG Post-Courier has published an apology over a newspaper article and editorial last month accusing the Malaysian-owned logging company...
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Timoci Vula SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Ordinary citizens have to be mindful of the Media Decree and the Public Order Amendment Decree when they make any opposing statement...