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Friday, October 11, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / The Age / Jakarta Globe / UCA News): Australian newspaper The Age has rebuffed Papua governor Lukas Enembe's statement that the journalist blockade in West Papua...
Thursday, October 3, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / UN News Centre / Daily Post): Prime Minister of Vanuatu Moana Kalosil Carcasses has called on the United Nations to appoint a special representative to investigate...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / etan.org): The daughter of a political prisoner in West Papua has sent a letter to the Indonesian president appealing for the release of all political prisoners in...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The West Papua Freedom Flotilla’s dramatic journey was recently featured on Auckland radio station 95bFM’s The Wire programme. Host of the show Gary...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Daniel Drageset: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / ABC Radio Australia / West Papua Freedom Flotilla): The West Papua Freedom Flotilla has arrived back in Gove in the Northern Territory of Australia,...
Friday, September 13, 2013
Daniel Drageset: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / West Papua Freedom Flotilla / AAP / ABC News Online): Evading the military, two tiny boats with members of the West Papua Freedom Flotilla made it to...
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Daniel Drageset: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The West Papua Freedom Flotilla has been refused to enter the port of Merauke in West Papua.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International / freedomflotillawestpapua.org): Thousands of people in West Papua have taken to the streets to show support for the boatload of...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop): A Fiji professor has praised the new constitution, saying it provides for the development of a “genuine democracy” in a multi-ethnic Fiji....
Friday, August 23, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Aboriginal elder Kevin Buzzacott, who is on board the West Papua Freedom Flotilla, says media attention is “very important” in order to “expose...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
SUVA (Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Internet cafes will no longer have to close their doors at 9pm after a directive has been issued by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama. "I have...
Monday, August 19, 2013
SUVA (Minority Rights Group International / Pacific Media Watch): Minority Rights Group International (MRG) has expressed grave concerns for freedom of expression and of association in Fiji, after...
Thursday, August 15, 2013
By Rosie Doviverata SUVA (Fiji Sun / Pacific Media Watch): A Fijian media freedom and human rights advocate says the country needs more political participation leading up to next year’s...
Friday, August 9, 2013
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand International / ABC Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): For the second time in two weeks, the Nauru state media has been stopped from covering opposition criticism...
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
SYDNEY (ABC Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele has rejected claims that the government is interfering with a proposed media council. “The...