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Freedom Of Expression

Saturday, May 7, 2011
Edward Gay AUCKLAND: An activist who burned the New Zealand flag at an Anzac Day dawn service has had her conviction quashed by the Supreme Court. Valerie Morse was convicted of disorderly...
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Savea Sano Malifa APIA: The Samoa Observer welcomes representatives of international media organisations, members of the Pacific media networks, and all journalists who are gathering in Apia this...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Gordon Campbell in his Scoop column "On bin Laden, Petrobas and Jon Stephenson": One of the main features of New Zealand's post-Cabinet press conference yesterday was Prime Minister...
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
SUVA: Two reputable NGOs in Fiji - ECREA and the CCF - made press statements on the UN World Press Freedom Day - neither of which was published in the local media, but  the media did publish a...
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
OPINION: BANGKOK: Of all the attacks against media and its practitioners, none is more heinous than the slaying of journalists - and getting away with murder. Nowhere is this anomaly more pronounced...
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Hone Harawira Talks to Duncan Garner on The Nation on TV3 on Saturday. INTERVIEW: Hone Harawira is launching his new political party Mana this weekend and the new party signals the end of any truce...
Sunday, May 1, 2011
PARIS: Reporters Without Borders deplores the actions of the BBC and the Associated Press Television News (APTN) in censoring satirical coverage of Friday's royal wedding in London by The...
Saturday, April 30, 2011
SUVA: Publisher Alsa Limited today announced the sale of Fiji’s number one magazine, Mai Life, to comply with the Media Industry Development Decree 2010 that prohibits cross-media ownership...
Friday, April 29, 2011
Carol Archie profiles a gentle, but feisty, priest who campaigned for Pacific people and human rights: Father Terence Montague Dibble, 16 February 1933-24 April 2011. Pacific people were among...
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
A prominent New Zealand activist priest has been farewelled today in Auckland. Father Terry Dibble, 78, died on Easter Sunday and his life was remembered at St Patrick's Cathedral in Auckland.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Jeremy Muir OPINION: The Gisborne Herald has attacked Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) spokesman Murray Horton in an editorial over his scathing analysis of New Zealand's free...
Thursday, April 21, 2011
OPINION: AUCKLAND: In the matter of swearing, context is all-important. Obscenities that may be acceptable to a majority of people when used in stressful situations in everyday life are offensive...
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Samoa Observer editorial: AN ASS OF A LAW Savea Sano Malifa, editor-in-chief APIA: The idea that general election petitions may soon be outlawed in Samoa is scary.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
PARIS: The intensity of violence against foreign journalists in Egypt in early February served as a reminder that media personnel often become targets when they are covering unrest. To help protect...
Monday, March 14, 2011
JAYAPURA : The Indonesian government says it will consider lifting restrictions banning journalists from the troubled province of Papua. Karon Snowdon reports Indonesia's poorly developed...