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Friday, March 21, 2014 - 14:22
BOOK LAUNCH: Don't Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and Human Rights in the Pacific By David Robie. Foreword by Kalafi Moala Publisher: Little Island Press
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 00:16
PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR: Three key notions of a professional free media that emerged more than two centuries ago were that the press should be 1) watchdogs on political abuse of power, 2)...
Friday, August 26, 2011 - 18:16
While the Indonesian army continues to dominate the indigenous inhabitants of West Papua, three friends gather in Melbourne to record outlawed folk songs with renowned Australian rock musicologist...
Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 12:24
The so-called Arab Spring has spawned a revolutionary wave across the Arab world - with protests and uprisings from Algeria to Saudi Arabia. Egypt, Tunisia and Libya have seen the biggest upheavals...
Friday, August 19, 2011 - 17:00
You are warmly invited to join Amnesty International and the Pacific Media Centre for the launch of a new human rights report on violence against women in the Pacific followed by a panel discussion...
Friday, July 15, 2011 - 18:53
Brother Number One, a New Zealand documentary about the torture and murder of yachtsman Kerry Hamill by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in 1978, has been launched at international film festivals in New...
Friday, January 23, 2015
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand International/Pacific Media Watch): Kiribati has been praised at the United Nations Human Rights Council for its progress in recent years - especially over climate...
Friday, January 16, 2015
Michael Brull: COMMENT: Our defence of 'freedom of speech' appears to be qualified by whether or not we actually find the speech offensive.
Friday, January 16, 2015
GENEVA (United Nations/Pacific Media Watch): Kiribati’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Helen Davidson MELBOURNE (Guardian Australia/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian authorities have conducted mass arrests and burned down the homes of West Papuan villagers in response to the deaths...
Friday, January 9, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): French citizens and residents living in New Zealand gave inspired messages and speeches in Auckland today at a support Charlie Hebdo rally, vowing not to give in to...
Friday, January 9, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The director of AUT University’s Pacific Media Centre today condemned the “outrageous and cowardly” attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie...
Thursday, January 8, 2015
PARIS (European Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The massacre that took place today at the premises of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris is a barbaric act of...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Warren Doull* ANALYSIS: JAKARTA (Asian Sentinel/Pacific Media Watch): The recent massacre in Paniai, Papua, has moved Indonesia further away from a “Papua Solution”. Five protesters...
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Nethy Darma Somba and Hasyim Widhiarto JAYAPURA (The Jakarta Post/Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Watch): Human rights activists have demanded that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo form an...