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Friday, December 4, 2015 - 21:02
HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: UPDATES ON BURMA - COME ALONG TO HEAR OUR SPEAKERS: Stanley Saw Burmese migrant in NZ since 1977. He works in administration at Auckland University. He is an observer and...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 20:44
A SOCIAL WORKER AND RESEARCHER SHARES HER UPDATES: Veronica Kanem, often known by her colleagues in New Zealand as Tri, is engaged on a masters study programme in Women and Gender studies at the...
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 13:22
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
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 23:16
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 - 17:16
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 - 11:24
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 - 16:00
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 - 17:53
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...
Thursday, May 23, 2019
By Dan McGarry PORT VILA (Asia Pacific Report/Vanuatu Daily Post/Pacific Media Watch): : During his visit to Port Vila last weekend, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres was...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
RESEARCH: David Robie: Apart from convoys with soldiers riding shotgun and yellow ochre Bougainville Copper Limited trucks packed with security forces sporting M16s, you would hardly guess that a...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By David Robie AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): A human rights defender and researcher has warned in a new book published on the eve of the Indonesian national elections today...
Saturday, February 23, 2019
JAYAPURA (Asia Pacific Report/CNN Indonesia/Pacific Media Watch): Papua Regional Police public information head Assistant Superintendent Suryadi Diaz is asking all parties not to dramatise or make...
Monday, January 28, 2019
By Benny Wenda, chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua LONDON (Benny Wenda/Pacific Media Watch): As chairman of The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), I have...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
NEW YORK (Asia Pacific Report/Human Rights Watch/Pacific Media Centre): Indonesian police should investigate a Papuan armed group’s killing of at least 17 people, including a soldier, at a...
Monday, December 10, 2018
UNITED NATIONS (UN News/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): West Papuan rights to freedom of speech and peaceful assembly have been defended by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for...