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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...
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...
Friday, December 12, 2014
YOGYAKARTA (Tempo/Pacific Media Watch): Scores of Papuan students have held a demonstration at the Gadjah Mada University (UGM) traffic circle in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta in Indonesia in...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Oktovianus Pogau JAYAPURA (Suara Papua/Pacific Media Watch): The most saddening Christmas gift for the Papuan people this month has been the death of five teenagers in Paniai regency, Papua, who were...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Scott Mitchell AUCKLAND (Vice News/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian troops have opened fire in West Papua and killed five civilians during protests, as Indonesia faces growing pressure over...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Scott Mitchell reports Indonesian troops have opened fire in West Papua and killed five civilians during protests, as Indonesia faces growing pressure over its occupation of the Melanesian...
Monday, December 8, 2014
Ron Cerabona, Arts reporter for The Canberra Times CANBERRA (The Canberra Times/Pacific Media Watch): Photojournalist Vlad Sokhin has risked his life to document and raise awareness of gender and...
Friday, December 5, 2014
Ian Richards: ANNIVERSARY ADDRESS: Pacific Journalism Review is a very successful journal which continues to play a vital role publishing papers from and about this part of the world.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand Sunday/Pacific Media Watch): British cameraman and film maker Max Stahl risked his life 23 years ago to record Indonesian troops shooting and beating to death scores of...