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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, April 24, 2014
Don't Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and Human Rights in the Pacific By David Robie Foreword by Kalafi Moala        Forthcoming title from Little Island Press ‐...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Te Waha Nui): Founder of the Pacific Media Centre, Professor David Robie, will have his latest book launched at the Auckland University of Technology library next...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
NUKU'ALOFA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International): The leader of the opposition in Tonga, 'Akilisi Pohiva, has condemned plans to build a new royal palace and government...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
CANBERRA (Pacific Media Watch / Australian Human Rights Commission / First Nations Telegraph / Canterbury-Bankstown Express): The Australian Human Rights Commission has lauded the results of a poll...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International):  Rear-Admiral Voreqe Bainimarama is being investigated by the Fijian police for breaching his own election-related military...
Monday, April 14, 2014
PORT MORESBY (Pacific Media Watch / The Australian / Radio New Zealand International): The Papua New Guinean Opposition Leader, Belden Namah, has criticised the government's new "cyber...
Monday, April 14, 2014
SUVA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): Another opposition party in Fiji has warned that things are not free and fair in Fiji and that the democratic elections in September...
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Ronny Kareni for New Matilda: The brutal repression of West Papuan student protests last week is indicative of Indonesia’s approach to the region.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): The NZ Council of Trade Unions says there has been scant progress towards democracy in Fiji and has called on the New Zealand...