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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...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
YANGON (Asia Times Online / Pacific Media Watch): Reforms in Myanmar are "dangling by a thread" because of the continual jailing and harassment of journalists, says a media researcher....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post / Pacific Media Watch): NGOs and journalists have petitioned the Indonesian government to declare a national day dedicated to no violence against journalists.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Anna Majavu AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): One filmmaker has travelled a rocky path on his journey to making a gripping new historical documentary about climate change politics in New Zealand...
Monday, August 18, 2014
Thomas Carnegie AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop): A leading journalist writing on West Papuan affairs says New Zealand and Australia need to go the “extra mile” to cover the...
Friday, August 15, 2014
PORT VILA (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): The Vanuatu-based West Papua Unification Committee has postponed this month's planned West Papua conference until early October. The...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
JAYAPURA (Radio NZ International / France 24 / Pacific Media Watch): A West Papuan teacher who met with the two French journalists arrested last week has himself been arrested - without a warrant.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / The Jet newspaper / Fiji Sun / Fiji Broadcasting Corporation / Fiji Times): Fiji's NGO Coalition for Human Rights has hit out at the regime's leader, Voreqe...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
PORT VILA (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): Vanuatu's Prime Minister Joe Natuman has reconfirmed his government's support for West Papuan independence aspirations to Indonesia...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
CANBERRA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch / International Business Times): A large group of prominent Australians says the government must end its "damaging" policy...