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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...
Monday, July 28, 2014
WELLINGTON (Pacific Media Watch / Scoop / CBS / Radio Australia):  New Zealand police minister Anne Tolley and defence minister Dr Jonathan Coleman must meet with the first every West Papuan...
Monday, July 28, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / New Zealand Red Cross / Stuff): A New Zealand Red Cross nurse working in Gaza says she has never experienced anything like the current bombardment of the Strip in...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders / Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders has warned that a proposed amendment to national security laws designed to clamp down on Edward Snowden-style...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): People's Democratic Party leader Felix Anthony has called for media freedom in Fiji ahead of the elections in September. Anthony told The Fiji...
Monday, July 21, 2014
AUCKLAND (The Guardian / Time magazine / Human Rights Watch): Global criticism of Timor-Leste's draconian new media law is growing. Last week, both Time magazine and The Guardian carried...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
CAIRO (Pacific Media Watch / The Guardian): One of the four al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt for covering uprisings has been released from prison after 306 days. The Guardian's Patrick...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
AUCKLAND (NZ International Film Festival / Pacific Media Watch): A groundbreaking documentary about a coastal Kanak community and the pollution of their traditional fishing grounds in New Caledonia...
Sunday, June 15, 2014
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand Sunday / Pacific Media Watch): Global investigative journalist John Pilger has described a new book on media and human rights in the Pacific as an "extraordinary...
Friday, June 13, 2014
Alison McCulloch profiles Pacific Media Centre director David Robie, his new book and his lifetime commitment to media coverage of the Asia-Pacific region.