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Human Rights

Monday, August 24, 2015
Adam Morton HONIARA (The Age, Melbourne/Papua New Guinea Mine Watch/Pacific Media Watch): The new owner of a Solomon Islands gold mine has launched an extraordinary attack on the Australian...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The Pacific Island Forum (PIF) leaders meeting in Papua New Guinea is a few weeks away and the secretary-general for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (...
Saturday, August 8, 2015
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that Niloy Neel, a secularist blogger and activist who had been threatened by Islamist...
Saturday, August 8, 2015
NEW YORK (Cultural Survival/Pacific Media Watch): August 9 was first proclaimed International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples by the United Nations in 1994 to promote and protect the...
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Tilman Ruff ANALYSIS: The survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings have borne the legacy of terrible injuries and scars on top of the cataclysmic trauma of what they witnessed. They have also...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
SYDNEY (Tasmanian Times/AWPA/Pacific Media Watch): An Australian-based West Papuan solidarity group has appealed to the Pacific Islands Forum to face up to the "deteriorating human rights...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Most audiences are used to seeing Wairere Tame Iti as the Māori activist, who most notably shot the Australian flag at a 2005 Waitangi Tribunal hearing...
Monday, July 20, 2015
ANALYSIS: New Zealand journalist David Robie was on board the Rainbow Warrior for more than 10 weeks of its last voyage. His book Eyes of Fire tells the story and here he reflects about the Rainbow...
Sunday, July 19, 2015
AUCKLAND (Māori Television/Pacific Media Watch): A packed audience gave a standing ovation at the premiere of the documentary The Price of Peace at the New Zealand International Film Festival today...
Friday, July 17, 2015
MELBOURNE (Australian Broadcasting Corporation/Pacific Media Watch): West Papua is the collective name used by pro-independence supporters to refer to two Indonesian provinces located in the...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
WASHINGTON (ETAN/Pacific Media Watch): The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) has called for action over what it describes United States support for mass violence and genocide in...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Jeremy Kutner PALU, Indonesia (The New York Times/Pacific Media Watch): A half-century after the massacre of hundreds of thousands of suspected Communists and sympathisers, Indonesia has shown...
Sunday, July 12, 2015
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand Sunday/Pacific Media Watch): The story of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior has been told many times but it is almost invariably from a New Zealand point of view - the...
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Michael Neilson AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): A two-month Eyes of Fire student educational campaign with a microsite on the Rainbow Warrior experience has climaxed this weekend with a relaunch...
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Michael Neilson of the Pacific Media Centre AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Centre/Pacific Media Watch): Following more than 30 years as a skipper for Greenpeace, Pete Willcox is as fired up as ever over...