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Human Rights

Thursday, August 25, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Times/Medical Services Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): A new mobile application launched this week aims to empower young women and girls by providing them with vital health and well-being...
Friday, July 29, 2016
By DAVID ROBIE SURPRISING that a conference involving some of the brightest minds in journalism education from around the world should be ignored by New Zealand’s local media. Some 220...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
DUNEDIN (Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand news media are “ignoring” the biggest story in the Pacific region in spite of a social media revolution taking the storytelling to the world...
Friday, May 27, 2016
ISTANBUL (Reuters/PACNEWS/Pacific Media Watch): Tuvalu's Prime Minister has called for a United Nations resolution to create a legal and international framework to protect people who are...
Thursday, May 26, 2016
PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/ Asia Pacific Report/ Pacific Media Watch): West Papuan leaders, through the Vanuatu Free West Papua Association in Port Vila, have rejected the Indonesian government...
Friday, May 20, 2016
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Children are often overlooked among the many millions around the globe who are refugees or those who are seeking asylum. Even still— many...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ Pacific Media Watch): The Jakarta Post has published an article this week that touched on the Indonesian occupation of West Papua and the violation of human rights...
Saturday, May 7, 2016
OPINION: By Rev Benny Giay   LAST MONDAY, Indonesian police arrested more than 1600 people in Jayapura, Papua. They were rallying in support of a coalition of groups representing West...
Thursday, April 21, 2016
WELLINGTON (Radio NZ International/Dateline Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): A media forum in Fiji has heard the fear of retribution is a barrier to reporting human rights stories in the Pacific,...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Felix Chaudhary NADI, Fiji (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Women and girls' news and issues make up only 24 percent of all reports in print, radio and television media. This was the...
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Margaret Wise NADi, Fiji (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Giving voice to the voiceless and championing the rights of all people is essentially about telling the truth. And that is how...
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Margaret Wise NADI, Fiji: (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Human rights violations take place when people are silent or look away.
Thursday, April 7, 2016
TJ Aumua AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Six of the Auckland participants who attended the UN Commission of the Status of Women held in New York in March had an opportunity to report back on the...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
SUVA (Fiji Sun/Pacific Media Watch): Speaking as a collective, the Fiji Women’s Rights Movement and feminist allies Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality and FemLINKPACIFIC have...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/ Pacific Media Watch): Women in Vanuatu’s capital have banned together to call for an end to violence against women. The Vanuatu Daily Post reported that a...