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Human Rights

Friday, November 13, 2015
OPINION: Martyn Bradbury of The Daily Blog: RNZ reports… Figures released by Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton on people detained at Christmas Island showed of the 199...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
SUVA (Global Post / AFP /Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's police chief has resigned abruptly, accusing the military of interfering with his job. Highly respected South African Ben Groenewald has...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Dutch film maker Rohan Radheya has released a new independent documentary film on human rights and life in West Papua. A trailer for Melanesian Dreams has been...
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
AUCKLAND (Māori Television / Pacific Media Watch): A detainee at Australia's Christmas Island Immigration Detention centre says armed officers have moved in to take back control of the facility...
Monday, November 9, 2015
MELBOURNE (ABC News / Pacific Media Watch): The Australian federal government has confirmed a number of people at the Christmas Island Detention Centre are involved in a "stand-off" with...
Monday, November 9, 2015
This is the Julia Gillard interview on Al Jazeera that defends how asylum seekers have been detained in "toxic and inhumane conditions" on Manus Island and Nauru. Chris Graham of New...
Thursday, October 29, 2015
SYDNEY (Amnesty International/Pacific Media Watch): New evidence gathered by Amnesty International suggests that Australia’s maritime border control operations now resemble a lawless venture...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
SYDNEY (Al Jazeera/Amnesty International/ Pacific Media Watch): Nauru's government has banned all journalists from reporting from the country in a move likely to heighten concern about refugees...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
SYDNEY (Pacific Scoop/ABC News/Pacific Media Watch): An Australian women’s human rights campaign has appealed to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to urgently remove all asylum seekers from the...
Friday, October 9, 2015
Pesi Fonua NUKU’ALOFA (Matangi Tonga/ Pacific Media Watch): The Tongan Parliament has rushed through two new Communications Bills to establish a new regulatory body that will have powers to...
Monday, October 5, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Post-Courier/ Pacific Media Watch): A United Kingdom-based human rights organisation has condemned the media in Papua New Guinea for "representing the interests" of the...
Monday, October 5, 2015
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand International/ Solomon Star/ Pacific Media Watch): The Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, has called on France to implement the decolonisation process...
Friday, October 2, 2015
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Beat/ Pacific Media Watch): Fiji has joined Australia in bidding for membership of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Fiji's Prime...
Friday, October 2, 2015
JAKARTA (Tabloid Jubi/ West Papua Daily/Pacific Media Watch): The Indonesian State Intelligence Agency (BIN- Badan Intelijen Negara) will form a team called the Papua Peace Task Force to resolve...
Monday, September 28, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Māori Television’s Native Affairs story on West Papua went to air tonight. This is the report by the first New Zealand television crew allowed into the...