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Human Rights

Monday, June 9, 2014
AUCKLAND (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch / Fiji Village / Bloomberg /The Independent / The Guardian): Government agencies in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji are putting their citizens under...
Monday, June 9, 2014
BRISBANE (Pacific Media Watch / The Sunday Mail / ABC): A planned Aust-Pac Capital mining project could see 30,000-year-old indigenous Australian rock art destroyed.
Friday, June 6, 2014
JAKARTA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch / Jakarta Post): Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, one of the Indonesian presidential candidates, says if he wins the presidential...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
CANBERRA (Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian journalists have been allowed to sit in a room with Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and record a...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
WELLINGTON (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop / Radio New Zealand): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is not taking climate change seriously, the Green Party says. Key is currently on a five-...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
NAURU (Marshall Islands Journal / Pacific Media Watch / SBS): The Marshall Islands Journal newspaper has published a scathing editorial about the suspension of three opposition members of...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
PORT MORESBY (Pacific Media Watch / PNG Post-Courier / PNG Loop): The media in PNG have been banned from an important inquiry into parliament spending. The story made the front pages of local...
Monday, June 2, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio Pasifik / Fiji Times / Wansolwara): University of the South Pacific student Tamanirarama Jone Seruiraduvatu has been told to pay back every cent of a scholarship...
Friday, May 30, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Australian Broadcasting Corporation): The Pacific Media Centre's director, Professor David Robie, has called for more emphasis on critical development journalism...
Friday, May 30, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / La'o Hamutuk): La'o Hamutuk, an independent development watchdog, has called on Timor-Leste President Taur Matan Ruak to veto a controversial new media law...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
PAPE'ETE (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): The trial of the alleged killers of slain journalist, Jean-Pascal Couraud, will go ahead next year after prosecutors refused to...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Padre James Bhagwan OPINION: SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Last Wednesday, a day before the United Nations Committee of 24 met in Nadi, to discuss — among other issues —...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
CANBERRA (Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): The conservative Abbott government has snubbed a delegation from Kiribati, Tuvalu and Papua New Guinea which visited Canberra this week to pressure...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
PORT MORESBY (Pacific Media Watch / The Age / Channel Seven / Sydney Morning Herald): New video footage obtained by the Australian media indicates that the riot at the Manus Island deportation...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International / Fiji Village): The Fijian government has again been criticised from all corners - for "political persecution", alleged abuse...