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Human Rights

Monday, January 18, 2016
In 2016, one doesn’t have to be Adolf Eichmann to be executed in Israel – it’s enough to be a teenage Palestinian girl with scissors, writes Hareetz columnist Gideon Levy.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch):  Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the Indonesian government’s refusal to let French journalist Cyril Payen visit Indonesia...
Monday, January 11, 2016
Ayomi Amindoni and Victor Mambor JAYAPURA (Jakarta Post/Tabloid Jubi/Pacific Media Watch): President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo of Indonesia has expressed a commitment to resolve a number of...
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Ryan Dagur JAKARTA (UCA News/Pacific Media Watch): A lack of trust between the Indonesian government and the people of Papua has jeopardised hopes for a lasting peace in the restive province,...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Now more than ever, say activists, media access to West Papua is crucial in order to bring global attention to a planned smelter, and to give the world a true understanding of the human rights...
Thursday, December 10, 2015
SUVA (ICAAD/Pacific Media Watch): Gender discrimination has affected sentence outcomes in more than 50 percent of sexual and gender-based violence cases in Pacific Island countries, says the...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): A group of postgraduate students and staff today raised the West Papuan flag on campus at Auckland University of Technology in solidarity for Papuan self-...
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
SUVA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): Senior media representatives in Fiji say several unsuccessful attempts were made to try and secure compensation for the veteran former...
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...