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Justice

Saturday, August 4, 2012
Graham Davis OPINION: The jailing of the former prime minister, Laisenia Qarase, for corruption is a personal tragedy for the man who once held the highest elected office in the land.
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Viyay Narayan SUVA (FijiVillage / Pacific Media Watch): Former Fiji Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase has been sentenced to one year imprisonment and is now locked up in the Korovou Correctional Centre.
Saturday, July 21, 2012
David Robie REVIEW: The 1988 Ouvéa massacre triggered a series of events that led to the Matignon Accord to open the door to self-government and self-detemination in New Caledonia and hope for...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
JAYAPURA (Asia-Pacific Solidarity Net / Tabloid Jubi /Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian police have warned several journalists working in Serui, Yapen district in Papua, including a journalist from...
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Alex Perrottet and David Robie: RESEARCH: This research report covers the period 1 July 2010-30 June 2011 and examines the trends in the Pacific region. In addition to Pacific Islands Forum member...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Alex Perrottet OPINION: SUVA (Pacific Media Watch): Here in Fiji, press freedom is not taken for granted. From the time of the military coup in 2006 until only recently, there was strict censorship...
Monday, April 30, 2012
SUVA (Xinhua / People's Daily / Pacific Media Watch): The Suva-based UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Regional Office for the Pacific has highlighted needs for media freedom...
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Committee to Protect Journalists: ANALYSIS: Deadly, unpunished violence against the press rose sharply in Pakistan and Mexico, continuing a dark, years-long trend in both nations, the Committee to...
Saturday, March 17, 2012
JAYAPURA (Human Rights Watch / AFP / Pacific Media Watch): The Indonesian government should drop the politically motivated treason charges against five Papuan activists who have been convicted...
Sunday, November 13, 2011
An American social justice and development campaigner who has devoted much of his life to the East Timorese cause and lives in the independent nation, reflects on the struggles since the Santa Cruz...
Friday, September 2, 2011
JAKARTA (Jakarta Globe/Pacific Media Watch): It has been just over a year since Ridwan Salamun, a cameraman for Sun TV, was hacked to death while covering an inter-village clash in Tual district,...
Friday, July 8, 2011
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins with the Pacific Freedom Forum in expressing disappointment that a...
Thursday, February 24, 2011
The Head of State of Samoa, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta’isi Efi, has called for a "meaningful incorporation" of Māori culture into New Zealand law. “We can never have laws if...
Monday, November 29, 2010
REGION: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) demands authorities in the Philippines take prompt action to arrest those responsible for shooting radio commentator Randy T. Makiputin in...
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Assumpta Piva HONIARA: A local newspaper has been ordered to pay a total of $116,000 in damages and legal costs to a former prime minister and his secretary. The High Court made the order after...