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Friday, March 21, 2014 - 13:22
BOOK LAUNCH: Don't Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and Human Rights in the Pacific By David Robie. Foreword by Kalafi Moala Publisher: Little Island Press
Friday, July 15, 2011 - 17:53
Brother Number One, a New Zealand documentary about the torture and murder of yachtsman Kerry Hamill by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in 1978, has been launched at international film festivals in New...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
JAYAPURA (Jakarta Globe / Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian immigration officials have extended the detention period for two arrested French journalists accused of violating the terms of their...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Pacific Media Centre Online Fiji Elections 2014 editor Thomas Carnegie backgrounds the new Fiji electoral system. BACKGROUNDER: With the first Fiji general election since the 2006 coup less than...
Friday, August 29, 2014
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists / Pacific Media Watch): The Sydney-based Asia-Pacific office of the International Federation of Journalists has launched a global petition protesting...
Monday, August 25, 2014
JAYAPURA (KNPB News / The Age / Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian intelligence agents have allegedly murdered a West Papuan activist, Korea Waker, last week in Timika, West Papua. Waker's...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Michael Bachelard in Jakarta and the PMC newsdesk in Auckland JAKARTA (The Sydney Morning Herald / Pacific Media Watch): The detention of two French journalists in the Indonesian region of West Papua...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / The Jet newspaper / Fiji Sun / Fiji Broadcasting Corporation / Fiji Times): Fiji's NGO Coalition for Human Rights has hit out at the regime's leader, Voreqe...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
PARIS (Reporters Sans Frontières / Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders deplores the detention of French journalists Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat in the Indonesian region...
Friday, August 8, 2014
Michael Bachelard JAKARTA (Sydney Morning Herald / Pacific Media Watch): A Western journalist has been arrested and jailed in West Papua, underlining the tough approach that Indonesian authorities...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
PARIS (Pacific Media Watch / Wikileaks / Reporters Without Borders): WikiLeaks has revealed the existence of a blanket gagging order applying to all citizens and news media throughout Australia...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Shannon Gillies DILI (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop): Media will be silenced and the people will lose their voice if a controversial new Media Law is ratified in one of the Asia Pacific’s...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
WELLINGTON (Pacific Media Watch): Green Party MP Catherine Delahunty put a "genuine media freedom" in West Papua motion before the New Zealand Parliament today while visiting Jayapura...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders / Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders has warned that a proposed amendment to national security laws designed to clamp down on Edward Snowden-style...
Monday, July 21, 2014
AUCKLAND (The Guardian / Time magazine / Human Rights Watch): Global criticism of Timor-Leste's draconian new media law is growing. Last week, both Time magazine and The Guardian carried...