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Friday, March 21, 2014 - 14:22
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 - 18:53
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, June 14, 2016
Nethy Dharma Somba JAYAPURA (Jakarta Post/ Pacific Media Watch): Journalists have been intimidated and threatened while covering the rerun local election in the Mamberamo Raya regency in Papua.
Monday, June 13, 2016
AUCKLAND (PEN NZ/Pacific Media Watch): PEN NZ condemns the continuing ban by the Fiji government of Television New Zealand Pacific Affairs correspondent Barbara Dreaver
Sunday, June 5, 2016
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ Pacific Media Watch): The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) is most deeply disturbed by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that...
Thursday, June 2, 2016
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/ Asia Pacific Report/ Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is outraged by Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s comment that corrupt...
Friday, May 27, 2016
Jemima Garrett reporting for RA's Pacific Beat SYDNEY (RA's Pacific Beat/ Asia Pacific Report/ Pacific Media Centre): Journalists, lawyers and corruption-fighters are sounding the alarm as...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
PARIS (Reporters Sans Frontieres/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Indonesia’s authorities to stop violating the rights of journalists in West Papua, where...
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Rosette Adel MANILA (Asia Pacific Report/The Philippine Star/Pacific Media Watch): An environmentalist who received “death and rape” threats from supporters of presidential candidate...
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Matilda Simmons SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): As long as the Media Decree is in place, Fiji cannot say it has press freedom, says opposition National Federation Party leader Professor...
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Paul Cleary SYDNEY (The Australian/Pacific Media Watch): Timor-Leste Prime Minister Rui de Araujo has lashed out at Western critics, saying their nations had “acquiesced” to the 24 years...
Saturday, April 23, 2016
BRUSSELS (International Federation of Journalists/European Federation of Journalists): Legislators must take concrete steps against unfair contractual clauses in their laws. This is the message put...
Friday, April 22, 2016
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists and the South East Asia Journalist Unions (SEAJU) have joined international...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): The media freedom situation has worsened significantly or stagnated in most of the Asia-Pacific region, reports the Paris-based global media...
Thursday, April 7, 2016
MALÉ, Maldives (International Federation of Journalists/ Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists joins its affiliate, the Maldives Journalists Association, in...