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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...
Friday, October 31, 2014
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders / Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is calling for the creation of the position of special adviser to the UN secretary-general on the safety of...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
APIA (Talamua / Radio New Zealand / Pacific Media Watch): The Prime Minister of Samoa has slammed some of his country's media outlets, likening them to the worst British tabloids, just as...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Nick Xenophon COMMENTARY: Last Tuesday would have been New Zealand journalist Gary Cunningham's 67th birthday. But, tragically, Gary was killed in cold blood 39 years ago by the Indonesian...
Monday, October 27, 2014
SYDNEY (Australia West Papua Association / Pacific Media Watch): Advocacy groups campaigning for West Papuan human rights have welcomed the release due today of two French journalists, Valentine...
Saturday, October 25, 2014
JAYAPURA (France 24 / Agence France-Presse / Pacific Media Watch): Two French journalists were sentenced to two and a half months in prison yesterday for illegally reporting in Indonesia's...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Banjir Ambarita JAKARTA (Jakarta Globe / Pacific Media Watch): Two French journalists arrested in Papua for operating without journalism visas should serve four months in jail and face a cursory $...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Trevor Timm SAN FRANCISCO (Freedom Of The Press Foundation/Pacific Media Watch): On October 6, New Zealand police raided the house of one of the country’s best independent investigative...
Friday, October 10, 2014
SYDNEY (Radio Australia / Lateline / Pacific Media Watch): Indonesians studying in Australia are being employed as spies by the Indonesian government, claim West Papuan independence activists.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Wendy Bacon ANALYSIS: We need to recognise that the fact that major media organisations send in a collective submission does not mean they can be relied upon to actively protect their watchdog role....
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
YAREN DISTRICT, Nauru (Sydney Morning Herald / The Guardian / Pacific Media Watch): Documents leaked to The Guardian newspaper show that security guards in Australia's deportation centre on...
Monday, October 6, 2014
The Kiribati government has pushed a new bill to reinstate capital punishment – a move said to be in response to public outrage over several violent murders this year. However, as Asia-...
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Julia Suryakusuma, the author of Julia’s Jihad, tries to untangle the contradictions of press freedom in Indonesia with the unrelenting stranglehold on West Papua amid controversy over the...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Mere Naleba SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): National Federation Party president Tupou Draunidalo is thankful that winning three seats in Parliament will allow the party to seek...