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Media Freedom

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Claire Trevett of the New Zealand Herald AUCKLAND (The New Zealand Herald/ Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister John Key says he will raise the Fiji government's ongoing ban on some New...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
MANILA (The Philippine Star/ Pacific Media Watch): President-elect Rodrigo Duterte says he will no longer grant media interviews until the end of his term to avoid criticism and incorrect media...
Monday, June 6, 2016
DARWIN (Australian Lawyers for Human Rights/ Pacific Media Watch): One of Australia’s leading human rights organisations has spoken out in support of the retention of a mural in Darwin’...
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...
Friday, June 3, 2016
Annette Kora PORT MORESBY (Loop PNG/ Asia Pacific Report/ Pacific Media Watch): A TV Wan female journalist and two National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) reporters in Papua New Guinea have been...
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...
Thursday, May 26, 2016
PORT VILA (Vanuatu Daily Post/ Asia Pacific Report/ Pacific Media Watch): West Papuan leaders, through the Vanuatu Free West Papua Association in Port Vila, have rejected the Indonesian government...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/RSF/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Australian authorities to halt their investigation into media outlets over leaks about...
Monday, May 23, 2016
Jocelyn Gecker BANGKOK: (Japan Times/ Pacific Media Watch): In the early evening of May 22, 2014, all TV screens in Thailand turned blue and up flashed an army emblem. That was the first sign of...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ Pacific Media Watch): The Jakarta Post has published an article this week that touched on the Indonesian occupation of West Papua and the violation of human rights...
Thursday, May 12, 2016
AUCKLAND (Otago Daily Post/ Newstalk ZB/ Pacific Media Watch): Fears have been raised about a proposed merger of NZME and Fairfax New Zealand - the two news companies that own most of newspapers...
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...
Monday, May 9, 2016
SYDNEY (MEAA/ Pacific Media Watch): The Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) has released its annual 2016 Media Freedom Report titled: Criminalising the Truth, Suppressing the Right to...
Saturday, May 7, 2016
OPINION: By Rev Benny Giay   LAST MONDAY, Indonesian police arrested more than 1600 people in Jayapura, Papua. They were rallying in support of a coalition of groups representing West...
Saturday, May 7, 2016
JAYAPURA (Tabloid Jubi/Pacific Media Watch): Journalists were banned from covering the arrest of protesters supporting the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) and who were the...