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Media Freedom

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
NEW YORK (Asia Pacific Report/Committee to Protect Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): Authorities in the Maldives should swiftly identify and bring to justice those responsible for the murder of...
Monday, April 24, 2017
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Media freedom advocates and human rights activists are planning a “global action” for West Papua with demonstrations marking UNESCO...
Saturday, April 22, 2017
JAKARTA (Asia Pacific Report/The Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia’s military says it is reporting an online news site to the police after it wrote about an Intercept story...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Nasik Swami SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): A Fiji opposition party has called for the immediate dismissal of Ashwin Raj as both chair of the Media Industry...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
COMMENT: By Keith Jackson (Asia Pacific Report/PNG Attitude/Pacific Media Watch): That was one strange weekend Malcolm Turnbull just spent in Papua New Guinea on his first official visit, even if...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
ANALYSIS: Tempo The blacklisting of Jack Hewson, a freelance journalist working for Al Jazeera, shows the Indonesian government’s paranoia towards foreign journalists. The government...
Monday, April 10, 2017
RESEARCH: Over the year, according to figures gathered by UNESCO, at least 100 journalists were killed in 2016 - making it one of the bloodiest years in recent memory. As World Press Freedom Day...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Indonesian President Joko Widodo to keep his election promise to allow local...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
AUCKLAND (Fiji Times/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Sedition charges against several Fiji Times Limited staff have loomed larger with the Criminal Investigations Department of the Fijian...
Thursday, March 30, 2017
AUCKLAND (Amnesty International/Pacific Media Watch): The Fijian authorities must immediately drop politically-motivated sedition charges against The Fiji Times newspaper group, says Amnesty...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
SUVA (Fiji Television/Pacific Media Watch): Communications Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum claims there is "absolutely nothing" stopping investigative journalism in Fiji, the major...
Monday, March 27, 2017
JAKARTA (Asia Pacific Report/The Jakarta Post/Pacific Media Watch): Prominent Indonesian journalist Ahmad Taufik has died after an illness in Jakarta. He was 51. Taufik, known as an opposition...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
WELLINGTON (Pacific Media Watch): Author and investigative journalist Nicky Hager and war correspondent Jon Stephenson have teamed up, in a book released last night, to tell the story of a dark and...
Monday, March 20, 2017
By Nethy Dharma Somba JAYAPURA (Jakarta Post/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia’s Tembagapura Immigration Office has banned two French journalists, Jean Frank Pierre, 45,...
Saturday, March 18, 2017
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Predators of press freedom have seized on the notion of “fake news” to muzzle the media on the pretext of fighting false...