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Media Freedom

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Dominic Pink AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/ Pacific Media Centre): The vibrant city of Hong Kong, once regarded as a haven for free speech, is experiencing a steady erosion of press freedom.
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
Friday, June 10, 2016
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled by a police attack on a woman journalist during a student demonstration that was dispersed...
Friday, June 10, 2016
SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Student journalists at the University of the South Pacific have condemned the Papua New Guinea police for the “highly reckless” open...
Friday, June 10, 2016
Nasik Swami SUVA (The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has labelled the New Zealand media as "generally hostile".
Thursday, June 9, 2016
PORT MORESBY (Asia Pacific Report/ Pacific Media Watch): The Media Council of Papua New Guinea has condemned a police assault on a woman journalist during yesterday's confrontation between...
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...