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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
MADANG (PNG Post-Courier/Pacific Media Watch): A peaceful protest in Madang turned nasty yesterday, leaving one boy dead, scores wounded and business houses destroyed by looters and "...
Friday, May 29, 2015
JAKARTA (Free West Papua Campaign/ Jakarta Globe/ Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): The Papuan representative organisation, the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
LONDON (Amnesty International/Pacific Media Watch): Dozens of individuals have been arbitrarily arrested and tortured or otherwise ill-treated by Timor-Leste security forces as part of security...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
PERTH (The Conversation/Pacific Media Watch): The war on drugs is not a worthy fight. It uses the full force of a state’s coercive apparatus to unjustly target its own citizens and causes...
Thursday, April 9, 2015
LONDON (TAPOL/Minority Rights Group International/Pacific Media Watch): New video footage showing the bloody aftermath of the Paniai massacre in West Papua highlights the urgent need for Indonesia...
Friday, December 12, 2014
YOGYAKARTA (Tempo/Pacific Media Watch): Scores of Papuan students have held a demonstration at the Gadjah Mada University (UGM) traffic circle in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta in Indonesia in...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Scott Mitchell AUCKLAND (Vice News/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian troops have opened fire in West Papua and killed five civilians during protests, as Indonesia faces growing pressure over...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Scott Mitchell reports Indonesian troops have opened fire in West Papua and killed five civilians during protests, as Indonesia faces growing pressure over its occupation of the Melanesian...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
JAYAPURA (Jakarta Globe / Pacific Media Watch): Indonesian immigration officials have extended the detention period for two arrested French journalists accused of violating the terms of their...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
PORT MORESBY (Pacific Media Watch / PNG Loop / EMTV / Pacific Scoop): Papua New Guinea's national TV station, EMTV, plans to lodge an official complaint after two of their journalists were...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Sean O'Grady SYDNEY (Altmedia / Pacific Media Watch): The University of Sydney’s student union will decide whether to dismiss its embattled vice-president, Tom Raue, at a special...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
New Matilda editor Marni Cordell At least one person is dead and dozens injured after Papua New Guinean police opened fire at the Manus Island detention centre last night, a local source has...
Friday, September 6, 2013
SUVA (Fiji Women's Rights Movement / Pacific Media Watch): Fourteen Fijians were arrested in Suva today for a silent protest outside the President’s official residence and were later...
Monday, June 24, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop): Online bashing of Māori is on the rise, says a researcher at AUT University.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Daniel Drageset AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Police in Fiji has now established that the YouTube video showing two handcuffed men being severely beaten was carried out by “security personnel...