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Politics

Monday, May 25, 2015
Nasik Swamy SUVA (The Fiji Times/ Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's Tui Cakau (Paramount Chief of Cakaudrove Province) Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu, who is also an MP,...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Author David Robie and Little Island Press are soon releasing the fifth edition of the Eyes of Fire book, marking the 30th anniversary of the sinking...
Sunday, May 17, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The 30th anniversary of the Rainbow Warrior bombing in New Zealand is approaching. The original Greenpeace vessel, used for campaigning against nuclear testing,...
Friday, May 15, 2015
KUALA LUMPUR (Third World Network/Pacific Media Watch): Senior parliamentarians from five countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement have signed an open letter urging their...
Friday, May 15, 2015
SYDNEY (The Guardian/Pacific Media Watch): Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill, says he is shocked by the sudden announcement of the establishment of an Australian...
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...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Today/NBC/PNG Loop/Pacific Media Watch): Seven protesters were arrested and detained for staging a “mini gathering” during the arrival of Indonesian President Joko...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
JAKARTA (Jakarta Globe/Pacific Media Watch): President Joko Widodo has declared Indonesia’s easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua as open to foreign journalists, as part of what he...
Monday, May 11, 2015
SYDNEY (West Papua Media/Pacific Media Watch): EDITORIAL: West Papua Media is greatly concerned that the statements made on May 9 by Indonesian President Joko (Jokowi) Widodo in Jayapura regarding...
Sunday, May 10, 2015
The release of five West Papuan prisoners raises hope that the many political prisoners still held would be freed, but they remain unlawfully behind bars, as Phelim Kine, deputy Asia director Human...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Global media freedom got an airing at the Amira Hass seminar tonight over a protest about a crackdown against Palestinian journalists that has left three wounded....
Friday, May 1, 2015
SUVA (University of the South Pacific/Pacific Media Watch): Wansolwara editor Sonal Singh today praised the role of the award-winning student newspaper that has provided a springboard for the...
Friday, May 1, 2015
Princess Papua MANOKWARI, West Papua (Step Magazine/majalahselangkah.com/Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia's local police forces are reported to have arrested more than 160 people in a crackdown...
Friday, May 1, 2015
LONDON (TAPOL/Pacific Media Watch): Dozens of demonstrators dressed in black gathered outside the Indonesian Embassy in London this week to lead the global protest against West Papua's 50-year...
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...