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Politics

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Shelley Timms: BACKGROUNDER: As the Melanesian Spearhead Group faces a critical decision about West Papuan membership, against Indonesian opposition, a Edith Cowan University student journalist...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Vuniwaqa Bola-Bari SUVA (The Fiji Times/ Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): More Fijians want to travel abroad after New Zealand Immigration has received close to 9000...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Aloysius Laukai BUKA (New Dawn/ Radio New Zealand/ Pacific Media Watch): In the aftermath of the Bougainville elections, many losing candidates are now talking to their lawyers in the hope of...
Friday, June 5, 2015
Nick Grant AUCKLAND (The National Business Review/ Radio New Zealand): Mihingarangi Forbes, host of Māori Television’s current affairs show Native Affairs, has quit her job, reportedly due...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
JAKARTA (ANTARA News/Pacific Media Watch): The executive director of the national news agency Antara, Saiful Hadi, says Indonesia should penalise journalists, including those from abroad, who...
Saturday, May 30, 2015
NEW YORK (Reporters Sans Frontières/Pacific Media Watch): Speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council in New York, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) secretary-general Christophe Deloire...
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 27, 2015
JAKARTA (ANTARA News/ The Jakarta Post/ Pacific Media Watch): Foreign journalists who wish to cover Papua should abide by the laws of Indonesia, says Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and...
Monday, May 25, 2015
Kendall Hutt: BACKGROUNDER: Media freedom is about the right of the people to be informed, not just about media freedoms of journalists and news organisations. By Kendall Hutt.
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...