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Press Freedom

Monday, May 15, 2017
By Litia Cava SUVA (Asia Pacific Report/The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch): Social Democratic Liberal Party leader and former military coup maker Sitiveni Rabuka says the rioting and assault on...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
PARIS (Asia Pacific Report/Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch). Reporters Without Borders has condemned what it calls Indonesia's "double-dealing" as the nation hosts World...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
AUCKLAND: (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Independent journalists, human rights defenders and freedom organisations in Timor-Leste have called appealed for international bodies to ensure...
Monday, February 13, 2017
By Florence Peschke MANILA (International Press Institute/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Seven months into the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, press freedom remains under...
Monday, November 14, 2016
YANGON (Reuters/Amnesty International/Asia News Network): Human rights monitors have raised concerns over Myanmar’s media laws as two chief reporters were accused of government defamation,...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
JAKARTA (DW Akademie/Pacific Media Watch): Experts from Southeast Asian nations have identified key challenges facing media in their region. They propose three concrete areas of action for civil...
Monday, October 10, 2016
REGION (International Federation of Journalists/Pacific Media Watch): An online petition to drop the defamation case against two East Timorese journalist’s states prosecuting the...
Friday, September 11, 2015
Koro Vaka'uta and the PNG media PORT MORESBY (Radio New Zealand International/ PNG Post-Courier/ Pacific Media Watch): The Pacific Forum leaders summit has concluded without unity on climate...
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Mata Lauano REGION: (Pacific Scoop/ Pacific Media Watch):Now that the Samoan government has passed the Media Council legislation, what does it mean for the media in Samoa, where freedom of the...
Monday, May 4, 2015
JAKARTA (Jakarta Globe/ Reporters Without Borders/ Pacific Media Watch): Indonesia has dropped to 138th place in the latest World Press Freedom Index, as journalists declare police an enemy of free...
Monday, May 4, 2015
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The topic of discussion today on 95bFM's Southern Cross programme was on the state of media freedom in West Papua. Coinciding with World Press Freedom Day on...
Friday, May 1, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): This year World Press Freedom Day on Sunday is focused on the themes of gender and the media, digital safety for journalists and their sources and the...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The spokesperson for the main journalists union in New Zealand today criticised the Indonesian blocking of access for international journalists in the...
Monday, August 18, 2014
Thomas Carnegie AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop): A leading journalist writing on West Papuan affairs says New Zealand and Australia need to go the “extra mile” to cover the...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists / Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined Pacific Media Watch in raising concern over the arrest and...