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Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 20:34
The Umma Trust and the Pacific Media Centre warmly invite you to a public forum on “Muslim Women Rights is Human Rights”. Sisters in Islam is a Muslim Women's NGO in Malaysia...
Friday, July 26, 2013
JAYAPURA (Pacific Media Watch / Alliance of Independent Journalists in West Papua): The Alliance of Independent Journalists in West Papua has condemned a draft new autonomy law for Papua that seeks...
Saturday, June 30, 2012
SUVA (WACC / Pacific Media Watch): WACC Pacific, a network of Pacific Islands-based organisations committed to the promotion of communication rights meeting in Nadi, Fiji, has committed to a...
Friday, March 2, 2012
John Pulu of Tagata Pasifika AUCKLAND (TVNZ Tagata Pasifika / Pacific Media Watch): Senior Tongan church ministers are calling for a freeze on big donations and new church buildings as concern...
Sunday, September 4, 2011
Samisoni Nabilivalu SUVA (The Sunday Times/Pacific Media Watch): An inaugural Eid-in-the-Park celebration yesterday by the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation was meant to allow members of other...
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Wadan Narsey: For 95 percent of the time, the activities of Fiji’s religions have been good for Fiji’s development.  For perhaps 5 percent of the time, their actions have caused...
Friday, July 22, 2011
Yvonne Brill: Mainstream and traditional interpretations of sharia law can and should be changed to ensure equality and justice for all Muslims, says a Muslim women’s rights activist.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Lincoln Tan AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald/Pacific Media Watch): The "conservative, literal and narrow interpretation" of Sharia law by Muslim leaders is the real problem facing Muslims, an...
Friday, April 29, 2011
Carol Archie profiles a gentle, but feisty, priest who campaigned for Pacific people and human rights: Father Terence Montague Dibble, 16 February 1933-24 April 2011. Pacific people were among...
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
A prominent New Zealand activist priest has been farewelled today in Auckland. Father Terry Dibble, 78, died on Easter Sunday and his life was remembered at St Patrick's Cathedral in Auckland.
Sunday, December 12, 2010
Professor Wadan Narsey The Hindus of Fiji have recently celebrated the festival of Diwali: sharing food, sweets and companionship with families, friends and neighbours.   Long a national...
Sunday, December 31, 2006
In the past 12 months [2006], the media has reported on two major religious stories; the furore over the Danish cartoons and Pope Benedict XVI's speech at Regensburg. Both were instances of what...