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Sunday, May 26, 2013
Peter Lloyd SYDNEY (ABC Radio / Pacific Media Watch): An elite counter-terrorist police unit in Indonesia has been accused of carrying out a mass killing in a village in the central highlands of...
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Hola Samani: Controversial incoming Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy addressed an Auckland ethnic affairs forum and said she hoped to "make a difference" in her five-year term...
Friday, May 10, 2013
Jamie Small REPORT: A UN Commissioner says that over the last year her office has received 26 reports of alleged human rights violations in West Papua, many of which are linked to law enforcement...
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Tevita Vuibau SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): Former head of the Wages Council, Father Kevin Barr, says he hopes to see out the last of his days in Fiji. "I have...
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Mika Loga SUVA (Fiji Broadcasting Corporation News / Pacific Media Watch): Social justice advocate Father Kevin Barr says he is relieved after the Fiji government withdrew an order to have...
Sunday, December 9, 2012
AUCKLAND (Al Jazeera / Pacific Media Watch): The 15th round of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) began in New Zealand this week. Critics say trade is only a small...
Saturday, July 21, 2012
David Robie REVIEW: The 1988 Ouvéa massacre triggered a series of events that led to the Matignon Accord to open the door to self-government and self-detemination in New Caledonia and hope for...
Thursday, February 23, 2012
SYDNEY (International Federation of Journalists / Pacific Media Watch):  The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pacific Freedom Forum (PFF) are gravely concerned by the...
Monday, February 20, 2012
Former Philippines President Fidel V. Ramos OPINION: MANILA (Manila Bulletin / Pacific Media Watch): It is time again to commemorate our EDSA People Power Revolution. We mark its 26th...
Friday, January 20, 2012
Simon Scott and Naing Ko Ko ANALYSIS: For a long time, it was easy for us to hold an opinion on Burma. It fitted neatly into the classic dichotomy of good and evil. The regime – made up...
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Fay Volatabu OPINION: SUVA (The Fiji Times / Pacific Media Watch): I have a five-year-old nephew and a niece who are a year apart. It is interesting that the two used to do things together but...
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Dr Wadan Narsey OPINION: Fiji's illegal President has now signed the unlawful Fiji National Provident Fund Transition Decree which trashes lawful contracts between the FNPF and pensioners, takes...
Friday, November 18, 2011
Alex Perrottet: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister John Key addressed Pacific issues with host John Utanga on Tagata Pasifika last night, saying the New Zealand government was...
Sunday, November 13, 2011
An American social justice and development campaigner who has devoted much of his life to the East Timorese cause and lives in the independent nation, reflects on the struggles since the Santa Cruz...
Thursday, November 10, 2011
REGION (IFJ / Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in welcoming a Court of Appeals...