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Indonesia beefs up anti-terror police unit to combat ‘extremist’ challenge

Published By   /  January 2, 2018  /  Al-Qaeda, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Densus88, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, ISIS, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Militants, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Police, Police training, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Security, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on Indonesia beefs up anti-terror police unit to combat ‘extremist’ challenge

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesia beefs up anti-terror police unit to combat ‘extremist’ challenge Densus 88 special police force … history of repression in West Papua. Graphic: AK Rockefeller Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesia is beefing up its elite Detachment 88 (Densus 88) unit in light of increased threats […]

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Indonesia losing only female top justice amid gender rights worries

Published By   /  December 22, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Constitutional justice, Gender, Gender education, Gender empowerment, Human Rights, Indonesia, justice, Legal issues, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Tertiary  /  Comments Off on Indonesia losing only female top justice amid gender rights worries

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesia losing only female top justice amid gender rights worries By Rieka Rahadiana and Yudith Ho in Jakarta Indonesia is set to lose its first and only female constitutional justice, whose term is up next year, potentially dealing a blow to women’s rights in a […]

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Yogyakarta airport developers warned not to ‘steal’ people’s land

Published By   /  December 18, 2017  /  Activists, Airports, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Aviation, Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta  /  Comments Off on Yogyakarta airport developers warned not to ‘steal’ people’s land

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Yogyakarta airport developers warned not to ‘steal’ people’s land A police officer looks on as workers of state-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I bulldoze a building in the vicinity of Glagah village to make room for the New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) in Kulonprogro, […]

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Duterte on nationwide martial law – up to ‘enemies of the state’

Published By   /  December 18, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Communist Party of the Philippines, Featured, Human Rights, Martial Law, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New People's Army, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Security  /  Comments Off on Duterte on nationwide martial law – up to ‘enemies of the state’

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Duterte on nationwide martial law – up to ‘enemies of the state’ Martial law … “all options on the table”, says President Rodrigo Duterte. Image: Malacañang file photo from Marawi City By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte says he will consider nationwide martial […]

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Students reject new Yogyakarta airport, condemn forced evictions

Published By   /  December 13, 2017  /  Airports, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Aviation, Civil Society, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Protest, Reports, Students, Yogyakarta  /  Comments Off on Students reject new Yogyakarta airport, condemn forced evictions

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Students reject new Yogyakarta airport, condemn forced evictions Students protest over the new Yogyakarta airport and forced evictions. Image: Detik.com News By Ristu Hanafi in Yogyakarta Protesters and students from Indonesia’s Alliance against the Kulon Progo Airport have again demonstrated in front of the PT […]

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Robredo slams extrajudicial killings, online trolls in Rights Day message

Published By   /  December 10, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Human Rights Day, Leni Robredo, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Robredo slams extrajudicial killings, online trolls in Rights Day message

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Robredo slams extrajudicial killings, online trolls in Rights Day message Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo wants Filipinos to stand up to human rights violations being done to them. Image: OVP File By Mara Cepeda in Manila On the eve of Human Rights Day, Philippine Vice-President Leni […]

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Duterte blamed for spate of killings – 10 Filipino activists dead in 48 hours

Published By   /  December 8, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Death squads, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, priests, Reports  /  Comments Off on Duterte blamed for spate of killings – 10 Filipino activists dead in 48 hours

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Duterte blamed for spate of killings – 10 Filipino activists dead in 48 hours A protest over the latest killings in the Philippines. Image: Image: Dee Ayroso/Butlatlat By Dee Ayroso in Manila Church groups and human rights advocates are holding the Duterte administration accountable for […]

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Indonesia must step up focus on human rights, says Amnesty

Published By   /  December 7, 2017  /  Amnesty International, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Civil Society, Human Rights, Indonesia, Injustice, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesia must step up focus on human rights, says Amnesty

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesia must step up focus on human rights, says Amnesty The 500th Kamisan protest across the Presidential Palace last month. The silent protest, or the black umbrella protest, which came to be known as Kamisan protest held by victims of human rights violations. Image: Yudha […]

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Philippines reporting risks grow under ‘The Punisher’, says PCIJ advocate

Published By   /  December 3, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Colin Peacock, Extrajudicial killings, Human Rights, Malou Mangahas, Media, Media Freedom, Mediawatch, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PCIJ, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Philippines reporting risks grow under ‘The Punisher’, says PCIJ advocate

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Philippines reporting risks grow under ‘The Punisher’, says PCIJ advocate Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism executive director Malou Mangahas speaking at the Pacific Media Centre’s 10th anniversary media freedom summit at Auckland University of Technology. Image: Khairiah A. Rahman/PMC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Journalists in […]

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Media freedom under the spotlight in PMC 10th anniversary event

Published By   /  November 30, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, War on drugs, West Papua human rights, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Media freedom under the spotlight in PMC 10th anniversary event

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Media freedom under the spotlight in PMC 10th anniversary event Pacific Media Centre … highlights threats to media freedom in anniversary. Image: PMC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region are under the spotlight at the Pacific Media Centre’s 10th […]

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