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Protests gather force over Nauru ban on ABC from Pacific Forum

Published By   /  July 14, 2018  /  ABC, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Featured, Human Rights, ifj, International Federation of Journalists, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Islands News Association, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Security, Surveillance  /  Comments Off on Protests gather force over Nauru ban on ABC from Pacific Forum

ABC ban … “The Nauruan government should not be allowed to dictate who fills the positions in an Australian media pool.” Image: David Robie/PMC By Mong Palatino Protests have been gathering force over the Nauru government ban on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) from entering the country to cover the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Summit […]

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PNG condemned for sorcery attacks, police brutality and over refugees

Published By   /  May 24, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Corruption, Crime, Domestic violence, Featured, Gender, Human Rights, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Police, Police brutality, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on PNG condemned for sorcery attacks, police brutality and over refugees

Refugees and asylum seekers on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island have suffered repeated violent attacks and robberies by locals, says Human Rights Watch. Video: HRW Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua New Guinea has been condemned for violent mob attacks on people accused of sorcery – especially women or girls, repeated assaults and robberies on refugees, […]

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Erin Harris: Nauru appeal court move denies justice for refugees

Published By   /  April 12, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Detainees, Detention Centres, Featured, Health services, Jacinda Ardern, justice, Legal aid, Media, Migrants, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political asylum, Political lawsuits, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Research, Security  /  Comments Off on Erin Harris: Nauru appeal court move denies justice for refugees

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Erin Harris: Nauru appeal court move denies justice for refugees The Australian High Court building in Canberra. Image: Bentley Smith/Flickr/The Interpreter BRIEFING: By Erin Harris The decision to terminate a long-standing arrangement that saw the Australian High Court act as a partial appellate court for […]

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Tributes flow for NZ’s Arab Spring journalist Yasmine Ryan

Published By   /  December 15, 2017  /  Algerian refugees, APR, Arab Spring, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human rights journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Obituary, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Tributes flow for NZ’s Arab Spring journalist Yasmine Ryan

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tributes flow for NZ’s Arab Spring journalist Yasmine Ryan Yasmine Ryan … a “global” freelance journalist who died tragically in Turkey last month. Image: PMW Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk New Zealand journalist Yasmine Ryan, credited with being the first reporter writing in English about the […]

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NZ urgently needs to take more Rohingya refugees

Published By   /  November 21, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Asylum Seekers, Brunei, Culture, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Killings, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Muslim, Myanmar, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Rohingya  /  Comments Off on NZ urgently needs to take more Rohingya refugees

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: NZ urgently needs to take more Rohingya refugees Protests against the Rohingya “genocide” have spread globally. With more than 1 million Ronhinga refugees in Bangladash, the authors argue that New Zealand needs to act now and take in more. Image: Clickittefaq OPINION: By Sharon Harvey […]

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Chris Trotter: Catastrophic loss of trust over Canberra’s Manus provocation

Published By   /  November 20, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Detention Centres, Disinformation, Fake news, Human Rights, Indigenous, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Peter Dutton, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on Chris Trotter: Catastrophic loss of trust over Canberra’s Manus provocation

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Chris Trotter: Catastrophic loss of trust over Canberra’s Manus provocation OPINION: By Chris Trotter You have to go a long way to find anything remotely resembling Australia’s current treatment of New Zealand. For a supposedly friendly government to deliberately inject inflammatory disinformation into the political […]

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Murray Horton: Root causes of ‘Pacific’ refugee crisis need to be sorted

Published By   /  November 14, 2017  /  Aotearoa Independence Movement, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Detention Centres, Featured, Human Rights, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Murray Horton, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Supreme Court, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, state terrorism, Supreme Court  /  Comments Off on Murray Horton: Root causes of ‘Pacific’ refugee crisis need to be sorted

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Murray Horton: Root causes of ‘Pacific’ refugee crisis need to be sorted Papua New Guinea immigration officials last week started dismantling parts of a prison camp housing hundreds of defiant refugees as an evacuation deadline loomed yesterday. Video: Al Jazeera OPINION: By Murray Horton of […]

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NZ protesters lock gates of Australian High Commission in Manus protest

Published By   /  November 14, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Detention Centres, Featured, Human Rights, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on NZ protesters lock gates of Australian High Commission in Manus protest

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: NZ protesters lock gates of Australian High Commission in Manus protest The squalor faced by Manus Island refugees in Papua New Guinea. TRT video Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand activists have chained themselves to the gates of the Australian High Commission in Wellington while […]

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