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PNG court overturns loggers ban on custom landowners entering own land

Published By   /  April 4, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CELCOR, Civil Society, Development, Environment, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, justice, Landowner protest, Landowners, Lawsuit, Logging, Logging companies, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Political lawsuits, Politics, Pomio, Press Release, Reports, SABL, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on PNG court overturns loggers ban on custom landowners entering own land

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: PNG court overturns loggers ban on custom landowners entering own land Landowners win six-year legal battle in Pomio District, site of a controversial Special Agriculture Business Lease (SABL) where large tracts of rainforest have been logged and replaced by oil palm plantations. Image: Scott Waide/EMTV […]

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Why data power of social media giants like Facebook troubles human rights

Published By   /  April 3, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cambridge Analytica, Civil Society, data mining, ethnic cleansing, Facebook, Free speech, Gatekeepers, Global, Human Rights, Internet, Mainstream media, Marketplace of ideas, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, News sources, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Social Media, Surveillance, Technology, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on Why data power of social media giants like Facebook troubles human rights

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Why data power of social media giants like Facebook troubles human rights By Sarah Joseph in Melbourne Facebook has had a bad few weeks. The social media giant had to apologise for failing to protect the personal data of millions of users from being accessed […]

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Life after the PNG quakes and more really tough decisions ahead

Published By   /  March 27, 2018  /  Aid, Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Blogs, Civil Society, Disasters, Earthquakes, Environment, Featured, helicopters, Media, Medical aid, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mougalu, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, scott waide, Western Province  /  Comments Off on Life after the PNG quakes and more really tough decisions ahead

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Life after the PNG quakes and more really tough decisions ahead SPECIAL REPORT: Anton Lutz in Mougulu profiles what life is like on the border of Western Province and Hela at the epicentre three weeks after Papua New Guinea’s earthquakes. This week a disaster relief […]

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Changing politics trigger predictions for Fiji’s first woman prime minister

Published By   /  March 21, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Democracy, Elections, Fiji, Fiji elections, Gender, Gender empowerment, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Changing politics trigger predictions for Fiji’s first woman prime minister

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Changing politics trigger predictions for Fiji’s first woman prime minister Lenora Qereqeretabua, 2018 National Federation Party’s provisional candidate Picture: http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=433103 Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Fiji might see its first woman prime minister after this year’s general election, predicts New Zealand-based political sociologist, Professor Steven Ratuva. […]

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Philippine bishops call for vigilance amid ‘creeping dictatorship’

Published By   /  February 26, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bishops, Civil Society, Culture, Democracy, dictatorship, EDSA, Featured, Ferdinand Marcos, freedom of expression, Human Rights, Indigenous, Innovation, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, People Power, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Religion, Reports  /  Comments Off on Philippine bishops call for vigilance amid ‘creeping dictatorship’

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Philippine bishops call for vigilance amid ‘creeping dictatorship’ By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila Bishops have called for vigilance in the face of a “creeping dictatorship,” as the Philippines marked the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution yesterday – February 25. Caloocan Bishop […]

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Richard McLeod: Make our voices known against the euthanasia bill

Published By   /  January 31, 2018  /  ACT, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Crime, David Seymour, End Of Life Choice Bill, Euthanasia, Featured, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Voluntary euthanasia  /  Comments Off on Richard McLeod: Make our voices known against the euthanasia bill

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Richard McLeod: Make our voices known against the euthanasia bill Voluntary euthanasia … deep concerns about what ACT leader David Seymour’s Bill could, if passed into law, mean for many vulnerable New Zealanders – “our elderly, our sick, our disabled, and our mentally unwell”. Image: […]

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Why is Israel so afraid of 16-year-old Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi?

Published By   /  January 4, 2018  /  APR, Armed police, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Featured, Global, History, Human Rights, Israel, Israeli occupation, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palestine, PMC Reportage, Police, Press Release, Reports, Youth  /  Comments Off on Why is Israel so afraid of 16-year-old Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi?

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Why is Israel so afraid of 16-year-old Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi? OPINION: By Ariel Gold and Taylor Morley Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi was back in court last Thursday, with the judge ruling for the third time that her detention be extended – this time for another […]

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Murray Horton: Independent foreign policy? Fine words, but not reality

Published By   /  December 27, 2017  /  AIM, Aotearoa Independence Movement, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Climate, Environment, Featured, Foreign Policy, Global, Human Rights, Independence, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Murray Horton, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Peace, Peace and justice, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Murray Horton: Independent foreign policy? Fine words, but not reality

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Murray Horton: Independent foreign policy? Fine words, but not reality OPINION: By Murray Horton The Aotearoa Independence Movement (AIM) congratulates Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for explicitly defying President Trump’s bullying in relation to New Zealand’s United Nations vote against the US declaration of Jerusalem as […]

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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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Palestinian rally in Auckland supports ‘Day of Rage’ for free Jerusalem

Published By   /  December 10, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Democracy Now!, Diplomacy, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Jerusalem, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Palestine, Palestinian rights, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Self Determination  /  Comments Off on Palestinian rally in Auckland supports ‘Day of Rage’ for free Jerusalem

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Palestinian rally in Auckland supports ‘Day of Rage’ for free Jerusalem As Palestinians protest against US President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Democracy Now! profiles the issues. Video: Democracy Now! Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Nearly 400 Aucklanders, […]

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