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NZ offer still open for taking 150 refugees, says PM Ardern

Published By   /  September 1, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Children, Detention, Detention Centres, Featured, Human Rights, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on NZ offer still open for taking 150 refugees, says PM Ardern

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talking to the media at Auckland University of Technology yesterday. Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has reaffirmed her country’s offer to take 150 refugees from Nauru and Manus Island shortly before she attends the Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ summit next week. New […]

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‘Blacklisted’ Australian researcher detained in Indonesian airport

Published By   /  August 4, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Australia, Detention, Doctorates, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Macquarie University, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Research, University  /  Comments Off on ‘Blacklisted’ Australian researcher detained in Indonesian airport

Researcher Belinda Lopez … detained by Indonesian authorities in Bali’s Denpasar airport. Image: Belinda Lopez/FB Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An Australian-based doctoral media researcher says she has been “blacklisted” by Indonesian authorities and refused entry to the country while embarking on a holiday in Bali. Belinda Lopez, based at Sydney’s Macquarie University and who has […]

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Manus refugees ‘in the dark’ as healthcare provider pulls out

Published By   /  April 30, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Detention, Detention Centres, Featured, Health and Fitness, Health care, Human Rights, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on Manus refugees ‘in the dark’ as healthcare provider pulls out

An SBS graphic screen shot from a Pacific detention centres timeline video. By Nick Baker of SBS NewsThe Australian government has been slammed for a lack of transparency amid news that the healthcare provider for refugees on Manus Island will wrap up its work today. The International Health and Medical Services (IHMS) has been providing […]

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UN human rights chief to send mission to investigate abuses in Papua

Published By   /  February 10, 2018  /  Activism, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Detention, Featured, Health, Health emergency, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Indigenous, Indonesia, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military detention, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political extremism, Politics, Press Release, Reports, United Nations, West Papua, West Papua human rights  /  Comments Off on UN human rights chief to send mission to investigate abuses in Papua

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: UN human rights chief to send mission to investigate abuses in Papua By Sheany in Jakarta The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights plans to send a mission to Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua following reports of abuses against its indigenous population. “I am […]

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IFJ blasts ‘press freedom attack’ on Iranian-Kurdish journalist in PNG

Published By   /  November 23, 2017  /  APR, arrests, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Detention, Detention Centres, Featured, freedom of expression, Global, Human Rights, Journalist safety, Journalists, Manus Island, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on IFJ blasts ‘press freedom attack’ on Iranian-Kurdish journalist in PNG

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: IFJ blasts ‘press freedom attack’ on Iranian-Kurdish journalist in PNG Two PNG police officers led away Behrouz Boochani in handcuffs on Manus Island earlier today. Image: Aziz58825713/Twitter Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance […]

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Febriana Firdaus wins inaugural Pogau award for courage in journalism

Published By   /  February 19, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Detention, Febriana Firdaus, Human Rights, journalism, LGBT, Massacres, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Muslim, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oktovianus Pogau Award, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Febriana Firdaus wins inaugural Pogau award for courage in journalism

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Febriana Firdaus wins inaugural Pogau award for courage in journalism Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Jakarta has a new award for courage in journalism honouring West Papuan editor Oktovianus Pogau, who died last year. The inaugural award has been made to reporter Febriana Firdaus, who has extensively […]

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