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Paga Hill iconic human rights documentary banned from PNG festival

Published By   /  October 13, 2018  /  Analysis, APEC, Arts, David Robie, Documentary, Editor's Picks, Free speech, Human Rights, joe moses, Land rights, Lead, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Paga Hill, PMC Reportage, png, Press Release, Squatters, the opposition  /  Comments Off on Paga Hill iconic human rights documentary banned from PNG festival

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – Activist lawyer Jose Moses as he appears in a Frontline Insight item about the Paga Hill struggle for justicein Papua New Guinea. Video: Reuters Foundation By Pacific Media Watch An internationally acclaimed investigative documentary about Paga Hill community’s fight for justice from the illegal eviction and […]

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Media prize a ‘defeat’ for Australian refugee censorship, says author

Published By   /  October 12, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Behrouz Boochani, Detention Centres, Editor's Picks, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, justice, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru detention centre, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugee Crisis, Refugees, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on Media prize a ‘defeat’ for Australian refugee censorship, says author

Behrouz Boochani … Australian government used “systematic censorship” to control refugee information. Image: Hoda Afshar/Behrouz Boochani/RNZ Pacific By RNZ Pacific A refugee journalist detained on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island says winning an Italian award for investigative journalism could end censorship of offshore detention in the Australian media. Behrouz Boochani, who has made a documentary […]

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‘Most important years in history’ – last chance over climate, says UN report

Published By   /  October 9, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate adaptation, Climate change resilience, Climate policy, Editor's Picks, Environment, Featured, Forests, Global, History, Human Rights, Innovation, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Real climate action, Reports, Self Determination, UN, United Nations  /  Comments Off on ‘Most important years in history’ – last chance over climate, says UN report

Warming beyond 1.5C will unleash a frightening set of consequences and scientists say only a global transformation, beginning now, can avoid it. Climate Home News reviews the warnings in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change research report released yesterday. Only the remaking of the human world in a generation can now prevent serious, far […]

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Palu quake and tsunami sweeps away key Indonesian human rights activism

Published By   /  October 8, 2018  /  1965 Indonesian purge, 30th September Movement, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, assassinations, Disasters, Editor's Picks, Extrajudicial killings, History, Human Rights, Indonesia, Indonesian Communist Party, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palu tsunami, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on Palu quake and tsunami sweeps away key Indonesian human rights activism

Palu mayor Rusdy Mastura (seen on the billboard), apologised in 2012 for the mass killings of Communists in Indonesia, becoming the first and only Indonesian official to do so. This paved the way for family and victims of the massacre to receive aid. Image: Ulet Ifansasti ANALYSIS: By Dr Vannessa Hearman When the earthquake and […]

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