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David Robie – Free media week killings underscore crimes of impunity against journalists

Published By   /  May 3, 2018  /  Analysis, Arts, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Extrajudicial killings, freedom of expression, ifj, Journalist safety, Lead, Media, Media Freedom, media killings, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reporters Sans Frontieres, RSF, UNESCO, World Press Freedom Day  /  Comments Off on David Robie – Free media week killings underscore crimes of impunity against journalists

Article by Professor David Robie (Café Pacific.) MONDAY – just three days before today’s World Press Freedom Day – was the deadliest day for news media in Afghanistan in 17 years. The killing of nine journalists and media workers among 26 people who died in dual suicide bomb attacks in Kabul was the worst day for the press since the fall […]

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Free media week killings underscore crimes of impunity against journalists

Published By   /  May 3, 2018  /  Analysis, Arts, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Extrajudicial killings, freedom of expression, ifj, Journalist safety, Lead, Media, Media Freedom, media killings, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reporters Sans Frontieres, RSF, UNESCO, World Press Freedom Day  /  Comments Off on Free media week killings underscore crimes of impunity against journalists

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific.A press freedom protest in the Philippines capital of Manila over the latest killing of a radiojournalist this week. Image: RSF By David RobieMONDAY – just three days before today’s World Press Freedom Day – was the deadliest day for news media in Afghanistanin 17 years. The killing […]

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ICC withdrawal ‘a principled stand’, claims Philippines’ Foreign Secretary

Published By   /  March 15, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, international criminal court, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte  /  Comments Off on ICC withdrawal ‘a principled stand’, claims Philippines’ Foreign Secretary

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: ICC withdrawal ‘a principled stand’, claims Philippines’ Foreign Secretary By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter Cayetano claims the Philippines’ withdrawal from the International Criminal Court is “a principled stand” as nongovernmental organisations and politicians supposedly use human rights for […]

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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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Philippine media freedom riskier, traumatic under Duterte, says PCIJ director

Published By   /  December 5, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, 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, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Rule of Law, War on drugs, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Philippine media freedom riskier, traumatic under Duterte, says PCIJ director

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Philippine media freedom riskier, traumatic under Duterte, says PCIJ director By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Being a journalist in the Philippines has become a lot tougher, riskier and traumatic in the face of  President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called “war on drugs” which has seen more than […]

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Pacific Media Centre turns ten, talks media freedom under violent threat

Published By   /  December 4, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Human Rights, Editor's Picks, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Independent media, Indonesia, Journalism Education, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, University media, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Pacific Media Centre turns ten, talks media freedom under violent threat

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Pacific Media Centre turns ten, talks media freedom under violent threat PCIJ’s Malou Mangahas speaking at the AUT Pacific Media Centre summit “Journalism Under Duress” in Auckland. Image: Kendall Hutt /PMC Auckland University of Technology’s Pacific Media Centre has marked its tenth anniversary with a […]

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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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2 shot dead in Philippine human rights violations fact-finding mission

Published By   /  November 29, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Karapatan, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on 2 shot dead in Philippine human rights violations fact-finding mission

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: 2 shot dead in Philippine human rights violations fact-finding mission The Negros human rights violations fact-finding mission. Image: Karapatan Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Three members of a Philippine fact-finding mission team have been shot by armed men in Negros Oriental, reports Karapatan. The three were […]

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