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Fisherman kept in ‘abject’ conditions at sea repatriated from Fiji, says lawyer

Published By   /  September 22, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Fiji, Fisheries, Fishermen, Forced labour, Human Rights, Images, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Dialogue charity, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Slavery, South Korea, Taiwan, Text, Tuna Fisheries  /  Comments Off on Fisherman kept in ‘abject’ conditions at sea repatriated from Fiji, says lawyer

NZ lawyer Karen Harding … social media video plea to captain of Taiwanese fishing boat helped “free” Indonesian fisherman in Fiji. Image: Karen Harding’s FB page By Rahul Bhattarai An allegedly “enslaved” Indonesian fisherman on board Yu Shun 88, a Taiwanese flagged tuna longliner, has now been repatriated from Fiji to his homeland, says an […]

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‘Cheated’ PNG landowners threaten to close five fish processing plants

Published By   /  May 18, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Featured, Fisheries, Human Rights, justice, Lae, Land rights, Landowner protest, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Self Determination, Tuna canneries, Tuna Fisheries  /  Comments Off on ‘Cheated’ PNG landowners threaten to close five fish processing plants

Lae landowners have given the papua New Guinean government seven days to review existing agreements or they will close the disputed tuna fish canneries. Video: EMTV News By Scott Waide in Lae Landowning clans in the Papua New Guinean city of Lae are threatening to close down five fish processing plants if the government does […]

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Rainbow Warrior takes on fresh eco mission to Papua, Indonesia

Published By   /  March 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Environment, Environmental activism, Featured, Fisheries, Forests, France, Global, History, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Jakarta, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, rainbow warrior, Rainforests, Reports, Secret agents, Underwater, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Rainbow Warrior takes on fresh eco mission to Papua, Indonesia

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Rainbow Warrior takes on fresh eco mission to Papua, Indonesia By Astari Pinasthika Sarosa in Jakarta The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is sailing throughout Indonesia – including West Papua – as a vehicle for environmental campaigns. Rainbow Warrior has often sailed to remote areas to […]

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NZ Foreign Minister questions China’s influence in the Pacific

Published By   /  March 4, 2018  /  Aid policy, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, China, Climate, Development, Diplomacy, Disasters, Environment, Featured, Fisheries, Forests, Global, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on NZ Foreign Minister questions China’s influence in the Pacific

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: NZ Foreign Minister questions China’s influence in the Pacific Foreign Minister Winston Peters flags a stronger NZ Pacific aid policy and prime ministers Jacinda Ardern and Malcolm Turnbull discuss New Zealand and Australia friendship and differences in policies. Video: Qldaah/ABC New Zealand’s Foreign Minister Winston […]

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PMC to put spotlight on Asia-Pacific ‘journalism under duress’

Published By   /  November 21, 2017  /  APAC OSI, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Editor's Picks, Featured, Fisheries, Forests, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, UST Journalism  /  Comments Off on PMC to put spotlight on Asia-Pacific ‘journalism under duress’

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: PMC to put spotlight on Asia-Pacific ‘journalism under duress’ The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region in an event next week marking its 10th anniversary. The Philippines is the country with the […]

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Indonesia cracks down on brutal conditions on foreign ‘slavery’ fishing boats

Published By   /  January 28, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Cambodia, Fisheries, Fisheries monitoring, Human Rights, Human trafficking, Indonesia, Labour, Lao, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Myanmar, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Slavery, Thailand  /  Comments Off on Indonesia cracks down on brutal conditions on foreign ‘slavery’ fishing boats

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesia cracks down on brutal conditions on foreign ‘slavery’ fishing boats Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Former slaves head for home: Thousands of fishermen rescued from brutal conditions on foreign fishing boats make the journey back home, many after years at sea. As reported by Associated Press […]

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