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Police claim raid on Papuan students to block ‘Bloody Biak’ film screening

Published By   /  July 10, 2018  /  APR, Armed police, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Biak massacre, Bloody Biak, Documentaries, Education, Featured, History, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indoleft News Service, Indonesian military, Indonesian security forces, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Students, West Papua, West Papuan students, Youth  /  Comments Off on Police claim raid on Papuan students to block ‘Bloody Biak’ film screening

The scene at the Indonesian police raid on Papuan student quarters in Surabaya over the film Bloody Biak. Image: Suara.com By Pebriansyah Ariefana in Surabaya Indonesian police have revealed that police and military officers raided a Papuan student dormitory in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya in Indonesia at the weekend because the students […]

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Journalist tells of Rainbow Warrior bombing, Pacific fallout on ABC

Published By   /  July 10, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Environment, Featured, Global, Greenpeace International, Greenpeace NZ, Greenpeace Pacific, Health and Fitness, History, Human Rights, Humanitarian relief, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Nuclear Free, Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Movement, Nuclear free Pacific, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, rainbow warrior, Reports, Rongelap Atoll, state terrorism, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on Journalist tells of Rainbow Warrior bombing, Pacific fallout on ABC

Journalist, media educator and author David Robie … Rainbow Warrior bombing reflections after 33 years. Image: PMC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Pacific environmental and political journalist David Robie has recalled the bombing of the original Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior 33 years ago in an interview with host Sarah Macdonald on the ABC’s Nightlife programme. Dr […]

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Blood in the Pacific: 30 years on from the Ouvéa Island cave massacre

Published By   /  May 7, 2018  /  anti-colonialism, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, DGSE, Emmanuel Macron, Featured, Global, History, Human Rights, Indigenous, justice, Kanak independence, Kanaky, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Caledonia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Ouvéa hostage crisis, Ouvéa Island, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, rainbow warrior, Reports, Special forces, state terrorism, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on Blood in the Pacific: 30 years on from the Ouvéa Island cave massacre

SPECIAL REPORT: By Max Uechtritz On Saturday, 30 years ago in 1988, I smelled death for the first time – literally. A sickening, almost suffocating, stench assaulted my nostrils in a dank cave where 21 men – 19 Kanak militants and two French military – had been killed the previous day in what lives on […]

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Ben Bohane: China? No, let’s face the elephant in the Pacific room

Published By   /  April 23, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, China, Editor's Picks, Featured, Free West Papua, Global, History, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, justice, Media, Melanesian, Melanesian Spearhead Group, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Vanuatu, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on Ben Bohane: China? No, let’s face the elephant in the Pacific room

BRIEFING: By Ben Bohane in Port Vila China … China … China … All the talk is of increasing Chinese influence in our region. But this is to wilfully see past the elephant in the room. Contrary to most commentary, the biggest destabilising player in Melanesia over the past five years is not China but […]

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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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Tonga’s Parliament seeks temporary home after Gita smashed old House

Published By   /  February 15, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cyclone Gita, Cyclones, Disasters, Featured, History, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Tonga, Weather  /  Comments Off on Tonga’s Parliament seeks temporary home after Gita smashed old House

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tonga’s Parliament seeks temporary home after Gita smashed old House By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News As Tonga struggles to recover from Cyclone Gita, authorities are looking for somewhere to host the next Parliamentary sessions next month. Parliament needs a place to meet between […]

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‘Tenacious’ crusading journalist and editor Pat Booth dies aged 88

Published By   /  February 1, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Editor's Picks, Featured, History, Investigative journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, New Zealand Herald, News, Obituary, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on ‘Tenacious’ crusading journalist and editor Pat Booth dies aged 88

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: ‘Tenacious’ crusading journalist and editor Pat Booth dies aged 88 FLASHBACK: Pat Booth (left) talks to Allan Thomas and Ray Thomas, family members of Arthur Allan Thomas. Image: Auckland Star By Phil Taylor of The New Zealand Herald Crusading newspaperman Pat Booth was driven by […]

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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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True Christmas story: What history really tells us about the birth of Jesus

Published By   /  December 22, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christianity, Christmas, Crucifixion, Featured, Global, History, Human Rights, Jesus Christ, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Refugees, Religion, Reports, Research, Theology  /  Comments Off on True Christmas story: What history really tells us about the birth of Jesus

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: True Christmas story: What history really tells us about the birth of Jesus Your average Christmas card featuring a peaceful nativity scene bears little resemblance to what happened in that “first Christmas”. Image: Lifesite News ANALYSIS: By Robyn J. Whitaker in Melbourne I might be […]

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