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Six activists detained for staging palm oil shipboard rally, says Greenpeace

Published By   /  November 20, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Environment, Featured, Global, Greenpeace International, Human Rights, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palm oil, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Protest, Reports  /  Comments Off on Six activists detained for staging palm oil shipboard rally, says Greenpeace

Greenpeace activists unfurl a banner reading “Drop Dirty Palm Oil Now” at a Wilmar International palm oil refinery in Bitung, North Sulawesi, in September. Image: Jurnasyanto Sukarno/Greenpeace Indonesia By Ivany Atina Arbi in Jakarta Six Greenpeace activists have reportedly been detained by the captain of the tanker Stolt Tenacity for staging a rally against global […]

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Chinese officials kick out EMTV, foreign media from APEC events – allow Beijing state media

Published By   /  November 17, 2018  /  APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, China, Development, Economics, EMTV, Featured, Geopolitics, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, scott waide, Trade, United States  /  Comments Off on Chinese officials kick out EMTV, foreign media from APEC events – allow Beijing state media

Some critics say that China’s latest behaviour toward foreign journalists casts doubt over its vow to treat neighbours with “respect”. Image: Natalie Whiting/ABC News/My Land, My Country By Scott Waide Papua New Guinea’s freedoms of speech, expression and access to information were challenged yesterday when Chinese officials barred both local and non-Chinese media from attending meetings at three Asia-Pacific […]

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Ben Bohane: A tribute to the ‘grand old man’ of the OPM Bernard Mawen

Published By   /  November 16, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Free Papua Movement, Free West Papua Campaign, History, Human Rights, Indigenous, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Obituary, Opinion, OPM, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Vanuatu, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Ben Bohane: A tribute to the ‘grand old man’ of the OPM Bernard Mawen

OPM Southern Commander Bernard Mawen (right) with Commander John Koknak (left) and the Morning Star flag at the time of being interviewed by Vanuatu-based journalist Ben Bohane in 1998. Image: © Ben Bohane OBITUARY: By Ben Bohane The Free Papua Movement (OPM) Southern Commander Bernard Mawen has died. He was the “grand old man” of […]

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RSF condemns ‘tax evasion’ charge used to harass Philippine website

Published By   /  November 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Featured, Human Rights, Maria Ressa, Media, Media persecution, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Rappler, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, RSF, Tax evasion  /  Comments Off on RSF condemns ‘tax evasion’ charge used to harass Philippine website

Rappler president and media freedom advocate Maria Ressa … now the target of a personal lawsuit by the Duterte government. Image: RSF/Joël Saget/AFP Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders has condemned the tax evasion charges that the Philippine Department of Justice  is bringing against the independent news website Rappler and its president, journalist Maria […]

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SODELPA’s Rabuka cleared for Fiji election – FICAC appeal dismissed

Published By   /  November 12, 2018  /  Anti-corruption, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Elections, Featured, FICAC, Fiji, Fiji elections, Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption, Human Rights, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Sitiveni Rabuka  /  Comments Off on SODELPA’s Rabuka cleared for Fiji election – FICAC appeal dismissed

A media scrum at the Fiji High Court 2 today for the anti-corruption agency FICAC’s unsuccessful appeal against the acquittal of SODELPA leader Sitiveni Rabuka on a false declaration of assets charge. Image: Sri Krishnamurthi/PMC By Sri Krishnamurthi in Suva In a dramatic afternoon, more than 1000 people sang Fijian songs of jubilation as Chief-Justice […]

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Detained tourist in West Papua on allegations of ‘treason’ awaits trial

Published By   /  November 12, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Insurgency, journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Political trial, Press Release, Reports, Tourism, Treason, Wamena, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Detained tourist in West Papua on allegations of ‘treason’ awaits trial

Accused tourist Jakup Febian Skrzypski with Frits Ramandey of the Human Rights Commission Office of Papua. Image: Tabloid Jubi By Islami Adisubrata in Wamena, West Papua Indonesian Regional Police in West Papua have handed over the documents of the case of a Polish tourist, Jakup Fabian Skrzypski, who was arrested recently with three Papuans and […]

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Flavourz film festival wows audience with ethnicity, pollution, fun films

Published By   /  November 12, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, creativity, Education, Featured, Flavourz Film Festival, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, Migration, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, School of Communication Studies, Student films  /  Comments Off on Flavourz film festival wows audience with ethnicity, pollution, fun films

Banabans of Rabi: A Story of Survival – the trailer. By Rahul Bhattarai Nine years on the popular Flavourz Film Festival has grown and grown … with more than 170 people watching the screening of 15 student documentary and feature productions at Auckland University of Technology at the weekend. The short films – ranging between […]

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