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Decolonisation in New Caledonia – who decides the future?

Published By   /  July 28, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous rights, Kanak independence, Kanaky, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, referendum, Reports  /  Comments Off on Decolonisation in New Caledonia – who decides the future?

In this second of three articles from Noumea, Dr Lee Duffield learns about multicultural New Caledonia and the events that led to their referendum on independence due on November 4. What is the shape of decolonisation in the present time, now long after the rush to independence that went on in countries around the world […]

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Activists fear Indian proposal for coal reserves in Indonesian-ruled Papua

Published By   /  June 13, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Coal mining, Economic growth, Energy, Environment, Global, Human Rights, India, Indigenous, Indigenous forests, Indigenous rights, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mining, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Activists fear Indian proposal for coal reserves in Indonesian-ruled Papua

By Febriana Firdaus in Jakarta As it seeks to diversify its sources of fuel, India is looking to get in on the ground floor of coal mining in previously unexploited deposits in Indonesian-ruled Papua. In exchange for technical support and financing for geological surveys, officials say India is pushing for special privileges, including no-bid contracts […]

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Philippine soldiers harass mission probing rights abuses in Mindanao

Published By   /  April 8, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Fact-finding, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous rights, justice, Lumad, lumads, Marawi City, Martial Law, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Military occupation, Mindanao, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, save our schools, Security  /  Comments Off on Philippine soldiers harass mission probing rights abuses in Mindanao

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Philippine soldiers harass mission probing rights abuses in Mindanao Soldiers stop a human rights mission delegates in Northern Mindanao stopped in a checkpoint yesterday. Image: Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas By Ronalyn V. Olea in Manila   Philippine state security forces have repeatedly blocked members of […]

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Gallery: Lumad campaigners appeal for NZ support to defend schools

Published By   /  April 7, 2018  /  Ancestral land, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Education, Gallery, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous education, Indigenous rights, Lumad, lumads, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, save our schools  /  Comments Off on Gallery: Lumad campaigners appeal for NZ support to defend schools

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Gallery: Lumad campaigners appeal for NZ support to defend schools Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand and Filipino teachers, community advocates and students this week launched an open letter appealing to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to end military abuses against indigenous Lumad people in the […]

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Manila brands volunteer teachers as ‘terrorists’, say Lumad advocates

Published By   /  April 5, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous forests, Indigenous rights, lumads, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Militants, Mining, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, save our schools, Schools  /  Comments Off on Manila brands volunteer teachers as ‘terrorists’, say Lumad advocates

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Manila brands volunteer teachers as ‘terrorists’, say Lumad advocates By Jean Bell in Auckland Volunteer teachers are being wrongly labelled as “terrorists” by the Philippine government while paramilitary and mining activity increases in the country, say visiting indigenous Lumad education advocates. Fritizi Junance Magbanua, a […]

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Indonesian president recognises land rights of nine more indigenous groups

Published By   /  November 19, 2017  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Development, Forests, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous forests, Indigenous rights, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesian president recognises land rights of nine more indigenous groups

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesian president recognises land rights of nine more indigenous groups ANALYSIS: By Basten Gokkon in Jakarta The Indonesian government has relinquished control over nine tracts of forest to the indigenous communities that have lived there for generations, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced at a recent […]

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Remember the marginalised, chief justice says on Waitangi Day

Published By   /  February 6, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Featured, Indigenous, Indigenous rights, Maori, Maori culture, Maori language, Maori Television, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Te Reo Maori, Youth  /  Comments Off on Remember the marginalised, chief justice says on Waitangi Day

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Remember the marginalised, chief justice says on Waitangi Day Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne and Wikitōria Day reporting for Māori Television from Waitangi. Māori Television’s Rereātea brings you the latest news on New Zealand’s Waitangi Day 2017. Today Kimiora Kaire-Melbourne and Wikitōria Day take you through the top stories of the day […]

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