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‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

Published By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Front page, Hawai'i, Indigenous, Legal issues, Media, Media law, Micronesia, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Self Determination, Special Report  /  Comments Off on ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

The Pacific Media Centre’s Dr Sylvia C. Frain talks to human rights lawyer Julian Aguon, who recently won a landmark case in the Guam Supreme Court upholding the separation of powers doctrine, on issues ranging from law school and social justice to indigenous peoples and the right of self-determination in Guam, West Papua and beyond. […]

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‘Sword of Damocles’ condemned after Philippines judges oust chief justice

Published By   /  May 13, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Constitution, Constitutional justice, Impeachment, justice, Legal issues, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Supreme Court, Sword of Damocles  /  Comments Off on ‘Sword of Damocles’ condemned after Philippines judges oust chief justice

Ousted … Philippines Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno waves to supporters the day she returned to the Supreme Court on May 9, 2018, after two months on leave. Image: Maria Tan/Rappler By Ralf Rivas in Manila After the ousting of the Philippines’ Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, the six justices who voted against the quo […]

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Step up efforts to support Indonesian women’s rights plea to Jakarta

Published By   /  March 12, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Featured, Gender, Gender empowerment, Gender security, Gender violence, Human Rights, Indonesia, Injustice, justice, Legal issues, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Social justice  /  Comments Off on Step up efforts to support Indonesian women’s rights plea to Jakarta

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Step up efforts to support Indonesian women’s rights plea to Jakarta By Sheany in Jakarta The National Commission on Violence Against Women, or Komnas Perempuan, has called on the government to do more to protect women’s rights, particularly by enacting a long-overdue bill on the […]

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