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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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Underestimate climate change legal upheaval ‘at peril’, warns former PM

Published By   /  February 24, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change law, Culture, Deep-sea mining, Editor's Picks, Environment, Environmental law, Featured, Guam, Hawai'i, Legal issues, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Climate Change Conference 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on Underestimate climate change legal upheaval ‘at peril’, warns former PM

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Underestimate climate change legal upheaval ‘at peril’, warns former PM By David Robie at Te Papa A former New Zealand prime minister has warned that climate change has the potential to force a legal and political upheaval that the world would underestimate “at its peril”. […]

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