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RSF open letter plea to Suu Kyi for Myanmar journalists’ freedom

Published By   /  September 8, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Atrocities, Featured, Human Rights, Massacres, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, Myanmar, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Nobel Peace Prize, Open letter, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on RSF open letter plea to Suu Kyi for Myanmar journalists’ freedom

RSF open letter to Aung San Suu Kyi … “How are we to understand the sentence passed on these two journalists at the start of the week? What credibility can the rule of law and judicial independence have in Myanmar after this farce?” Image: Ye Aung Thu/AFP/RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Five days after Reuters […]

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Films about 1965 anti-communist stigma dominate Indonesian festival

Published By   /  August 11, 2018  /  1965 Indonesian purge, Anti-communist purge, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Culture, Film, Film festival, Filmmaking, History, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land rights, Massacres, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Squatters  /  Comments Off on Films about 1965 anti-communist stigma dominate Indonesian festival

The trailer for Eka Saputri’s film Melawan Arus. Video: Komunitas Kedung By Joko Santoso in Purbalingga A short film by a student whose family were victims of the 1965 anti-communist purge in Indonesia has won best fictional film at the 2018 Purbalingga Film Festival. The film titled Against the Current (Melawan Arus) was directed by […]

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Philippines under Duterte – acute impunity and fettered information

Published By   /  November 23, 2017  /  Ampatuan massacre, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Editor's Picks, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Maguindanao massacre, Massacres, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Security  /  Comments Off on Philippines under Duterte – acute impunity and fettered information

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Philippines under Duterte – acute impunity and fettered information Eight years later, families of the 58 people massacred in Maguindanao – including 32 journalists – continue to wait for justice. Image: UCANews ANALYSIS: By Malou Mangahas in Manila Eight years ago on 23 November 2009, […]

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Febriana Firdaus wins inaugural Pogau award for courage in journalism

Published By   /  February 19, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Detention, Febriana Firdaus, Human Rights, journalism, LGBT, Massacres, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Muslim, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oktovianus Pogau Award, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Febriana Firdaus wins inaugural Pogau award for courage in journalism

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Febriana Firdaus wins inaugural Pogau award for courage in journalism Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Jakarta has a new award for courage in journalism honouring West Papuan editor Oktovianus Pogau, who died last year. The inaugural award has been made to reporter Febriana Firdaus, who has extensively […]

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