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How Philippine state surveillance is used as a tool to silence critics

Published By   /  March 23, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Democracy, Featured, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Media, Media censorship, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, state surveillance, Surveillance  /  Comments Off on How Philippine state surveillance is used as a tool to silence critics

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: How Philippine state surveillance is used as a tool to silence critics BRIEFING: Special report by Jodesz Gavilan and Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Human rights activists say that the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is prone to abuse and is a violation of […]

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Protests sweep Indonesia over new law criminalising ‘criticism’ of MPs

Published By   /  March 22, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Contempt of Parliament, Criticism, Featured, freedom of expression, Freedom of speech, Human Rights, Indonesia, justice, Media, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Protests sweep Indonesia over new law criminalising ‘criticism’ of MPs

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Protests sweep Indonesia over new law criminalising ‘criticism’ of MPs Members of the Indonesia Catholic Students Association (PMKRI) place a freedom of speech coffin in front of the Parliament building during a protest in Manila last week. Image: Gun Halilintar/PMKRI By Ryan Dagur in Jakarta […]

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Australian lawyer accused of ‘bullying’ in Vanuatu court clash with journalists

Published By   /  March 20, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Magistrates Court, Media, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on Australian lawyer accused of ‘bullying’ in Vanuatu court clash with journalists

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Australian lawyer accused of ‘bullying’ in Vanuatu court clash with journalists Australian-born lawyer Dane Thornburgh (hands on hips) outside the Magistrates Court with VBTC reporter Richard Nanua during the confrontation in Port Vila. Image: Vanuatu Daily Post Vanuatu Daily Post in Port Vila Australian-born lawyer […]

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RSF calls on Philippine state to ‘stop hounding’ Rappler in ‘laughable’ move

Published By   /  March 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Featured, Human Rights, justice, Lawsuit, Media, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Political lawsuits, Press Freedom, Press Release, Rappler, Reports, taxation, United Nations  /  Comments Off on RSF calls on Philippine state to ‘stop hounding’ Rappler in ‘laughable’ move

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: RSF calls on Philippine state to ‘stop hounding’ Rappler in ‘laughable’ move Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Philippine authorities to stop hounding Rappler, after officials confirmed that a previously dismissed defamation action against the independent news website had […]

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Duterte vs Rappler: Declaration of war against Philippine media?

Published By   /  January 28, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Censorship, Featured, Filipino media, freedom of expression, justice, Media, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, News Media, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte  /  Comments Off on Duterte vs Rappler: Declaration of war against Philippine media?

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Duterte vs Rappler: Declaration of war against Philippine media? On The Listening Post this week: Rappler battles with authorities plus climate sceptics and the media platforms they get. Video: Al Jazeera As Rappler, a popular Manila news website, battles with authorities, news media in the […]

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Sano Malifa: Criminal libel and PM Tuilaepa’s ‘gift’ from American Samoa

Published By   /  January 8, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Criminal Code, Criminal defamation, Criminal libel, Featured, justice, Media, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Samoa  /  Comments Off on Sano Malifa: Criminal libel and PM Tuilaepa’s ‘gift’ from American Samoa

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Sano Malifa: Criminal libel and PM Tuilaepa’s ‘gift’ from American Samoa OPINION: Samoa Observer editorial by Gatoaitele Savea Sano Malifa Let’s face it. For every beginning there is an end. And for every end there is a reward to be extended, the quality of which […]

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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Winston Peters’ fight against “filthy” politics

Published By   /  November 9, 2017  /  Analysis, Arts, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Investigation, journalism, Lawsuit, Lead, Media, Media ethics, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, NZ Politics, Pacific Region, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Winston Peters’ fight against “filthy” politics

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Winston Peters’ fight against “filthy” politics Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Winston Peters’ fight against “filthy” politics Dr Bryce Edwards. No one should have been surprised by Winston Peters taking legal action this week over what he calls “filthy politics”. After all, […]

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Vanuatu right to public information law now in force

Published By   /  February 7, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Media, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Right to Information, Right to Information Act, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu right to public information law now in force

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Vanuatu right to public information law now in force Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Jane Joshua in Port Vila Vanuatu’s Right To Information (RTI) Act has become law after it was published in the official Gazette, less than three months after it was unanimously endorsed by […]

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Court bars overseas travel for accused Fiji Times publisher

Published By   /  January 25, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, communal antagonism, Featured, Fiji, Fiji Times, Human Rights, incitement, Indigenous, Lawsuit, Media, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nai Lalakai, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Court bars overseas travel for accused Fiji Times publisher

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Court bars overseas travel for accused Fiji Times publisher Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Fiji Times publisher Hank Arts outside court today with editor-in-chief Fred Wesley in the background. Image: FBC News By Tokasa Rainima in Suva Fiji Times publisher Hank Arts’ bail variation application has been […]

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