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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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RSF condemns jail terms for two Myanmar journalists in ‘sham trial’

Published By   /  September 4, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Atrocities, Censorship, Democracy, Featured, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, justice, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Myanmar, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Official secrets, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Trial  /  Comments Off on RSF condemns jail terms for two Myanmar journalists in ‘sham trial’

Turmoil outside the Yangon court at the end of the trial of Kyaw Soe Oo (below) and Wa Lone in Myanmar yesterday. Image: Ye Aung Tha/AFP/RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders has condemned the seven-year prison sentences imposed on two Reuters reporters in the Myanmar city of Yangon yesterday at the end of […]

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‘Sick joke’, threats cited in Asia-Pacific declining media freedom summit

Published By   /  July 11, 2018  /  Afghanistan, Ampatuan massacre, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Global, Hong Kong, Human Rights, India, Japan, justice, Media, Media Freedom, Media Freedom Index, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Miloš Zeman, Multimedia, Myanmar, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Rappler, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, War on drugs, Warlords  /  Comments Off on ‘Sick joke’, threats cited in Asia-Pacific declining media freedom summit

Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire talks about the global threat against journalists. Video: Café Pacific By David Robie in Paris When Reporters Without Borders chief Christophe Deloire introduced the Paris-based global media watchdog’s Asia-Pacific press freedom defenders to his overview last week, it was grim listening. First up in RSF’s catalogue of crimes and […]

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Journalists’ free alliance advocate calls on minister to use UN ‘leverage’

Published By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Democracy, Featured, freedom of expression, Global, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Myanmar, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Reuters, The Australian  /  Comments Off on Journalists’ free alliance advocate calls on minister to use UN ‘leverage’

UNESCO professor of journalism Peter Greste …. posing for a photograph when he was an Al Jazeera journalist in Kibati village, near Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on 7 August 2013. Image: IFEX media freedom Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Australian journalist and academic who spent more than a year in an […]

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Indonesian leader meets Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, vows support

Published By   /  January 30, 2018  /  Aid, Anadolu Agency, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bangladesh, Diplomacy, Featured, Human Rights, Illegal fishing, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Myanmar, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Persecution, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Rohingya, Trade, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Indonesian leader meets Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, vows support

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesian leader meets Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, vows support Jakarta will continue its support for efforts to resolve the Rohingya crisis, says President Joko Widodo. By Mahmut Atanur in Jakarta Indonesian President Joko Widodo visited Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, southwestern district of Bangladesh, […]

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NZ urgently needs to take more Rohingya refugees

Published By   /  November 21, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Asylum Seekers, Brunei, Culture, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Killings, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Muslim, Myanmar, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Rohingya  /  Comments Off on NZ urgently needs to take more Rohingya refugees

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: NZ urgently needs to take more Rohingya refugees Protests against the Rohingya “genocide” have spread globally. With more than 1 million Ronhinga refugees in Bangladash, the authors argue that New Zealand needs to act now and take in more. Image: Clickittefaq OPINION: By Sharon Harvey […]

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Indonesia cracks down on brutal conditions on foreign ‘slavery’ fishing boats

Published By   /  January 28, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Cambodia, Fisheries, Fisheries monitoring, Human Rights, Human trafficking, Indonesia, Labour, Lao, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Myanmar, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Slavery, Thailand  /  Comments Off on Indonesia cracks down on brutal conditions on foreign ‘slavery’ fishing boats

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesia cracks down on brutal conditions on foreign ‘slavery’ fishing boats Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Former slaves head for home: Thousands of fishermen rescued from brutal conditions on foreign fishing boats make the journey back home, many after years at sea. As reported by Associated Press […]

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