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RSF media freedom round-up for 2017 – 65 journalists killed, 326 in prison

Published By   /  December 20, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Global, Journalist killings, Killings, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on RSF media freedom round-up for 2017 – 65 journalists killed, 326 in prison

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: RSF media freedom round-up for 2017 – 65 journalists killed, 326 in prison Al Jazeera’s Neave Barker reports from London. Video: Al Jazeera/RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders has documented the number of journalists killed or jailed this year. It says Syria and […]

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Tongan Parliament elects Pōhiva as PM for next four years

Published By   /  December 19, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Elections, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Tonga, Tongan elections  /  Comments Off on Tongan Parliament elects Pōhiva as PM for next four years

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tongan Parliament elects Pōhiva as PM for next four years Reelected Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva … bringing “justice and good governance” to Tonga. Image: Kaniva News By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News ‘Akilisi Pōhiva, 76, has been elected by a majority of Members of Parliament […]

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Duterte on nationwide martial law – up to ‘enemies of the state’

Published By   /  December 18, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Communist Party of the Philippines, Featured, Human Rights, Martial Law, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New People's Army, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Security  /  Comments Off on Duterte on nationwide martial law – up to ‘enemies of the state’

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Duterte on nationwide martial law – up to ‘enemies of the state’ Martial law … “all options on the table”, says President Rodrigo Duterte. Image: Malacañang file photo from Marawi City By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte says he will consider nationwide martial […]

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20 years on, the disturbing case of journalist ‘JPK’ is still unsolved

Published By   /  December 16, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, Disappearance, Editor's Picks, Featured, France, History, Human Rights, Jean-Pascal Couraud, JPK, Kidnapping, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Murder, Mystery, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Tahiti  /  Comments Off on 20 years on, the disturbing case of journalist ‘JPK’ is still unsolved

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: 20 years on, the disturbing case of journalist ‘JPK’ is still unsolved By Walter Zweifel of RNZ Pacific It’s 20 years today since French Polynesian journalist Jean-Pascal Couraud vanished. “JPK”, as he was widely known, left no trace, no body has ever been found. There […]

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Tributes flow for NZ’s Arab Spring journalist Yasmine Ryan

Published By   /  December 15, 2017  /  Algerian refugees, APR, Arab Spring, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human rights journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Obituary, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Tributes flow for NZ’s Arab Spring journalist Yasmine Ryan

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tributes flow for NZ’s Arab Spring journalist Yasmine Ryan Yasmine Ryan … a “global” freelance journalist who died tragically in Turkey last month. Image: PMW Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk New Zealand journalist Yasmine Ryan, credited with being the first reporter writing in English about the […]

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Oro Governor Juffa backs PNG taxes brush up to catch dodgers

Published By   /  December 11, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Tax dodgers, taxation  /  Comments Off on Oro Governor Juffa backs PNG taxes brush up to catch dodgers

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Oro Governor Juffa backs PNG taxes brush up to catch dodgers Oro Governor Gary Juffa on the PNG government’s taxation plan. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Oro Governor Gary Juffa has commended the Papua New Guinea government’s move to review its tax collecting […]

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Robredo slams extrajudicial killings, online trolls in Rights Day message

Published By   /  December 10, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Human Rights Day, Leni Robredo, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Robredo slams extrajudicial killings, online trolls in Rights Day message

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Robredo slams extrajudicial killings, online trolls in Rights Day message Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo wants Filipinos to stand up to human rights violations being done to them. Image: OVP File By Mara Cepeda in Manila On the eve of Human Rights Day, Philippine Vice-President Leni […]

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Duterte blamed for spate of killings – 10 Filipino activists dead in 48 hours

Published By   /  December 8, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Death squads, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, priests, Reports  /  Comments Off on Duterte blamed for spate of killings – 10 Filipino activists dead in 48 hours

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Duterte blamed for spate of killings – 10 Filipino activists dead in 48 hours A protest over the latest killings in the Philippines. Image: Image: Dee Ayroso/Butlatlat By Dee Ayroso in Manila Church groups and human rights advocates are holding the Duterte administration accountable for […]

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Jakarta rally calls for Freeport closure, West Papua self-determination

Published By   /  December 8, 2017  /  advocacy, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Protest, Protests, Reports, West Papua, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on Jakarta rally calls for Freeport closure, West Papua self-determination

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Jakarta rally calls for Freeport closure, West Papua self-determination The Papua “freedom” protest near the office of LBH Jakarta on Friday. It ended without causing any incident between protesters and police. Image: Dhio Faiz/CNN Indonesia By Dhio Faiz in Jakarta A demonstration held in Jakarta […]

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PNG’s opposition blasts O’Neill over ‘fake budget, fake revenues’

Published By   /  December 6, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Budget, Economics, Economy, Featured, Finance, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Socio-Economics, Treasury  /  Comments Off on PNG’s opposition blasts O’Neill over ‘fake budget, fake revenues’

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: PNG’s opposition blasts O’Neill over ‘fake budget, fake revenues’ A tale of two newspapers … contrasting front page views of the Papua New Guinea Budget. Image: Screenshot/The Pacific Newsroom Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea’s opposition has declared it will fight a good fight […]

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