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Connecting the dots – Pacific disasters, cyclones, climate featured in latest PJR

Published By   /  July 20, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Disasters, Education, Environment, Featured, Fiji, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Research  /  Comments Off on Connecting the dots – Pacific disasters, cyclones, climate featured in latest PJR

A “natural” seawall constructed out of giant bamboo poles built at the Semarang village of Demak Timbulsloko in an attempt to reduce “rob” flooding damage. Image: Del Abcede/PJR Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk “Rob” flooding in the Indonesian city of Semarang, Cyclone Winston’s devastation and social media in Fiji and “backpack journalism” in Typhoon Haiyan in […]

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Protests gather force over Nauru ban on ABC from Pacific Forum

Published By   /  July 14, 2018  /  ABC, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Featured, Human Rights, ifj, International Federation of Journalists, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Islands News Association, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Security, Surveillance  /  Comments Off on Protests gather force over Nauru ban on ABC from Pacific Forum

ABC ban … “The Nauruan government should not be allowed to dictate who fills the positions in an Australian media pool.” Image: David Robie/PMC By Mong Palatino Protests have been gathering force over the Nauru government ban on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) from entering the country to cover the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Summit […]

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PNG condemned for sorcery attacks, police brutality and over refugees

Published By   /  May 24, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Corruption, Crime, Domestic violence, Featured, Gender, Human Rights, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Police, Police brutality, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on PNG condemned for sorcery attacks, police brutality and over refugees

Refugees and asylum seekers on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island have suffered repeated violent attacks and robberies by locals, says Human Rights Watch. Video: HRW Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua New Guinea has been condemned for violent mob attacks on people accused of sorcery – especially women or girls, repeated assaults and robberies on refugees, […]

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Gaza under siege – but Palestinians ‘will never give up’, says author

Published By   /  May 20, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Gaza, Global, Human Rights, justice, Mainstream media, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nakba, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Palestinian rights, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Protest, Protests, Refugees, Reports, UN Human Rights Council  /  Comments Off on Gaza under siege – but Palestinians ‘will never give up’, says author

Author Dr Ramzy Baroud speaking at the Auckland protest today … reclaiming the Palestinian narrative. Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Palestinian author and a journalist Dr Ramzy Baroud vowed today that Palestinians would never be defeated by the Israelis and they would never cease to fight for their freedom. “Sisters, brothers, comrades […]

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Paga Hill resettlement refugee mothers plead for help from Governor Parkop

Published By   /  May 15, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Featured, Gerehu, Human Rights, March for Life, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mother's Day, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Paga Hill, Paga Hill Development Company, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Port Moresby, Powes Parkop, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Resettlement  /  Comments Off on Paga Hill resettlement refugee mothers plead for help from Governor Parkop

NCD Governor Powes Parkop talks to the Paga Hill mothers and receives a bilum with a “hardships” video documenting what they have had to endure since they were resettled to Six Mile and Gerehu. Image: EMTV News By Meleasie Goviro in Port Moresby They said it was an emotional day for them, to celebrate Mother’s […]

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Highlands security crisis hampers PNG quake response

Published By   /  May 7, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disaster management, Disaster relief, Disasters, Earthquakes, Featured, Hela, Human Rights, 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, Refugees, Reports, Tribal fighting  /  Comments Off on Highlands security crisis hampers PNG quake response

By Johnny Blades of Radio NZ Pacific An ongoing security crisis in Papua New Guinea’s Hela province is preventing many earthquake-affected communities receiving relief. February’s magnitude 7.5 quake caused widespread devastation and about 150 deaths in Hela, Southern Highlands and Western provinces. Hela was the worst-affected but its long-running problem of tribal violence, which has […]

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Manus refugees ‘in the dark’ as healthcare provider pulls out

Published By   /  April 30, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Detention, Detention Centres, Featured, Health and Fitness, Health care, Human Rights, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on Manus refugees ‘in the dark’ as healthcare provider pulls out

An SBS graphic screen shot from a Pacific detention centres timeline video. By Nick Baker of SBS NewsThe Australian government has been slammed for a lack of transparency amid news that the healthcare provider for refugees on Manus Island will wrap up its work today. The International Health and Medical Services (IHMS) has been providing […]

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PMC’s radio show features Chinese ‘base’ claim, justice and diabetes

Published By   /  April 17, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Diabetes, Featured, Fiji, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military bases, Multimedia, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Radio, Radio 95bFM, Refugees, Reports, Southern Cross, Vanuatu, Wansolwara  /  Comments Off on PMC’s radio show features Chinese ‘base’ claim, justice and diabetes

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: PMC’s radio show features Chinese ‘base’ claim, justice and diabetes Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie blasted some of the global coverage of the alleged Chinese military base plans for Vanuatu, describing it as speculative and “scaremongering”. He praised the […]

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Erin Harris: Nauru appeal court move denies justice for refugees

Published By   /  April 12, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Detainees, Detention Centres, Featured, Health services, Jacinda Ardern, justice, Legal aid, Media, Migrants, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political asylum, Political lawsuits, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Research, Security  /  Comments Off on Erin Harris: Nauru appeal court move denies justice for refugees

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Erin Harris: Nauru appeal court move denies justice for refugees The Australian High Court building in Canberra. Image: Bentley Smith/Flickr/The Interpreter BRIEFING: By Erin Harris The decision to terminate a long-standing arrangement that saw the Australian High Court act as a partial appellate court for […]

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31 deaths so far in PNG quake, but ‘hit-and-miss’ on rural area statistics

Published By   /  March 1, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disaster management, Disaster relief, Disaster risk reduction, Disasters, Earthquakes, EMTV News, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on 31 deaths so far in PNG quake, but ‘hit-and-miss’ on rural area statistics

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: 31 deaths so far in PNG quake, but ‘hit-and-miss’ on rural area statistics Professor Chalapan Kaluwin of the University of Papua New Guinea’s School of Natural and Physical Sciences says the country should prepare itself for more natural disasters. EMTV News By Scott Waide of […]

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