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Indonesian universities ‘ban’ niqab over fundamentalism fears

Published By   /  March 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Culture, Education, Featured, Gender, Gulf States, Human Rights, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Moderate Islam, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Niqab, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Radical Islam, Religion, Religious tolerance, Reports, Saudi Arabia, Universities, Yogyakarta  /  Comments Off on Indonesian universities ‘ban’ niqab over fundamentalism fears

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesian universities ‘ban’ niqab over fundamentalism fears Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A pair of Indonesian Islamic universities are pushing female students to ditch niqab face veils – with one threatening expulsion for non-compliance – as concerns grow over rising fundamentalism in the world’s largest Muslim-majority […]

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Philippine bishops call for vigilance amid ‘creeping dictatorship’

Published By   /  February 26, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bishops, Civil Society, Culture, Democracy, dictatorship, EDSA, Featured, Ferdinand Marcos, freedom of expression, Human Rights, Indigenous, Innovation, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, People Power, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Religion, Reports  /  Comments Off on Philippine bishops call for vigilance amid ‘creeping dictatorship’

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Philippine bishops call for vigilance amid ‘creeping dictatorship’ By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila Bishops have called for vigilance in the face of a “creeping dictatorship,” as the Philippines marked the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution yesterday – February 25. Caloocan Bishop […]

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Tongan churches failing to provide climate leadership, says researcher

Published By   /  February 26, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate communication, Climate community, Disasters, Environment, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Climate Change Conference 2018, Pacific Conference of Churches, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Religion, Reports, Research, Tonga  /  Comments Off on Tongan churches failing to provide climate leadership, says researcher

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tongan churches failing to provide climate leadership, says researcher By Philip Cass of Kaniva News Tonga’s churches are failing to provide leadership over climate change and it is up to young people to join with church goers to take action, according to research by an […]

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More frontline research ‘by Pacific for Pacific’ plea at climate summit

Published By   /  February 25, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate adaptation, Climate research, Culture, Editor's Picks, Environment, Featured, Fiji, Gender, Guam, Hawai'i, Indigenous, justice, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific climate, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Climate Change Conference 2018, Pacific Climate Warriors, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Religion, Reports, Research, Self Determination, Tonga, Tuvalu  /  Comments Off on More frontline research ‘by Pacific for Pacific’ plea at climate summit

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: More frontline research ‘by Pacific for Pacific’ plea at climate summit Trailer for the controversial climate change documentary Anote’s Ark – former Kiribati President Anote Tong opened the first Pacific Climate Change Conference in Wellington in 2016. By David Robie at Te Papa A recent […]

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King’s second son’s noble rights announced in Tonga Gazette

Published By   /  January 3, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Featured, Indigenous, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Nobles, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Prince Ata, Religion, Reports, Tonga, Tongan royalty  /  Comments Off on King’s second son’s noble rights announced in Tonga Gazette

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: King’s second son’s noble rights announced in Tonga Gazette Prince Ata … Mormon prince has entitlements gazetted in Tonga. Image: Kaniva News By Kalino Latu in Auckland King Tupou VI’s second son is the lawful successor to the hereditary noble title and estate of Ata, […]

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One Palestinian family’s devastating story of Israeli military cruelty

Published By   /  December 31, 2017  /  Ahed Tamimi, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Human Rights, Israel, Israeli occupation, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Military detention, Military occupation, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Palestine, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Religion, Reports, Security, Trauma  /  Comments Off on One Palestinian family’s devastating story of Israeli military cruelty

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: One Palestinian family’s devastating story of Israeli military cruelty OPINION: By Sister Barbara CameronWhen I read last week of the detention of a young Palestinian teenage girl, 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi, dragged from her bed in the middle of the night by Israeli soldiers, for me […]

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True Christmas story: What history really tells us about the birth of Jesus

Published By   /  December 22, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christianity, Christmas, Crucifixion, Featured, Global, History, Human Rights, Jesus Christ, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Refugees, Religion, Reports, Research, Theology  /  Comments Off on True Christmas story: What history really tells us about the birth of Jesus

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: True Christmas story: What history really tells us about the birth of Jesus Your average Christmas card featuring a peaceful nativity scene bears little resemblance to what happened in that “first Christmas”. Image: Lifesite News ANALYSIS: By Robyn J. Whitaker in Melbourne I might be […]

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Philippine clergy appeal for justice over assassination of retired priest

Published By   /  December 6, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, assassination, assassinations, Bayan, Crime, Featured, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New People's Army, New Releases, New Zealand, News, NFIP, NPA, Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Movement, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, priests, Religion, Reports  /  Comments Off on Philippine clergy appeal for justice over assassination of retired priest

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Philippine clergy appeal for justice over assassination of retired priest The 72-year-old retired Nueva Ecija Catholic priest Marcelito ‘Tito’ Paez … dedicated most of his life to defending the rights of Filipinos. Image: File photo/Interaksyon By InterAksyon with Cris Sansano in Manila Nueva Ecija priests […]

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Thousands march against Duterte’s war on drugs, ‘violence culture’

Published By   /  February 18, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Cardinal Luis Tagle, Catholic, Catholic Bishops Conference, Catholic Church, Civil Society, Editor's Picks, Featured, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Religion, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Walk for Life  /  Comments Off on Thousands march against Duterte’s war on drugs, ‘violence culture’

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Thousands march against Duterte’s war on drugs, ‘violence culture’ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Thousands of Catholics “Walk for Life” in Manila to protest against the drug-related killings under President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Video: Papua New Guinea’s EMTV Thousands of Catholic faithful gathered in the […]

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President Trump – best and worst case scenarios over next four years

Published By   /  January 22, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Donald Trump, Featured, Global, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Religion, Reports, Scenarios, Youth  /  Comments Off on President Trump – best and worst case scenarios over next four years

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: President Trump – best and worst case scenarios over next four years Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to pack into downtown Washington today for a women’s march in opposition to newly inaugurated President Donald Trump. Thousands more will also protest […]

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