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The Ben Bohane photo that Facebook censored on an article about Indonesia

Published By   /  April 24, 2018  /  Analysis, Arts, ben bohane, Censorship, China, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Facebook, Indonesia, internet censorship, Lead, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post, West Papua  /  Comments Off on The Ben Bohane photo that Facebook censored on an article about Indonesia

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific.The original version of this photo, of West Papuan nambas (traditional penis gourds), which was publishedin the weekend edition of the family newspaper Vanuatu Daily Post and then by Asia Pacific Report,was deemed to have breached Facebook’s “community standards”. The photo was by award-winningphotojournalist Ben Bohane, who lives […]

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Demo at Freeport office in Jakarta calls for self-determination for West Papua

Published By   /  April 2, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Freeport Indonesia, Freeport mine, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indoleft News Service, Indonesia, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Protest, Reports, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua protest, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on Demo at Freeport office in Jakarta calls for self-determination for West Papua

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Demo at Freeport office in Jakarta calls for self-determination for West Papua Papuan protesters outside the offices of PT Freeport Indonesia in South Jakarta last Thursday. Image: Tirto.id By Tony Firman in Jakarta Calls for West Papuan self-determination were prominent during a demonstration in front […]

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Indonesian ambassador hits back at Herald columnist’s ‘baseless’ claim

Published By   /  March 27, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Diplomacy, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Jacinda Ardern, Joko Widodo, Measles, 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, Reports, West Papua, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on Indonesian ambassador hits back at Herald columnist’s ‘baseless’ claim

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Indonesian ambassador hits back at Herald columnist’s ‘baseless’ claim NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern … Indonesia “satisfied with level of service and attention … and welcome” by NZ. Image: Jakarta Post/AFP By Tama Salim in Jakarta Indonesian Ambassador Tantowi Yahya has dismissed allegations that President […]

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Widodo and West Papuan human rights fall under NZ media radar

Published By   /  March 25, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Colin Peacock, Featured, Human Rights, Johnny Blades, Joko Widodo, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, RNZ, RNZ Mediawatch, RNZ Pacific, West Papua, West Papua Media, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on Widodo and West Papuan human rights fall under NZ media radar

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Widodo and West Papuan human rights fall under NZ media radar Protesters for a free West Papua sing at New Zealand’s Parliament while Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Indonesian President Joko Widowo were meeting on Monday. Image: Screen grab from RNZ Pacific video BRIEFING: By […]

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Mackenzie Smith: Indonesia’s Pacific neglect highlights NZ media problem

Published By   /  March 21, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Decolonisation, Featured, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Independent media, Indonesia, Mainstream media, Measles, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, West Papua, West Papuan health  /  Comments Off on Mackenzie Smith: Indonesia’s Pacific neglect highlights NZ media problem

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Mackenzie Smith: Indonesia’s Pacific neglect highlights NZ media problem President Joko Widodo ordered military and medical teams to several locations across the vast Papua region to treat the sick and undertake a mass immunisation campaign during the measles outbreak. Image: Medical Xpress OPINION: Mackenzie Smith […]

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Tanah Papua, Asia-Pacific news blind spots and citizen media: From the ‘Act of Free Choice’ betrayal to a social media revolution

Published By   /  March 19, 2018  /  Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Research, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Tanah Papua, Asia-Pacific news blind spots and citizen media: From the ‘Act of Free Choice’ betrayal to a social media revolution

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tanah Papua, Asia-Pacific news blind spots and citizen media: From the ‘Act of Free Choice’ betrayal to a social media revolution For five decades Tanah Papua, or the West Papua half of the island of New Guinea on the intersection of Asia and the Pacific, […]

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Open letter to PM Ardern: Raise Papua human rights crimes with Jokowi

Published By   /  March 17, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Health, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Jacinda Ardern, Joko Widodo, justice, Maire Leadbeater, Measles, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Security, Self Determination, Separatism, West Papua, West Papua Action Auckland, West Papua human rights  /  Comments Off on Open letter to PM Ardern: Raise Papua human rights crimes with Jokowi

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Open letter to PM Ardern: Raise Papua human rights crimes with Jokowi Yanto Awerkion, a young activist who was promoting a petition calling for the UN Decolonisation Committee to become involved in West Papua, was jailed for more that 9 months for “treason”. He will […]

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West Papuans launch quake appeal for survivors in PNG Highlands

Published By   /  March 15, 2018  /  Aid, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, Featured, Free West Papua Campaign, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, ULMWP, United Liberation Movement for West Papua, West Papua, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on West Papuans launch quake appeal for survivors in PNG Highlands

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: West Papuans launch quake appeal for survivors in PNG Highlands A 100 candles vigil was held in the Papuan capital city of Port Numbay (Jayapura) this week and people gathered to raise funds and donations following Papua New Guinea’s devastating earthquake. Video: Free West Papua […]

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Rainbow Warrior takes on fresh eco mission to Papua, Indonesia

Published By   /  March 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Environment, Environmental activism, Featured, Fisheries, Forests, France, Global, History, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Jakarta, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, rainbow warrior, Rainforests, Reports, Secret agents, Underwater, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Rainbow Warrior takes on fresh eco mission to Papua, Indonesia

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Rainbow Warrior takes on fresh eco mission to Papua, Indonesia By Astari Pinasthika Sarosa in Jakarta The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is sailing throughout Indonesia – including West Papua – as a vehicle for environmental campaigns. Rainbow Warrior has often sailed to remote areas to […]

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Juffa blasts PNG resources ‘sell out’ but tells of Managalas hope

Published By   /  February 24, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate Action, Climate Change, Featured, Forests, Gary Juffa, Human Rights, Indigenous, Logging, Logging companies, Mangalas, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Mining, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Rainforests, Reports, Sustainability, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Juffa blasts PNG resources ‘sell out’ but tells of Managalas hope

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Juffa blasts PNG resources ‘sell out’ but tells of Managalas hope Rapacious logging cartels feature in PNG’s Northern Province Governor Gary Juffa’s speech. Video: Café Pacific By David Robie at Te Papa Northern Province Governor Gary Juffa made a blistering attack on politicians who are […]

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