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Hidden stories past and present … 25 years of the ACIJ

By   /  April 19, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Investigative journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Reportage, Research  /  Comments Off on Hidden stories past and present … 25 years of the ACIJ

MIL OSI Analysis – The UTS Australian Centre for Independent Journalism has made a significant contribution to journalism and has been a strong advocate for the public right to know and the role of journalism in strengthening democracy. In its more than 25-year history, the ACIJ collaborated on major investigations with a wide range of […]

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AUSTRALIA: ACIJ closes after 25 years of frontline investigative journalism

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Australia, English, Featured story, Freedom of Information, Front page, Investigative journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on AUSTRALIA: ACIJ closes after 25 years of frontline investigative journalism

MIL OSI Analysis – SYDNEY (Asia Pacific Report/UTS Journalism/Pacific Media Watch): The Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, one of the flagships of investigative journalism, has been closed after 25 years in a controversial decision by the University of Technology Sydney. Current and past staff and student members plan to hold an event to celebrate the […]

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NZ: SAS ‘atrocity’ book authors accuse PM of allowing issue to ‘fester’

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Freedom of Information, Front page, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Reportage  /  Comments Off on NZ: SAS ‘atrocity’ book authors accuse PM of allowing issue to ‘fester’

MIL OSI Analysis – AUCKLAND (The Daily Blog/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): The authors of the controversial investigative book Hit & Run have accused Prime Minister Bill English of ensuring the allegations of a New Zealand SAS atrocity in Afghanistan in 2010 will “boil and fester” until an independent inquiry takes place. The co-authors, Nicky […]

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NZ: Military chief’s Op Burnham account highlights key Afghan legal concerns

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Freedom of Information, Front page, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on NZ: Military chief’s Op Burnham account highlights key Afghan legal concerns

MIL OSI Analysis – ANALYSIS: By Selwyn ManningAUCKLAND (Evening Report/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): There is an overlooked aspect of the New Zealand Defence Force’s account of Operation Burnham that when scrutinised suggests a possible breach of international humanitarian law and laws relating to war and armed conflict occurred on 22 August 2010 in the […]

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ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

By   /  April 2, 2017  /  Afghanistan, Analysis, Analysis Assessment, Analysis-Reportage, Baghlan Province, Bamyan Province, Civil rights, Crime, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Foreign Policy, Full Coverage, Geopolitics, Human Rights, Human rights cases, Human rights violations, Indepth, Inquiry, Intelligence, International Law, Investigation, Investigative journalism, ISAF, Joint Prioritized Effects List, Law and order, Lead, Legal Issues, MIL OSI, Military, Military Forces, Must Read, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Special Air Service, NZ Politics, NZDF, NZSAS, Open Source Intel, Operation Burnham, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage, Terrorism, War, Weapons  /  Comments Off on ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

By Selwyn Manning – Editor of EveningReport.nz. – This analysis was first published on Kiwipolitico.com. There’s an overlooked aspect of the New Zealand Defence Force’s account of Operation Burnham that when scrutinised suggests a possible breach of international humanitarian law and laws relating to war and armed conflict occurred on August 22, 2010 in the […]

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FIJI: ‘Nothing stopping investigative journalism,’ claims Sayed-Khaiyum

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Fiji, Freedom of Information, Front page, Investigative journalism, Media, Media Freedom, Melanesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on FIJI: ‘Nothing stopping investigative journalism,’ claims Sayed-Khaiyum

MIL OSI Analysis – SUVA (Fiji Television/Pacific Media Watch): Communications Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum claims there is “absolutely nothing” stopping investigative journalism in Fiji, the major television network reoports, Media freedom – especially for critical and responsible reporting – has been on ongoing issue in Fiji. In an interview with Fiji One News reporter Sofaia Koroitanoa, […]

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VIDEO: 5 mind-boggling things about Pilger’s doco The Coming War on China

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Conflict Reporting, Documentary, English, Featured story, Front page, Investigative journalism, Marshall Islands, Media, Micronesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Multimedia, PMW Multimedia, Reportage  /  Comments Off on VIDEO: 5 mind-boggling things about Pilger’s doco The Coming War on China

MIL OSI Analysis – LONDON (Asia Pacific Report/RT/RNZ/Pacific Media Watch): With dozens of US military bases encircling China with a “giant noose,” and America’s historic nuclear presence in the Pacific region, a war between the greatest military power and the world’s second largest economy “is no longer unthinkable,” journalist John Pilger says. read more

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NZ: SAS soldier backs up Afghan raid claims – Herald calls for inquiry

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on NZ: SAS soldier backs up Afghan raid claims – Herald calls for inquiry

MIL OSI Analysis – AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): A NZ Special Air Service soldier has confirmed civilians were killed in a 2010 raid carried out by the unit and says the truth is widely known among the elite military group, reports The New Zealand Herald. read more

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NZ: Authors of new book call for full inquiry into SAS 'betrayal' allegations

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Investigative journalism, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Multimedia, PMW Multimedia, Reportage, War Correspondence  /  Comments Off on NZ: Authors of new book call for full inquiry into SAS 'betrayal' allegations

MIL OSI Analysis – WELLINGTON (Pacific Media Watch): Author and investigative journalist Nicky Hager and war correspondent Jon Stephenson have teamed up, in a book released last night, to tell the story of a dark and guilty secret of New Zealand’s recent history. The book is about what the New Zealand military – and especially […]

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