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MIL-OSI United Nations: Content package marking one year since start of Rohingya refugee crisis

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Bangladesh, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, United Nations, World Health Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Content package marking one year since start of Rohingya refugee crisis

Source: World Food Programme ROME – It was on 25 August a year ago that the huge exodus from Myanmar of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees began. There are now nearly a million Rohingyas living in camps in and around Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh – the largest concentration of refugees in the world. For their […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Bangladesh: Nearly 100 arrests as crackdown on protests continue

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  Amnesty International, Bangladesh, English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Bangladesh: Nearly 100 arrests as crackdown on protests continue

Source: Amnesty International – The Bangladeshi authorities must end the crackdown on protests that has seen nearly 100 people arrested to date, Amnesty International said today. Two weeks after thousands of school students took to the streets of Dhaka, demanding safer roads after two students were killed by a speeding bus, protesters are being subjected […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Protests over ‘captive’ photojournalist, Confucius film featured on 95bfm

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bangladesh, English, Evening Report, Featured, Films, Global, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific radio, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Radio, Reportage, Reports, Student protest, Students, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Protests over ‘captive’ photojournalist, Confucius film featured on 95bfm

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Radio 95bfm Jemima Huston is joined by AUT Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie and reporter Rahul Bhattarai about the centre’s Asia Pacific Report news stories and issues being covered. Topics include: the detention of a Bangladeshi photojournalist, in an ongoing protest in Bangladesh; the screening of the controversial movie […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Media freedom groups protest over detained Bangladeshi photojournalist

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bangladesh, Civil Society, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Media, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Photojournalism, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Student protest  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Media freedom groups protest over detained Bangladeshi photojournalist

Alongside his social media coverage of the protests, Dr Shahidul Alam apparently angered the authorities and the ruling party after he gave a TV interview with Al Jazeera when criticised the government. Image: Global Voices By Global Voices Late on the night of August 5, 2018, award-winning Bangladeshi photographer and activist Dr Shahidul Alam was […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Bangladesh: Release of Briton Hasnat Karim ‘long overdue’

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Amnesty International, Bangladesh, English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Bangladesh: Release of Briton Hasnat Karim ‘long overdue’

Source: Amnesty International – 09 Aug 2018, 12:20pm Hasnat Karim (pictured in 2016) © REHMAN ASAD/AFP/Getty Images Responding to the news that Hasnat Karim, a British man held for two years in connection with a terror attack in Bangladesh, has been released without charge, Kate Allen, Amnesty International UK Director, said: “It’s a huge relief […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: UNICEF and WFP harness technology to strengthen food and hygiene distribution for Rohingyas

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Bangladesh, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Open Source Intel, Trade, United Nations, World Health Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: UNICEF and WFP harness technology to strengthen food and hygiene distribution for Rohingyas

Source: World Food Programme Cox’s Bazar. UNICEF has partnered with WFP to use the food agency’s SCOPE digital assistance system to distribute soap supplies to up to 50,000 refugees in Rohingya Refugee camps, strengthening hygiene practices and helping prevent disease outbreaks. The pilot was launched in Balukhali Refugee camp on 1 August 2018. “UNICEF is […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Sick joke’, threats cited in Asia-Pacific declining media freedom summit

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  Afghanistan, Ampatuan massacre, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, English, Evening Report, Fiji, Global, Hong Kong, Human Rights, India, Japan, Justice, Media, Media Freedom, Media Freedom Index, MIL OSI, Miloš Zeman, Multimedia, Myanmar, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Rappler, Reportage, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, War on drugs, Warlords  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Sick joke’, threats cited in Asia-Pacific declining media freedom summit

Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire talks about the global threat against journalists. Video: Café Pacific By David Robie in Paris When Reporters Without Borders chief Christophe Deloire introduced the Paris-based global media watchdog’s Asia-Pacific press freedom defenders to his overview last week, it was grim listening. First up in RSF’s catalogue of crimes and […]

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