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MIL-Evening Report: Rights violations, censorship threatens EU-Vietnam deal, says watchdog

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Censorship, Cyber-censorship, Dissent, English, Evening Report, Free trade, Free Trade Agreement, Gender, Human Rights, Human Rights Defenders, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Peaceful protest, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Vietnam  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Rights violations, censorship threatens EU-Vietnam deal, says watchdog

Vietnam’s human rights record could jeopardise an upcoming free trade deal with the European Union, according to Human Rights Watch. Asia-Pacific Journalism’s Jessica Marshall reports. A global human rights watchdog claims that Vietnam’s human rights record could jeopardise a free trade deal with the European Union. A warning letter by Human Rights Watch, dated September […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Nauru authorities detain TVNZ Pacific reporter for interviewing refugee

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Censorship, English, Evening Report, Featured, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru Agreement, Nauru detention centre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nauru authorities detain TVNZ Pacific reporter for interviewing refugee

TVNZ’s Barbara Dreaver … a respected Pacific correspondent who has reported the region for many years. Image: TVNZ screenshot By RNZ Pacific New Zealand journalist Barbara Dreaver has been detained by authorities in Nauru while covering the Pacific Islands Forum summit, reports Television New Zealand. TVNZ said Dreaver was conducting an interview with a refugee […]

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MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns jail terms for two Myanmar journalists in ‘sham trial’

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Atrocities, Censorship, Democracy, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Justice, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Official secrets, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Trial  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns jail terms for two Myanmar journalists in ‘sham trial’

Turmoil outside the Yangon court at the end of the trial of Kyaw Soe Oo (below) and Wa Lone in Myanmar yesterday. Image: Ye Aung Tha/AFP/RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders has condemned the seven-year prison sentences imposed on two Reuters reporters in the Myanmar city of Yangon yesterday at the end of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Aid groups call on Pacific leaders to end Nauru refugee ‘stain in region’

By   /  September 1, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, child refugees, Children, Development, English, Evening Report, Featured, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Justice, Manus Island, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugee Crisis, Refugees, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Aid groups call on Pacific leaders to end Nauru refugee ‘stain in region’

Some of the children in the refugee camp on the island of Nauru. Image: SBS/Rural Australians for Fefugees/File Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Amnesty International has joined 80 other NGOs in urging Pacific leaders to demand the closure of the Australian-funded immigration detention camp on Nauru  when they meet in the Pacific nation next week, reports SBS […]

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