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MIL-Evening Report: Indonesia arrests 67 Papuan students in Jayapura backing Vanuatu’s UN bid

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fri West Papua, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, Self Determination, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence, Youth  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Indonesia arrests 67 Papuan students in Jayapura backing Vanuatu’s UN bid

Arrested West Papuan students … backing Vanuatu’s bid for United Nations support for Papuan self-determination. Image: Voice WestPapuan By Benny Mawel in Jayapura Students from several tertiary institutions in the Papuan provincial capital of Jayapura have been holding actions to support efforts by Vanuatu and other Pacific countries to take the West Papua issue before […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Philippine protesters stage anti-martial law demos as Duterte trust plummets

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Civil Society, dictatorship, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Ferdinand Marcos, history, Human Rights, Martial Law, Media, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Philippine protesters stage anti-martial law demos as Duterte trust plummets

Protesters mark the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under Philippines dictator Marcos with demonstrations against President Duterte. Video: Rappler By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila Protesters have staged the most widespread barrage of protests yesterday against President Rodrigo Duterte, as Filipinos marked the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Rainbow Warrior returns to NZ for ‘oil free’ future and activist doco

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  Activism, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Climate, Climate Action, Development, Documentaries, English, Environment, Environmental activism, Evening Report, Featured, French nuclear tests, history, Media, Media activism, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Nuclear Free, Nuclear free Pacific, Oil industry, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Real climate action, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Rainbow Warrior returns to NZ for ‘oil free’ future and activist doco

Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman and the Rainbow Warrior skipper toss a wreath in memory of Fernando Pereira into the sea at the spot where the original bombed RW was scuttled in 1986 to create a living reef. Video: David Robie/Cafe Pacific Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Greenpeace’s flagship Rainbow Warrior 3 was welcomed in Matauri […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Pacific Island leaders tightening the screws on press freedom, dissent

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Human Rights, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Balance, China, Civil Society, English, Evening Report, Fairness, Featured, Fiji, free speech, Indonesia, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, Nauru human rights, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, press freedom, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, Samoa, Sexual abuse  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pacific Island leaders tightening the screws on press freedom, dissent

ANALYSIS: The three-hour “detention” of television New Zealand Pacific affairs reporter Barbara Dreaver for “breaking protocols” over interviewing refugees on Nauru. But Josef Benedict reports this is just part of the dismal media freedom scene in the Pacific. At this week’s gathering of key Pacific Island leaders on the Micronesian island of Nauru, conspicuously missing […]

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