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MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian police arrest 49 in attack, vandalising of Papuan dormitory

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Democracy, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, history, Human Rights, Indonesia, Justice, Language, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papuan Student Alliance, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papuan self-determination, West Papuan students  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian police arrest 49 in attack, vandalising of Papuan dormitory

The 49 arrested Papuan students in Surabaya police station after the protest. Image: Suara Papua By Bastian Tebai in Surabaya Indonesian police last night arrested 49 Papuan students who live at the Kamasan Papuan Dormitory in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya and they are being held at the district police headquarters (Polrestabes). There […]

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

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  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-Evening Report: Norwegian human rights activists call for action over Israeli ‘capture’ of ship

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, Justice, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Non-violence, Norway, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Peace and justice, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Norwegian human rights activists call for action over Israeli ‘capture’ of ship

Norwegian citizen Jan Petter Hammervold, 74, makes a ship-recorded plea before being seized by Israeli forces. He was ship’s cook on board Al Awda (The Return), is a board member of Ship to Gaza Norway and author of the book Fiskerne I Gaza (Gaza Fishers), about the 2018 Freedom Flotilla. New Zealander Mike Treen was […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Freedom Flotilla leader condemns Israeli brutality – Treen in jail

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Kia Ora Gaza, MIL OSI, Military, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Freedom Flotilla leader condemns Israeli brutality – Treen in jail

The Al Jazeera interview about the Israeli “hijacking” of the Freedom Flotilla in international waters on Sunday. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Freedom Flotilla Coalition spokesperson David Heap has accused Israeli forces of brutally attacking the international campaigners on board the Al Awda (The Return) fishing boat trying to breach the illegal blockade of Gaza Strip […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Angore landowners set LNG machinery on fire in more PNG unrest

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Development, English, Evening Report, Featured, Hela, Human Rights, Indigenous, Landowner protest, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Angore landowners set LNG machinery on fire in more PNG unrest

Charred machinery at the PD8 LPG development site in Hela province, PNG Highlands. Image: Michael Passingan/PNG News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In a show of frustration over the nonpayment of a business development grant, Angore landowners in Hela province have set fire to the massive Hides development LNG machinery on PDL 8 site as unrest […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Mendi community leaders welcome emergency state in PNG ‘wake up call’

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, riot, Rioting, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mendi community leaders welcome emergency state in PNG ‘wake up call’

Southern Highlands community leaders talk about the post-election crisis in their province. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Community leaders from the troubled Southern Highlands province have welcomed the Papua New government’s decision to declare a State of Emergency and plans to suspend the provincial government. Speaking in Port Moresby, they urged political leaders […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Barents: 25 years of successful cooperation

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Aid, Article, Civil Society, Culture, Education and research, English, EU, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Foreign and security policy, Government of Sweden, international, International development cooperation, MIL OSI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Municipalities and county councils, Open Source Intel, Public health and sport, Regional growth, Scandinavia, Sweden, The EU-representation, Transport and infrastructure, Youth policy  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Barents: 25 years of successful cooperation

Source: Government of Sweden Headline: Barents: 25 years of successful cooperation The Barents cooperation has laid the foundation for far-reaching people-to-people cooperation and high-level political dialogue in the European Arctic. The 25th anniversary of cooperation was marked by a seminar at the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the European Union on 5 June to highlight […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Working for women’s rights more difficult in many countries

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  A Feminist Government, Article, Civil Society, Democracy and human rights, English, EU, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Foreign and security policy, Gender Equality, Government of Sweden, international, MIL OSI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Sweden, Sweden in the UN Security Council, Sweden’s work in the European Council, The EU-representation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Working for women’s rights more difficult in many countries

Source: Government of Sweden Headline: Working for women’s rights more difficult in many countries According to a new report from the Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation, the space for women’s rights defenders is shrinking in many countries. On 5 June, Sweden’s Permanent Representation to the European Union showcased the report at a meeting with the Kvinna […]

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