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MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan ‘independence day’ – nationalist thugs attack rally in Surabaya

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  Act of Free Choice, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, CTF, David Robie, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Independence, KB, Lead, melanesian solidarity, MIL OSI, Morning Star, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, referendum, Reportage, West Papua, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan ‘independence day’ – nationalist thugs attack rally in Surabaya

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – From the Pacific Media Centre By Tony Firman of Tirto in Surabaya A protest action by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Indonesia’s East Java provincial capital of Surabaya yesterday demanding self-determination for West Papua has been attacked by a group of ormas (social or mass […]

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MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia vote stirs painful memories – and a hopeful future

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, David Robie, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, France, Human Rights, Indigenous, Kanak independence, Kanaky, KB, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, referendum, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia vote stirs painful memories – and a hopeful future

David Robie, who reported from New Caledonia during the 1980s for Islands Business magazine, New Zealand Times and other media, returned to the French Pacific possession to observe last weekend’s historic referendum. He was also on board the Rainbow Warrior, the Greenpeace environmental ship that was bombed by French secret agents during the height of […]

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