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MIL-Evening Report: Tasered, beaten, handcuffed but Mike Treen says ‘I would do it all again’

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Human Rights, Justice, Kia Ora Gaza, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Tasered, beaten, handcuffed but Mike Treen says ‘I would do it all again’

Unite Union leader Mike Treen (second from right), Kia Ora Gaza spokesperson Roger Fowler and Palestinian human rights supporters Billy Hania and Heidi Jia at Auckland International Airport today. Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Unite Union national director Mike Treen arrived in Auckland today and told of his brutal experience at the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns Nine-Fairfax merger as threat to media pluralism in Australia

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Channel Nine, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Fairfax, Fairfax Media, Featured, Investigative journalism, Media, Media Freedom, Media merger, MIL OSI, Nine Network, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns Nine-Fairfax merger as threat to media pluralism in Australia

There is concern about the editorial independence of The Age newspaper, one of the jewels of the Fairfax Media empire, now that it is to be run by Nine Entertainment. Image: William West /RSF/AFP Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is extremely concerned about pluralism and respect for editorial independence in the new […]

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MIL-Evening Report: An open letter to Israel: The global ‘blockade busters’ sail in peace

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Israeli occupation, Justice, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: An open letter to Israel: The global ‘blockade busters’ sail in peace

By Chris Graham on board the Al Awda By the time you read this, I’ll be sailing on an old, converted fishing trawler from Sicily, Italy, headed for Gaza, Palestine, the tiny sea port in the bottom right corner of the Mediterranean Sea. I’m on board the Al Awda as a journalist, covering the Freedom […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Nauru, Fiji and Pacific Facebook gags criticised in Asia-Pacific media freedom summit

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Censorship, David Robie, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Facebook, Fiji, Lead, Media Freedom, media killings, MIL OSI, Nauru, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reporters Sans Frontieres, RSF  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nauru, Fiji and Pacific Facebook gags criticised in Asia-Pacific media freedom summit

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – [embedded content]Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire talks about the global threat against journalists.Video: Café PacificBy David Robie in ParisWHEN 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 […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Danish rescue diver praises Thai ‘cool’ kids in Mission Impossible

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Cave, Divers, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, flooding, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, rescue, Security, Thailand  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Danish rescue diver praises Thai ‘cool’ kids in Mission Impossible

Search and rescue coordinator Narongsak Osotthanakorn (centre) announces that all 12 boys and their coach have been safely rescued from their cave in Thailand. Image: Bangkok Post A Danish diver involved in the mission to successfully save 12 boys and their football coach from flooded Tham Luang cave in Thailand has hailed the children as […]

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MIL-Evening Report: This week in history – the Rainbow Warrior bombing as told to ABC’s Nightlife

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  ABC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, anti-nuclear, David Robie, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, eyes of fire, Lead, MIL OSI, nuclear bombs, Nuclear Free, Nuclear Testing, nuclear tests, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Radio, Rainbow Warrior, Reportage, rongelap, state terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: This week in history – the Rainbow Warrior bombing as told to ABC’s Nightlife

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Pacific environmental and political journalist David Robie has recalled the bombing of the original Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior 33 years ago in an interview with host Sarah Macdonald on the ABC’s Nightlife “This Week in History” programme. Dr Robie, now professor of journalism […]

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