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MIL-OSI NGOs: Egypt: repression now ‘more extreme’ than under Mubarak

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  Amnesty International, Death Penalty, Egypt, English, freedom of expression, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Egypt: repression now ‘more extreme’ than under Mubarak

Source: Amnesty International – New ‘Egypt, an Open-Air Prison for Critics’ campaign launched    Since last December, at least 111 people detained for criticising president or human rights situation 35 people recently detained for protesting against fare increases on Cairo metro ‘It is currently more dangerous to criticise the government in Egypt than at any […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Ethiopia: Police must face immediate investigation after five protesters shot dead

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, Ethiopia, freedom of expression, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Ethiopia: Police must face immediate investigation after five protesters shot dead

Source: Amnesty International – 17 Sep 2018, 07:23pm Amnesty International today called on the Ethiopian authorities to thoroughly and effectively investigate the violent dispersal of demonstrators by police in Addis Ababa in which five people were shot dead. Today’s deaths follow a weekend of ethnic clashes in which more than 58 people were killed. The […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Media freedom commentators condemn Nauru ‘gag’ actions

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Media freedom commentators condemn Nauru ‘gag’ actions

Television New Zealand Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver talks to media in Nauru yesterday following her release after being detained by police for almost four hours. Image: RNZ Pacific By RNZ Morning Report New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrived today for the leader’s retreat at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru where she is expected […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Northern Ireland: deep concern at arrest of investigative journalists

By   /  September 1, 2018  /  Amnesty International, English, freedom of expression, Journalists, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Northern Ireland, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Northern Ireland: deep concern at arrest of investigative journalists

Source: Amnesty International – 31 Aug 2018, 01:58pm Amnesty International has said it is deeply concerned at the reported arrest of two investigative journalists in Northern Ireland. Journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, who worked on the documentary film ‘No Stone Unturned’ about the 1994 Loughinisland massacre, have been arrested and are being questioned by […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Egypt: no justice for 900 Rabaa Massacre victims, as mass show trial continues

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Amnesty International, Egypt, English, freedom of expression, Journalists, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Egypt: no justice for 900 Rabaa Massacre victims, as mass show trial continues

Source: Amnesty International – On 14 August 2013, security forces opened fire on people in protest camps in two squares in Cairo, killing hundreds Photojournalist ‘Shawkan’ among 739 on trial while army officers are promised immunity from prosecution under new law    The Egyptian authorities’ failure to hold anyone to account for the massacre by […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Controversial ‘Confucius’ doco gets mixed response at NZ universities

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Censorship, China, Culture, Documentary, English, Evening Report, Falun Gong, Featured, Filmmaking, freedom of expression, Global, Human Rights, In The Name of Confucius, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Controversial ‘Confucius’ doco gets mixed response at NZ universities

In The Name Of Confucius trailer for the 52-minute documentary. A Chinese government-sponsored cultural and education programme offers Mandarin lessons around the world. But a new film raises questions about a darker side of the Confucius Institutes, reports Rahul Bhattarai of Asia Pacific Journalism. Chinese-born Canadian film director Doris Liu has had her visa to […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG Facebook ban threat casts shadow over Pacific media freedom

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, English, Evening Report, Facebook, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Freedom of Speech, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Social Media  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG Facebook ban threat casts shadow over Pacific media freedom

Papua New Guinea threatened to temporarily ban Facebook earlier this year. With the APEC conference looming in November, the question remains whether this was an attack on freedom of speech. Jessica Marshall of Asia-Pacific Journalism reports in a two-part series on the Pacific internet.In March, it was revealed that the data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PMC Seminar: Okinawa’s media response to US military presence

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Event, freedom of expression, Media, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PMC Seminar: Okinawa’s media response to US military presence

Event date and time:  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 OKINAWA MEDIA AND THE MILITARYThe US military presence in Okinawa has been at the center of Okinawa’s politics, its relations with the central government in Tokyo and the US-Japan relations since 1945. The US bases and facilities occupy 20 percent of the island […]

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MIL-OSI Reportage: PMC Seminar: Okinawa’s media response to US military presence

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Education, English, Event, freedom of expression, Media, MIL OSI, Military, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Reportage, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Reportage: PMC Seminar: Okinawa’s media response to US military presence

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Event date and time:  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 OKINAWA MEDIA AND THE MILITARYThe US military presence in Okinawa has been at the center of Okinawa’s politics, its relations with the central government in Tokyo and the US-Japan relations since 1945. The […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: PMC Seminar: Okinawa’s media response to US military presence

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, Analysis, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Education, English, Event, freedom of expression, Japan, Media, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Military, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Politics, Technology, Tertiary Education, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: PMC Seminar: Okinawa’s media response to US military presence

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Event date and time:  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 OKINAWA MEDIA AND THE MILITARYThe US military presence in Okinawa has been at the center of Okinawa’s politics, its relations with the central government in Tokyo and the US-Japan relations since 1945. The […]

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