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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: Duterte says as ‘parent of nation,’ he can order detention of ‘tambays’

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, arrests, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Killings, Loitering, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Police brutality, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Tambays, Youth  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Duterte says as ‘parent of nation,’ he can order detention of ‘tambays’

‘Father of the nation’ President Rodrigo Duterte defends his order against loiterers. Image: Malacañang By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has cited the power of the state to act as parents of persons needing protection as a defence of his order against “tambays” (loiterers). “Of course, I can accost you. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Kontras urges Jokowi to resolve Papuan Wasior human rights case

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Justice, Kontras, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Torture, Wasior, West Papua, West Papua human rights  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Kontras urges Jokowi to resolve Papuan Wasior human rights case

Dozens of youth and students hold a candlelit protest in front of the Diponegoro University campus, Semarang, in 2013 over the human rights abuses that occurred in Wasior and Wamena in 2001. Image: PY/WPAN By Karina M. Tehusijarana in Jakarta Indonesia’s Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has urged President Joko “Jokowi” […]

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