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MIL-OSI NGOs: Australia: Refugee children on Nauru facing ‘dire health situation’

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, I Welcome, KB, MIL OSI, Nauru, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Refugees  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Australia: Refugee children on Nauru facing ‘dire health situation’

Source: Amnesty International – 18 Oct 2018, 11:56am Children playing near the Refugee Processing Centre on Nauru © Private With the critical situation on Nauru deteriorating even further, Amnesty International is calling on the Australian government to show leadership, and urgently bring all refugees and asylum-seekers to Australia. Dr Graham Thom, Amnesty International Australia’s Refugee […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Australia: ‘Wretched situation’ for refugees on Nauru as health crisis escalates

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  Amnesty International, Australia, English, MIL OSI, Nauru, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Refugees  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Australia: ‘Wretched situation’ for refugees on Nauru as health crisis escalates

Source: Amnesty International – 11 Oct 2018, 10:55am In response to the urgent call made by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today for all refugees and asylum-seekers to be immediately evacuated from Nauru, Roshika Deo, Pacific Researcher at Amnesty International, said: “Today the world learned first-hand, from medical experts, exactly how wretched the situation is for […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Loss of MSF mental health carers from Nauru heightens fears for children

By   /  October 7, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Children, Doctors Without Borders, English, Evening Report, Featured, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Medecins Sans Frontieres, mental health, MIL OSI, MSF, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, Nauru human rights, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Loss of MSF mental health carers from Nauru heightens fears for children

Doctors Without Borders staff at a display tent during Nauru’s 50th independence celebrations in January. Image: MSF Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Health and human rights advocates fear the mental ill-health of refugees on Nauru could worsen following the Pacific government’s move to scrap a vital support service. Doctors Without Borders (MSF – Médecins Sans Frontières) […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Climate change and security big focus for Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  accreditation, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Barbara Dreaver, Climate, Donald Trump, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Global Warming, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Paris Agreement, PMC Reportage, press freedom, Reportage, Reports, Text  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Climate change and security big focus for Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru

Climate change is a major worry to the Pacific Islands and it was the major talking point at the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) earlier this month. Barbara Dreaver of Television New Zealand, who was detained and questioned in Nauru, talks to Sri Krishnamurthi of Asia-Pacific Report. Two significant events happened at the 49th Pacific Islands […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Refugees, journalist detention in Nauru ‘overshadow Pacific issues’

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Asylum Seekers, Barbara Dreaver, Climate, Climate Change, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, Nauru human rights, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific issues, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, Text  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Refugees, journalist detention in Nauru ‘overshadow Pacific issues’

Support was widespread for journalist Barbara Dreaver’s detention at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru earlier this month. But, reports Maxine Jacobs for Asia Pacific Journalism, some commentators argue journalists should abide by their host nation’s reporting regulations and the Nauru refugee crisis is not as important to Pacific nations as it is to New […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Japanese development aid funding splits Pacific unity on key WHO post

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, English, Evening Report, Health and Fitness, Health Policy, Japan, Malaysia, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Islands health, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, WHO, World Health Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Japanese development aid funding splits Pacific unity on key WHO post

Dr Colin Tukuitonga, a New Zealander of Niuean descent and proposed by New Zealand, was given resounding support for his nomination from Pacific countries. Image: AUT The Western Pacific post for the World Health Organisation is a vitally important role for the region. However, reports Sri Krishnamurthi for Asia Pacific Journalism, the earlier unity over […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Refugee children on Nauru ‘living without hope’, says advocacy group

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Child rights, Children, Detention Centres, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Manus Island, Migration, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political asylum, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, United Nations, Youth  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Refugee children on Nauru ‘living without hope’, says advocacy group

Children outside RPC3 tents in Nauru … situation “untenable”. Image: Refugee Action Coalition/RNZ Pacific By RNZ Pacific A legal advocacy group has told the UN Human Rights Council that more than 100 asylum seeker and refugee children are living without hope on Nauru. The Human Rights Law Centre addressed the latest council session in Geneva. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Joanne Wallis: Australia needs to sing from same song sheet as Pacific

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Biketawa Declaration, Boe Declaration, Climate, English, Environment, Environmental security, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Labour, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru human rights, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Joanne Wallis: Australia needs to sing from same song sheet as Pacific

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne … hamstrung at the PIF summit in Nauru this week by Australia’s hypocritical policies. Image: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat By Joanne Wallis in Nauru Australia’s new Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne probably envied New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s welcome at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ meeting in […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Pacific Forum backs ‘constructive engagement’ over West Papua

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, MIL OSI, Nauru, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Self Determination, Vanuatu, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pacific Forum backs ‘constructive engagement’ over West Papua

Vanuatu’s Foreign Minister Ralph Regenvanu … support for West Papua at Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru encouraging. Image: PIFS By Royson Willie in Port Vila The Pacific Islands Forum has supported “constructive engagement” with Indonesia over “elections and human rights” at this week’s leaders summit in Nauru. Just before the final communique was released by […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Climate change tops action at Forum in spite of Canberra’s resistance

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Change, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Labour, Labour mobility, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru human rights, Open Source Intel, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Climate change tops action at Forum in spite of Canberra’s resistance

Nauru … host nation of the 49th Pacific Islands Forum leaders summit. Image: John Pulu/Tagata Pasifika Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Climate change, labour mobility and West Papua are some of the issues that Vanuatu played a key part in discussions during this week’s Pacific Islands Forum leaders summit meeting in Nauru. Foreign Affairs Minister Ralph […]

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