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MIL-Evening Report: Human rights watchdog calls for police probe into ‘unclear’ Papua killings

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Army engineers, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, Indigenous, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, OPM, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Security, Self Determination, West Papua, West Papua National Liberation Army, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Human rights watchdog calls for police probe into ‘unclear’ Papua killings

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesian police should investigate a Papuan armed group’s killing of at least 17 people, including a soldier, at a construction area in Nduga in Papua’s densely forested Central Highlands earlier this month, Human Rights Watch said today. The circumstances of the killings on December 2 remained unclear, said the watchdog. Papuan […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Stop harassing Rappler, media advocacy groups tell Duterte

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Freedom of Information, Global, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Rappler, Reportage, Reports, Tax evasion  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Stop harassing Rappler, media advocacy groups tell Duterte

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) have written a joint open letter to the prosecutor-general of the Philippines calling for an end to the orchestrated harassment of the news website Rappler and its editor, Maria Ressa, which began more than a year ago. The website, which […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Bryan Kramer: Who was culprit behind O’Neill government revenge on Waide?

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, EMTV, EMTV News, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Bryan Kramer: Who was culprit behind O’Neill government revenge on Waide?

COMMENT: By Bryan Kramer, MP for Madang Papua New Guinea’s O’Neill government has taken revenge against senior EMTV Reporter Scott Waide, who was suspended over his broadcasting of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s comments about the Maserati scandal. I was informed soon after APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) that the O’Neil  actually planned on […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG Media Council says bring back Waide – stop attacking free media

By   /  November 25, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, Maserati, Maseratis, Media, Media Council of PNG, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Newshub, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, press freedom, Reportage, Reports, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG Media Council says bring back Waide – stop attacking free media

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Media Council of PNG has called on the board and management of Media Niugini Limited to allow senior EMTV journalist Scott Waide to return to active duty. This follows Waide’s suspension for reportedly broadcasting a “negative” news story on national EMTV News relayed by the New Zealand Newshub television from […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Open letter from MP for Wabag: EMTV move ‘dictatorship before our eyes’

By   /  November 25, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, CTF, dictatorship, DJF, EMTV, EMTV News, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Internet, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, scott waide, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Open letter from MP for Wabag: EMTV move ‘dictatorship before our eyes’

OPINION: By Dr Lino Jeremaih Tom, MP for Wabag The suspension of EMTV deputy news editor Scott Waide has brought us to a new low in Papua New Guinea’s downward spiral. Freedom of speech and expression are a fundamental constitutional right entrenched in the constitution, are pillars of democracy and this suspension is a breach […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Report fake page to Facebook plea from Fiji Times editor

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Fake News, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Report fake page to Facebook plea from Fiji Times editor

Fiji Times appeals to readers on its website today to report the fake page to Facebook. Image: PMC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Fiji Times has appealed to readers to report a fake Facebook account purporting to be the official page of the daily newspaper. In a message posted on the newspaper’s website today, editor-in-chief […]

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