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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: UN official defends West Papuan rights – free speech, peaceful assembly

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Global, Human Rights, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Morning Star, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, UN News, United Nations, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: UN official defends West Papuan rights – free speech, peaceful assembly

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan rights to freedom of speech and peaceful assembly have been defended by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in a response to the mass arrests of Papuan protesters during flag raising ceremonies earlier this month. “These are indigenous people at the end of the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Business as usual’ vows Parkop after storming of PNG Parliament, rioting

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, Labour, Looting, MIL OSI, Military, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Security, Wages  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Business as usual’ vows Parkop after storming of PNG Parliament, rioting

The National Parliament of Papua New Guinea came under attack yesterday as angry police and corrections officers stormed into Parliament Haus and destroyed the main entrance.  Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk National District Governor Powes Parkop has pledged that it will be business as usual today in the Papua New Guinean capital of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Hundreds of protesting PNG police move in on Parliament over pay

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, Labour, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Police, Politics, Protest, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Security, Strikes, Wages  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Hundreds of protesting PNG police move in on Parliament over pay

By RNZ Pacific Hundreds of Papua New Guinea police have descended on Parliament Haus in the Port Moresby suburb of Waigani demanding payments they say they are owed for providing security at last weekend’s APEC leaders summit. RNZ Pacific’s correspondent in PNG, Melvin Levongo, said multiple police vehicles with armed police were involved. He said […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Former PM Sir Mekere blasts ‘lavish staging’ and ‘ridicule’ of APEC

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APEC 2018, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asia Pacific Report, Corruption, CTF, Diplomacy, DJF, Economics, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Peter O'Neill, PMC Reportage, Polio, Politics, Protest, Reportage, Reports, Sir Mekere Morauta, Winston Peters  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Former PM Sir Mekere blasts ‘lavish staging’ and ‘ridicule’ of APEC

NZ Foreign Minister Winston Peters announces a K22 million (NZ$10 million) aid project to help polio vaccination for Papua New Guineans at the St John Ambulance Operations Centre in Port Moresby. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former prime minister has accused Papua New Guinea’s current leader Peter O’Neill of exposing the country […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Six activists detained for staging palm oil shipboard rally, says Greenpeace

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Greenpeace International, Human Rights, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, palm oil, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Six activists detained for staging palm oil shipboard rally, says Greenpeace

Greenpeace activists unfurl a banner reading “Drop Dirty Palm Oil Now” at a Wilmar International palm oil refinery in Bitung, North Sulawesi, in September. Image: Jurnasyanto Sukarno/Greenpeace Indonesia By Ivany Atina Arbi in Jakarta Six Greenpeace activists have reportedly been detained by the captain of the tanker Stolt Tenacity for staging a rally against global […]

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