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MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian police arrest 49 in attack, vandalising of Papuan dormitory

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Democracy, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, history, Human Rights, Indonesia, Justice, Language, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papuan Student Alliance, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papuan self-determination, West Papuan students  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian police arrest 49 in attack, vandalising of Papuan dormitory

The 49 arrested Papuan students in Surabaya police station after the protest. Image: Suara Papua By Bastian Tebai in Surabaya Indonesian police last night arrested 49 Papuan students who live at the Kamasan Papuan Dormitory in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya and they are being held at the district police headquarters (Polrestabes). There […]

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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: An open letter to Israel: The global ‘blockade busters’ sail in peace

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Israeli occupation, Justice, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: An open letter to Israel: The global ‘blockade busters’ sail in peace

By Chris Graham on board the Al Awda By the time you read this, I’ll be sailing on an old, converted fishing trawler from Sicily, Italy, headed for Gaza, Palestine, the tiny sea port in the bottom right corner of the Mediterranean Sea. I’m on board the Al Awda as a journalist, covering the Freedom […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Mendi mayhem destroyed 42,000 vaccine shots for PNG children

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arson, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, Development, English, Evening Report, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Mendi, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, riot, Rioting, Security, Southern Highlands, vaccines  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mendi mayhem destroyed 42,000 vaccine shots for PNG children

The blazing Air Niugini Link PNG aircraft at Mendi airport. Image: EMTV News By Sally Pokiton in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s mayhem in the Southern Highlands capital of Mendi earlier this month caused destruction of 42,000 vaccine innoculations meant for children aged under 5. The innoculations were ruined when the Air Niugini Dash 8 […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Uneasy calm in PNG’s Highlands as O’Neill sends in massive force

By   /  June 24, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, English, Evening Report, Featured, Hela, Human Rights, Landowners, LNG, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea LNG, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Security, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Uneasy calm in PNG’s Highlands as O’Neill sends in massive force

PNG soldiers in action in the Highlands … quelling the unrest. Image: PNG Mine Watch BRIEFING: By Keith Jackson This week turned out to be one of those only too frequent turbulent periods in Papua New Guinea when you never know what’s going to happen and, for long periods, who might be in charge. And […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’ in Mendi strife

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Conflict Reporting, David Robie, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, extraction industry, Landowners, Lead, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, PNG, PNG Defence Force, political protest, Protest, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’ in Mendi strife

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – From Asia Pacific Report A former Papua New Guinea military commander has warned that he is “concerned, if not frightened” that the PNG Defence Force may be deploying police and soldiers in the troubled Southern Highlands province facing a deadly weapon. Ex-Brigadier-General Jerry Singirok , a […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Angore landowners set LNG machinery on fire in more PNG unrest

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Development, English, Evening Report, Featured, Hela, Human Rights, Indigenous, Landowner protest, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Angore landowners set LNG machinery on fire in more PNG unrest

Charred machinery at the PD8 LPG development site in Hela province, PNG Highlands. Image: Michael Passingan/PNG News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In a show of frustration over the nonpayment of a business development grant, Angore landowners in Hela province have set fire to the massive Hides development LNG machinery on PDL 8 site as unrest […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Military munitions, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Defence Force, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, riot, Rioting, Security, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Former military chief warns PNG soldiers could be ‘outgunned’

A deadly MAG 58 Model 60-20 machine gun mounted on a pick-up truck in the Southern Highlands. Image: This Land, My Country blog Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A former Papua New Guinea military commander has warned that he is “concerned, if not frightened” that the PNG Defence Force may be deploying police and soldiers in […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Mendi community leaders welcome emergency state in PNG ‘wake up call’

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, riot, Rioting, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mendi community leaders welcome emergency state in PNG ‘wake up call’

Southern Highlands community leaders talk about the post-election crisis in their province. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Community leaders from the troubled Southern Highlands province have welcomed the Papua New government’s decision to declare a State of Emergency and plans to suspend the provincial government. Speaking in Port Moresby, they urged political leaders […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG troops arrive in Mendi – PM and politicians apologise for riot ‘distress’

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Justice, Mendi, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG LPG Project, Politics, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, Southern Highlands  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG troops arrive in Mendi – PM and politicians apologise for riot ‘distress’

Southern Highlands protesters declare “No Southern Highlands government, then no PNG gas project or government services”. Image: Freeze frame from social media video by Sedrick Ranpi Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk More than 100 Papua New Guinea soldiers from Taurama Barracks First Royal Pacific Islands Regiment arrived in the Southern Highlands capital of Mendi at the […]

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