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MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia independence ‘in their hearts’, but also a ‘scary’ future

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Independence, Indigenous, Kanak independence, Kanaky, MIL OSI, national flags, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Self Determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia independence ‘in their hearts’, but also a ‘scary’ future

Kanaks and long-time New Caledonian settlers get to vote on their future on November 4. But, as Michael Andrew of Asia Pacific Journalism points out, if Kanaks don’t get their wish for independence this time around, they have two more chances in 2020 and 2023 to vote for a new nation. In Noumea, two main […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian influence in the Pacific grows, brushing aside West Papua

By   /  August 4, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Chinese influence, Diplomacy, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Indonesian aid, Indonesian diplomacy, Johnny Blades, Justice, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Self Determination, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian influence in the Pacific grows, brushing aside West Papua

By Johnny Blades of RNZ Pacific in Wellington Indonesia’s influence in the Pacific Islands is growing, but is shadowed by disquiet over its region of Papua, known widely as West Papua. The West Papuan independence movement has significant traction in the region, where it continues to push for its self-determination aspirations to be addressed by […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Noumea visitors help Vanuatu celebrate 38 years of freedom

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Celebration, Christianity, Culture, Development, Economics, English, Evening Report, Featured, Independence, Indigenous, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political freedom, Reportage, Reports, Self Determination, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Noumea visitors help Vanuatu celebrate 38 years of freedom

Families celebrating Vanuatu’s 38th Independence Day in the same named Port Vila park yesterday. Image: Vanuatu Daily Post By Len Garae in Port Vila An estimated more than 4000 strong crowd threatened to spill over into the parade grounds at Independence Park during the 38th Independence Anniversary Ceremony yesterday. Police had to be posted to […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Housing issue not just ethnic – Pākehā leaders have ‘failed’, says author

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Economics, English, Evening Report, Featured, Housing, Human Rights, Immigration, Justice, Labour, Maori, Maori history, Migration, Migration policy, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pakeha, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Self Determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Housing issue not just ethnic – Pākehā leaders have ‘failed’, says author

AUT Policy Observatory’s Dr David Hall (from left, podium) with fellow “fair borders” panellists Dr Arama Rata, Andrew Chen and Dr Evelyn Masters at last night’s discussion. Image: Rhahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai Author and researcher David Hall has criticised anti-immigration rhetoric in New Zealand’s housing crisis, saying a more serious problem is “Pākehā leaders […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Traumatised Papuan villagers flee Indonesian military in Nduga

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Benny Wenda, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua, Human Rights, Indigenous, MIL OSI, Military, Nduga, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Security, Self Determination, West Papua, West Papua National Liberation Army, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Traumatised Papuan villagers flee Indonesian military in Nduga

By RNZ Pacific Thousands of West Papuan villagers have reportedly fled from their homes in a remote regency due to conflict between Indonesian military forces and pro-independence fighters. This follows a string of deaths in Nduga regency where Indonesian security forces and the West Papua National Liberation Army have exchanged gunfire in recent weeks. Three […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Front page, Hawaii, Indigenous, Legal Issues, Media, Media Law, Micronesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Self Determination, Special Report  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

The Pacific Media Centre’s Dr Sylvia C. Frain talks to human rights lawyer Julian Aguon, who recently won a landmark case in the Guam Supreme Court upholding the separation of powers doctrine, on issues ranging from law school and social justice to indigenous peoples and the right of self-determination in Guam, West Papua and beyond. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Analysis, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Defence, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Fiji, Front page, Hawaii, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Intelligence, International Law, Justice, law, Legal, Legal Issues, Media, Media Intelligence, Media Law, Melanesia, Micronesia, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Security, Self Determination, Solomon Islands, Special Report, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tonga, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The Pacific Media Centre’s Dr Sylvia C. Frain talks to human rights lawyer Julian Aguon, who recently won a landmark case in the Guam Supreme Court upholding the separation of powers doctrine, on issues ranging from law school and social justice to indigenous peoples and […]

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MIL-OSI Reportage: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Education, English, Front page, Hawaii, Indigenous, Legal Issues, Media, Media Law, Micronesia, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Reportage, Self Determination, Special Report, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Reportage: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The Pacific Media Centre’s Dr Sylvia C. Frain talks to human rights lawyer Julian Aguon, who recently won a landmark case in the Guam Supreme Court upholding the separation of powers doctrine, on issues ranging from law school and social justice to indigenous peoples and […]

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