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MIL-Evening Report: Bernhard Marjen: West Papuan journalist and ex-policeman

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, Obituary, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Bernhard Marjen: West Papuan journalist and ex-policeman

Bernhard Marjen’s funeral earlier this month. Image: Sincha Dimara/My Land, My Country blog OBITUARY: By Sincha Damara in Port Moresby Bernhard Marjen was born in 1955 in Sorido, a village on the island of Biak on the West Papua side of the border with Papua New Guinea. His father was a radio broadcaster, they moved […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Kontras urges Jokowi to resolve Papuan Wasior human rights case

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Justice, Kontras, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Torture, Wasior, West Papua, West Papua human rights  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Kontras urges Jokowi to resolve Papuan Wasior human rights case

Dozens of youth and students hold a candlelit protest in front of the Diponegoro University campus, Semarang, in 2013 over the human rights abuses that occurred in Wasior and Wamena in 2001. Image: PY/WPAN By Karina M. Tehusijarana in Jakarta Indonesia’s Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has urged President Joko “Jokowi” […]

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MIL-Evening Report: New military counter-terrorism unit arrests 5 West Papuans, says Jubi

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, Anti-terror laws, Anti-terrorism, APR, arrests, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Commandos, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Science-Technology, Special forces, Tabloid Jubi, Victor Mambor, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: New military counter-terrorism unit arrests 5 West Papuans, says Jubi

The Joint Special Operations Command (Koopssusgab), a joint military counter-terrorism unit, was reportedly involved n the arrests. Graphic: Tabloid Jubi By Victor Mambor in Jayapura Five civilians in Timika have reportedly been arrested by the newly reactivated military counter-terrorism unit for “aspiring” to West Papuan independence. “At 10pm on Saturday June 9, Orpa Wanjomal (40) […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Green co-leader slams human rights ‘obscenity’ over West Papua

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua Campaign, Green Party, Human Rights, Indigenous, Melanesian, MIL OSI, Morning Star, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Green co-leader slams human rights ‘obscenity’ over West Papua

Green Party co-leader … “We are standing in solidarity with women leaders of indigenous movements around the world and around the Pacific.” Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson last night condemned the “obscenity” of jailing West Papuans by Indonesian authorities for raising their Morning Star flag of independence. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: O’Neill ‘undermining’ Bougainville peace deal, vote plan, says Miriori

By   /  May 8, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville Autonomous Region, Bougainville autonomy, Bougainville independence, Bougainville referendum, Documentary, English, Evening Report, Featured, Martin Miriori, MIL OSI, Military, Mining, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Peter O'Neill, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Soldiers Without Guns, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: O’Neill ‘undermining’ Bougainville peace deal, vote plan, says Miriori

The trailer for New Zealand documentary maker Will Watson’s forthcoming documentary about the Bougainville peace process, Soldiers Without Guns. Video: Boosted Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A Bougainvillean leader has accused Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O’Neill of “undermining” the island’s 17-year-old peace agreement and the independence vote due next year. Martin Miriori also condemned […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Journalist turns tales of undercover Papuan reporting into love novel

By   /  May 7, 2018  /  AJI, Alliance of Independent Journalists, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Books, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free press, Journalism, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Publishing, Reportage, Reports, Reviews, Undercover, West Papua, West Papuan culture, West Papuan independence, West Papuan novel  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Journalist turns tales of undercover Papuan reporting into love novel

BOOK REVIEW: By Bambang Muryanto in Yogyakarta A Dutch freelance journalist, Rohan (a pen name), had been interested in the political turmoil in Papua for years. In 2015, his application for a journalistic visa was denied. The 32-year-old then decided to embark on an undercover reporting assignment in the country’s easternmost province. For 153 days, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PMC director condemns ‘targeting’ of journalists and silence on West Papua

By   /  May 5, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Civil Society, David Robie, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua, freedom of expression, Indonesia, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Vietnam, West Papua, World Press Freedom Day, WPFD2017  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PMC director condemns ‘targeting’ of journalists and silence on West Papua

class=”td-post-featured-image”> By Jean Bell in Auckland An alarming number of “targeted” journalists being killed and West Papua media for independence were just some of the topics covered in wide-ranging seminar by the director of the Pacific Media Centre last night. Professor David Robie called for the media, universities and journalism schools to take their Pacific […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Free media week killings underscore crimes impunity against journalists

By   /  May 3, 2018  /  Afghanistan, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, China, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Health and Fitness, Indonesia, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu, West Papua, World Press Freedom Day, World Press Freedom Index  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Free media week killings underscore crimes impunity against journalists

class=”td-post-featured-image”> The media freedom monitoring group Reporters Without Borders details how it has trained journalists in Afghanistan to be aware of double suicide bomb attacks. Video: Euronews BRIEFING: By David Robie Monday – just three days before today’s World Press Freedom Day – was the deadliest day for news media in Afghanistan in 17 years. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Greenpeace blasts palm oil industry deforestation in West Papua

By   /  May 1, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, deforestation, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, forests, Greenpeace Indonesia, Greenpeace International, Indonesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, palm oil, PMC Reportage, Politics, Rainforests, Reportage, Reports, Sustainability, West Papua, West Papuan deforestation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Greenpeace blasts palm oil industry deforestation in West Papua

class=”td-post-featured-image”> readability=”38″> One of the massive deforestation areas in the PT Megakarya Jaya Raya concession in Papua, Indonesia. Other images show a lunar-like devastation over huge areas. Image: Greenpeace International readability=”169.61647830842″> Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A palm oil supplier to Mars, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever is destroying rainforests in the Indonesian-ruled Papua region, a new […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Pacific research strategies get airing on PMC’s Southern Cross radio

By   /  April 30, 2018  /  95bFM, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Facebook, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, NZ Institute for Pacific Research, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific research, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Radio, Radio 95bFM, Reportage, Reports, Research, Southern Cross, Vanuatu, West Papua, World Press Freedom Index  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pacific research strategies get airing on PMC’s Southern Cross radio

class=”td-post-featured-image”> readability=”38″> Pacific Media Centre journalist and digital media student with NZ Institute for Pacific Research operations manager Evelyn Masters at University of Auckland’s Radio 95bFM today. Image: David Robie/PMC readability=”66.617283950617″> Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Operations manager of the NZ Institute for Pacific Research, Dr Evelyn Masters, presented an introduction to regional initiatives and a […]

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