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BRIEFING: Special report by Jodesz Gavilan and Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Human rights activists say that the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is...

By Ryan Dagur in Jakarta A wave of protests has swept Indonesia in recent days after legislation criminalising criticism of lawmakers took effect last week. President...

ANALYSIS: By Marites Dañguilan Vitug in Manila A year ago, the White House barred some members of the press from attending an informal briefing, a...

By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila Bishops have called for vigilance in the face of a "creeping dictatorship," as the Philippines marked the 32nd anniversary...

EDITORIAL OPINION: Dan McGarry and Marc Neil-Jones of the Vanuatu Daily Post call for media associations and professionals throughout the Pacific to act to...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Kodao Productions, a Philippine alternative news website, is still down after being the target of a cyber-attack six days ago and...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Johan Lidberg in Melbourne Australia is a world leader in passing the most amendments to existing and new anti-terror and security laws...

On The Listening Post this week: Rappler battles with authorities plus climate sceptics and the media platforms they get. Video: Al Jazeera As Rappler, a...

Rappler’s CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa says that the Philippine government spends a lot of effort to turn journalism into a crime which...

By Yovinus Guntur in Banyuwangi, Indonesia An Indonesian court has convicted and sentenced an environmentalist to 10 months in prison on a charge of spreading...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in condemning the reported arrest of...

Kiwi Fair Go Debate #KiwiFairGo - tonight at 8pm. OPINION: By Martyn Bradbury of The Daily Blog I love New Zealand's democracy. It’s representative, it allows...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk One of Cambodia's last remaining independent newspapers has announced it is closing today after 24 years, the latest in a series...

A trailer for the controversial Anas investigation into corruption by Ghana's judiciary. Video: AnanseGH TV BOOKS: By David Robie The Ghanaian investigative journalist summed up the...

ANALYSIS: By Hipolitus Yolisandry Ringgi Wangge in Jakarta Reports about the shooting of an indigenous Papuan by police officers early this month in Deiyai district,...

By Dr Joseph M Fernandez in Doha, Qatar The international freedom of expression conference in Doha has ended with a strong condemnation of the threats...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned many media freedom violations during the general elections held in Papua New Guinea from 24...

By Dr Joseph M Fernandez in Doha, Qatar A leading international human rights organisation has called on countries in the Gulf region to pay heed...

By Geraldine Kalabai in Port Moresby The Media Council of Papua New Guinea is seeking a legal opinion on the effects of the government's 2016...

Pacific Media Watch Press freedom and human rights advocates, journalists and social media users have condemned a demand by Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries...

Silencing Al Jazeera was a high priority when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Yemen moved to isolate Qatar earlier this month,...

Translated by Khairiah A. Rahman The Facebook account of Afi Nihaya Faradisa, an Indonesian high school student from the village of Banyuwangi in eastern Java...