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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...

By Marguerite Afra Sapiie in Jakarta Indonesians have called on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to immediately repeal Article 156a on religious blasphemy of the Criminal...

Pacific Media Watch News Desk The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliates Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) and the South East...

Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta on the sentencing of Ahok to two years in prison for insulting the Quran. Pacific Media Centre newsdesk Parliamentarians...

Media freedom is under threat now more than ever - and many of the worst violators are in the Asia-Pacific region, says the Paris-based...

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports on one journalist's arrest and detention in Egypt. Video: Al Jazeera Authorities in the Maldives should swiftly identify and bring...

The struggle to expose the real truth ... human rights lawyer Amal Clooney on the silencing of Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, jailed for...

By Jane Joshua in Port Vila Vanuatu’s Right To Information (RTI) Act has become law after it was published in the official Gazette, less than...

War Reporters, a short video launched by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) last year to honour journalists facing "danger zones". Its release coincided with the...

By Colette Davidson When journalist and media activist Victor Mambor wants information from inside Papua, Indonesia, he knows how to get it -- he has...

By Abdul Qowi Bastian Sri Bintang Pamungkas was arrested in his home in Cibubur, in the outskirts of Indonesia's capital Jakarta, on early Friday morning,...

Fiji Television News on the arrests of two former prime ministers and a trade unionist among others taking part in the Dialogue Forum. OPINION: By...

By TJ Aumua Democracy and freedom of speech are at the forefront of discussions concerning the arrests of five prominent Fijian politicians over the weekend. The...

By Peter Kinjap in Port Moresby The University of Papua New Guinea (UNPG) Administration has permanently excluded all the Student Representative Council (SRC) members and...

In this "PNG Diehard" citizen video last month, Papua New Guinea police are seen and heard open-firing at students from the University of PNG...

Voting in Nauru's election continued today in the one remaining constituency of Aiwo with the incumbent President Baron Divavesi Waqa reelected decisively. Both he and...

By Bastian Tebai in Yogyakarta Every year July 1 is commemorated by Papuans as West Papua proclamation day. The proclamation was read out at the...

By David Robie Strained relations between the President-elect of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, and much of the news media before he even takes office this...

Two digital journalists based in Makassar, in the region of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, have been attacked while attending an event held by Makassar branch...

One of Australia’s leading human rights organisations has spoken out in support of the retention of a mural in Darwin’s central business district  that...