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Communications Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum claims there is "absolutely nothing" stopping investigative journalism in Fiji, the major television network reports, Media freedom – especially for critical...

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

By Florence Peschke Seven months into the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, press freedom remains under pressure in the Philippines. The country has been one of...

Journalists in Vanuatu are already preparing to make Freedom of Information requests to test the governments new law. David Robie is a professor of journalism...

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...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the Media Association blong Vanuatu (MAV), in commending the recent passing of a Right...

By Matilda Simmons in Suva Two prominent Fiji lawyers and members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights had a go...

An online petition to drop the defamation case against two East Timorese journalist’s is calling for urgent international support, stating that the prosecution of...

A Rappler video on YouTube of the ousting of Senator Leila de Lima yesterday as chair of the Justice Committee. The senator is one...

By Nadia Marai in Port Moresby Media staff have been threatened and harassed by supporters of Western Province Governor Ati Wobiro, provincial administrator Madowa Gumoi...

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...

By Nasik Swami in Suva The Fiji government has called for expressions of interest from public relations firms since the contract for the US-based Qorvis...

By Bob Makin in Port Vila Vanuatu's Public Service Commission is forbidding government workers from accessing social media, Radio Vanuatu News reports today. This was decided...

By Nasik Swami in Suva Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has labelled the New Zealand media as "generally hostile". Speaking during the banquet to welcome New Zealand...

OPINION: By Crispin C. Maslog in Manila Let me start by saying I was not your best fan during the elections. I normally do not...

By Kalafi Moala in Nuku'alofa The man who was once jailed for his stand for press freedom in the kingdom of Tonga has now breached...

OPINION: By Professor Wadan Narsey Just living in Australia for a few months and watching television, makes you see clearly, how the Fiji public is...

By Bob Makin in Port Vila Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas has terminated the board of the national broadcaster Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation...

By Gayathry Venkiteswaran of IFEX An arrest of a university student for sedition and subsequent attacks against journalists covering the story in India sparked...

Report from IFEX By Gayathry Venkiteswaran Journalists have been killed in terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan in separate incidents that took place in January...