Monthly Archives: July 2018

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A video of a demonstration marking the bloody Biak massacre of 6 July 1998 staged last year. Video: BBB Times By Michelle Winowatan Dozens of Indonesian...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the killing of Philippine radio journalist Joey Llana near Legazpi City, at the southeastern tip...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk “Rob” flooding in the Indonesian city of Semarang, Cyclone Winston’s devastation and social media in Fiji and “backpack journalism” in Typhoon...

By RNZ Pacific The President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville has raised concerns that the Papua New Guinea Government is not pulling its weight...

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...

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...

By Warief Djajanto Basorie Three hundred schoolchildren from the greater Jakarta area sat on a red carpet covering the cavernous Soedjarwo auditorium—named to honour the...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators have arrested nine people during a raid in Jakarta, including a member of the House of...

BOOK REVIEW: By David Robie Two damning and contrasting books about Indonesian colonialism in the Pacific, both by activist participants in Europe and New Zealand,...

By Stefanno Reinard Sulaiman in Jakarta Four Indonesian ministers gathered to witness the signing of an agreement between state-owned mining holding group PT Indonesia Asahan...

By Marwan Bishara Twenty years ago, I was asked by the General Council of the Parisian suburb Seine-Saint-Denis to invite four Palestinian youth to attend...

By Mong Palatino Protests have been gathering force over the Nauru government ban on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) from entering the country to cover...

By Deandra Madeena Moerdaning in Vienna A year ago on July 7, 2017, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that pushes forward a...

ANALYSIS: By Colin Peacock of RNZ's Mediawatch The allocation of $15 million for public broadcasting will be split between RNZ, New Zealand on Air and...

A Danish diver involved in the mission to successfully save 12 boys and their football coach from flooded Tham Luang cave in Thailand has...
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Pro-Palestinian activists have taken to the seas in the latest Freedom Flotilla in a bid to reach Gaza. Richard Sudan reports from Denmark before...
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Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire talks about the global threat against journalists. Video: Café Pacific By David Robie in Paris When Reporters Without Borders chief...

By Pebriansyah Ariefana in Surabaya Indonesian police have revealed that police and military officers raided a Papuan student dormitory in the East Java provincial capital...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Pacific environmental and political journalist David Robie has recalled the bombing of the original Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior 33 years ago...

COMMENT: By Miranda Ward on Red Ink The Nauru government’s refusal to allow the ABC from entering the country to cover the upcoming Pacific Islands...

By Marguerite Afra Sapiie in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad have met for a bilateral talk, exploring issues ranging...