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When the host country Nauru banned the pool broadcaster, ABC, from the Pacific Islands summit set for next month, it was condemned widely for...

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...

Refugees and asylum seekers on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island have suffered repeated violent attacks and robberies by locals, says Human Rights Watch. Video:...

BRIEFING: By Erin Harris The decision to terminate a long-standing arrangement that saw the Australian High Court act as a partial appellate court for Nauru,...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk New Zealand journalist Yasmine Ryan, credited with being the first reporter writing in English about the Arab Spring from her base...

OPINION: By Sharon Harvey and Sorowar Chowdhury The plight of the Rohingya people has hit the international headlines again. Following the August clashes in Rakhine...

OPINION: By Chris Trotter You have to go a long way to find anything remotely resembling Australia’s current treatment of New Zealand. For a supposedly friendly...

Papua New Guinea immigration officials last week started dismantling parts of a prison camp housing hundreds of defiant refugees as an evacuation deadline loomed...

The squalor faced by Manus Island refugees in Papua New Guinea. TRT video Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand activists have chained themselves to the gates...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Black-and-white photographs are aiming to start a conversation and dispel myths around former refugees and asylum seekers in New Zealand....

By Kirsty Johnston of The New Zealand Herald Most of Golriz Ghahraman's childhood memories are of war. She remembers howling sirens, sending families scurrying into basements....

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Australian government will be offering money to refugees on Manus Island who agree to return to their home countries as...

Manus Island prison ... as reported by Leah Harding about Iranian filmmaker Behrouz Boochani and the docomentary Chauka: Please Tell Us The Time at...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Forty minutes of solidarity marked New Zealand’s stand with refugees imprisoned in Australia’s offshore detention centres across the Pacific today. More...

Speaking about the controversial Manus Asylum Centre saga, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says the deal was signed and agreed to for the development of...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Australia's offshore refugee detention centres in the Pacific are facing further controversy as the gradual closure and demolition of the...

Pacific Media Watch News Desk Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie speaks to Radio 95bFM's The Wire host Amanda Jane Robinson about security operations...

PNG's National Planning Minister Charles Abel has called on the Australian government to work with Papua New Guinea to facilitate the closing of the...

By Freddy Mou in Port Moresby The deported Iranian refugee who arrived in Port Moresby today from Fiji, Loghman Sawari, was whisked away by heavy...

UPDATED: Loghman Sawari, the Iranian national seeking asylum in Fiji, was taken into custody today and transported to Nadi International Airport where he was...

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull sidesteps questions about his reported tense phone conversation with US President Donald Trump. Turnbull adds that he stands up...

By a special correspondent in Jakarta Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country, deplores the immigration policy issued by newly inaugurated United States President Donald Trump,...