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Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A mural on the eastern side of the Wirobrajan intersection in Central Java city of Yogyakarta was covered over with black...

FLASHBACK: By David Robie When I arrived at my office at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji on the morning of 12 September...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Phil Thornton The military’s brutality is a daily reality for all the people of Myanmar. As Myanmar’s army prepares to deploy and...

RNZ Pacific Fiji's opposition MPs who were arrested after their criticism of a government land bill say they will not be intimidated or silenced. Police have...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has published a gallery of grim portraits -- those of 37 heads of state or government who...

Hundreds of police officers search the Apple Daily group’s headquarters after five senior staff were arrested under the National Security Law, accused of "collusion...

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) believes that the Indonesian government has nine motives behind the branding of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Indonesia has cut off the internet in West Papua to conceal its crackdown on the peaceful liberation movement, says a leading...

ANALYSIS: By Phil Thornton As chaos flows in Burma, journalists are being forced to hide in plain sight by the Burmese military, writes senior journalist...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Fiji has dropped three places in the latest Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index and been condemned for its treatment...

Reporters Without Borders The Asia-Pacific region’s authoritarian regimes have used the covid-19 pandemic to perfect their methods of totalitarian control of information, while the “dictatorial...

By Dian Erika Nugraheny in Jakarta The Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) recorded 147 digital attacks in Indonesia during 2020, the majority...

Asia Pacific Report Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned Facebook for carrying out its threat to block the sharing of its journalistic news content in...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned a proposed cyber-security law in Myanmar that would organise online censorship and force social media...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the arbitrary and opaque experiments that Google is conducting with its search engine in Australia,...

ANALYSIS: By Denis Muller, University of Melbourne Terrorism, political extremism, Donald Trump, social media and the phenomenon of “cancel culture” are confronting journalists with a...

By Sri Krishnamurthi of the Pacific Media Centre Australian authorities’ heavy-handedness and the use of the covid-19 pandemic to curb civic and media freedoms are...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare insists his government will push on with the temporary suspension of Facebook while lawmakers...

By Georgina Kekea in Honiara The Solomon Islands cabinet has agreed to ban the world’s biggest social networking platform Facebook in the country. The submission for...

COMMENT: By David Robie The silence from Facebook is deafening and disturbing. At first, when I lodged my protests earlier this month to Facebook over the...

By Charlotte Cook, RNZ News journalist As covid-19 spreads around the world, it can be daunting keeping up with the information. For RNZ, the news...

By RNZ Pacific Facebook has been urged by media freedom advocates to restore an article it pulled ostensibly because the piece violated its rules on...