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Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Arrested medical practitioner Dr Jone Hawea has claimed that Fiji police officers acted irresponsibly by not following to covid-19 safety protocols...

By Luke Nacei in Suva Social media posts by two outspoken Suva-based lawyers have been raised in Parliament over a critical culture “that has been...

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 Lorraine Ecarma in Cebu City The University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) will continue to stand against any threats to human rights, chancellor Clement...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is relieved by the January 4 ruling of UK District Judge Vanessa Baraitser to block the United...

By RNZ Pacific Hostile media environments pose growing challenges to Melanesia's democracies, according to a new edition of the Pacific Journalism Review. With its first special...

Pacific Media Watch The Fiji authorities must respect the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly for university staff and students and immediately cease...

By Sri Krishnamurthi, contributing editor of Pacific Media Watch  The New South Wales Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal which sought to challenge a...

By Assumpta Buchanan in Honiara Solomon Islands police are investigating several people, including prominent female development and social justice commentator Wendy Amangongo, for recent articles...

Professor Paul Spoonley spoke about hate speech, political discourse and religious diversity in the wake of the 15 March 2019 Mosque Massacre in a...

By Denis Muller in Melbourne In September 2019, the editor of The Conversation, Misha Ketchell, declared The Conversation’s editorial team in Australia was henceforth taking...

By RNZ News Auckland University of Technology has denied bowing to Chinese government pressure to stop one of its rooms being used for an event...

By Philip Cass Tonga’s tourist authorities will wipe the former Miss Heilala, Kalo Funganitao, from the records in retaliation for her speech at this year’s...

ANALYSIS: By Professor Paul Spoonley in Auckland New Zealand police continued today to respond to events following shootings at two mosques in central Christchurch yesterday. The...

ANALYSIS: The three-hour "detention" of television New Zealand Pacific affairs reporter Barbara Dreaver for "breaking protocols" over interviewing refugees on Nauru. But Josef Benedict...

Many Samoans are angry over a threat by the prime minister earlier this year to ban the social media platform Facebook amid growing pressure...

A near confrontation on the floor of Parliament on Friday, with the Papua New Guinea Opposition walking out in protest over the referral of...

By Sarah Joseph in Melbourne Facebook has had a bad few weeks. The social media giant had to apologise for failing to protect the personal...

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 Sedition charges against several Fiji Times Limited staff have loomed larger with the Criminal Investigations Department of the Fijian police force executing...

By Vijay Narayan and Semi Turaga in Suva Fiji's Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Lee Burney has informed the High Court in Suva that the...