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Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned many media freedom violations during the general elections held in Papua New Guinea from 24...

By Dr Joseph M Fernandez in Doha, Qatar A leading international human rights organisation has called on countries in the Gulf region to pay heed...

Al Jazeera's coverage by Step Vaessen of the Papuan protest at WPFD2017 in Jakarta. By David Robie in Jakarta | Audio report from the PMC's...

Media freedom is under threat now more than ever - and many of the worst violators are in the Asia-Pacific region, says the Paris-based...

By Mackenzie Smith in Auckland Academics have warned a merger of NZME and Fairfax will spell disaster for the media ecosystem at a conference on...

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports on one journalist's arrest and detention in Egypt. Video: Al Jazeera Authorities in the Maldives should swiftly identify and bring...

The Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, one of the flagships of investigative journalism, has been closed after 25 years in a controversial decision by...

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...