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The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea has announced the Manus Island immigration detention centre will be closed down after the country's Supreme Court...

By Julie Cleaver In Fiji, the number of reported domestic violence cases has increased. Police say in the first quarter of this year, it registered...

A regional media forum in Fiji has heard the fear of retribution is a barrier to reporting human rights stories in the Pacific, Radio...

By Felix Chaudhary in Nadi Women and girls' news and issues make up only 24 percent of all reports in print, radio and television media. This...

By Margaret Wise of The Fiji Times Giving voice to the voiceless and championing the rights of all people is essentially about telling the truth. And...

As tensions in Nauru continue to simmer, asylum seekers in Australia's other immigration centre on Manus Island have been told they would either be...

The Dokhtar Forooshi song Sonita - "Brides for Sale". Stop press: A visa has been subsequently granted to the Iranian filmmker Amnesty International has criticised the...

Video clip of the final "living document" declaration by Pacific journalists and media officers at the human rights forum in Nadi, Fiji, over the...

By TJ Aumua Six of the Auckland participants who attended the UN Commission of the Status of Women held in New York in March have...

The Asian Human Rights Commission has condemned the forced dispersal of peaceful Papuan protesters and their illegal arrest in Kampung Bhintuka-SP13 field in Mimika,...

Palestinian author and journalist Ali Abunimah kicked off his New Zealand speaking tour addressing a packed auditorium at the Auckland Town Hall concert chamber...

New Zealand’s performance on the Treaty of Waitangi, indigenous rights, privatisation of prisons and the Trans Pacific Partnership will be raised this week at...

By Phil Robertson The scene happens every day in capitals across south-east Asia: a strategy session in an ambassador’s ornate sitting room over coffee with...

By Edo Karensa in Jakarta International human rights advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on Indonesia's House of Representatives to reject a draft...

OPINION: By Dwi Atmanta in Jakarta After nearly 18 years of reform, public recognition of the Indonesian Military (TNI) as both defender of the state...

From Amnesty International Two members of Timor-Leste’s security forces visited the office of the human rights NGO Yayasan HAK this week and the police have...

Report from Pacific Media Centre This truth has no place in the Australian consciousness. Among settler nations with indigenous populations, apart from a facile “apology”...

Report from Pacific Media Centre Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa on Rote Island, Indonesia The captain of an asylum seeker boat who said he was paid...

Archive: First published on Aug 27, 2015 By Niklas Brandt Pedersen A new bill due to be passed by the Diet could counteract the longstanding Japanese...

Report by Pacific Media Watch in Suva Fiji's Media Industry Development Authority says media organisations should not publish or broadcast material in a form likely...

Report by Pacific Media Watch By Ayomi Amindoni and Victor Mambor in Jayapura President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo of Indonesia has expressed a commitment to resolve a...

Report by Ryan Dagur in Jakarta A leader of a Jakarta-based indigenous people's organisation has expressed disappointment at the agreement recently adopted at the Paris...