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Asia Pacific Report Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is dismayed by the sudden intensification of the ruling junta’s crackdown on journalists during the past three days,...

By Phil Thornton in Bangkok The Myanmar army, police and militia’s use of violence against peaceful protestors reached another level on Sunday, February 28. By 5pm, local...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Award-winning editor Mata'afa Keni Lesa is moving on from the Samoa Observer after 22 years, reports Samoa Global News. Mata’afa Keni Lesa...

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 Laurens Ikinia in Auckland Media freedom defenders from Commonwealth countries have criticised many governments across the world that threaten and censor the work of...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom has called for a voluntary certification programme for Australian journalists as an essential step towards building...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Today, October 16, marks the 45th anniversary of the Balibo Five – the five Australian-based Australian, British and New Zealand -...

ANALYSIS: By John Pilger in London When I first met Julian Assange more than 10 years ago, I asked him why he had started WikiLeaks....

EDITORIAL: By Jonathan Milne, editor, Cook Islands News For the past few months, our Cook islands Parliamentarians have said repeatedly, “we’re all in this together”....

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A journalist has been taken in for police questioning while documenting the land struggles of Temiar Orang Asli, an indigenous community...

ANALYSIS: By Denis Muller of the University of Melbourne In their raids on media organisations, journalists and whistleblowers, the Australian Federal Police have shown themselves...

By António Sampaio in Dili, Timor-Leste New debates in Timor-Leste are circulating about political interference in newsrooms. Attempts to condition or determine that somebody cannot...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The statistics globally are chilling. And the Asia-Pacific region bears the brunt of the killing of journalists with impunity disproportionately. Revelations in...

Six in 10 countries now seriously repressing civic freedoms, according to findings in the latest Civicus Monitor, a global research collaboration tracking fundamental freedoms...

Nepal has recently updated its legal system with new civil and criminal  codes. However, writes Rahul Bhattarai of Asia Pacific Report, failure to consult...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A New Zealand journalist and associate of the Pacific Media Centre has been killed in a fall from a building in...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has condemned a brutal attack against journalist Saldi Hermanto in Timika, Papua, and called for...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in condemning the reported arrest of...

Al Jazeera's Listening Post programme on the Philippine "war on drugs". ANALYSIS: Presented by Richard Gizbert The most violent week yet in President Rodrigo Duterte's Philippines...

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...

The struggle to expose the real truth ... human rights lawyer Amal Clooney on the silencing of Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, jailed for...