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By RNZ Pacific A refugee journalist detained on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island says winning an Italian award for investigative journalism could end censorship of...

COMMENT: By Scott Waide The global trade war between China and Western powers has reached new heights in the Pacific, and in particular in Papua...

By RNZ Pacific A legal advocacy group has told the UN Human Rights Council that more than 100 asylum seeker and refugee children are living...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Amnesty International has joined 80 other NGOs in urging Pacific leaders to demand the closure of the Australian-funded immigration detention camp on...

Refugees and asylum seekers on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island have suffered repeated violent attacks and robberies by locals, says Human Rights Watch. Video:...

By Nick Baker of SBS News The Australian government has been slammed for a lack of transparency amid news that the healthcare provider for refugees...

Manus Island was the unique setting for this Sydney Film Festival documentary collaboration between Iranian-Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani and a Dutch filmmaker using footage...

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...

OPINION: By Chris Trotter You have to go a long way to find anything remotely resembling Australia’s current treatment of New Zealand. For a supposedly friendly...

Papua New Guinea immigration officials last week started dismantling parts of a prison camp housing hundreds of defiant refugees as an evacuation deadline loomed...

The squalor faced by Manus Island refugees in Papua New Guinea. TRT video Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand activists have chained themselves to the gates...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Black-and-white photographs are aiming to start a conversation and dispel myths around former refugees and asylum seekers in New Zealand....

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Australian government will be offering money to refugees on Manus Island who agree to return to their home countries as...

Manus Island prison ... as reported by Leah Harding about Iranian filmmaker Behrouz Boochani and the docomentary Chauka: Please Tell Us The Time at...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Forty minutes of solidarity marked New Zealand’s stand with refugees imprisoned in Australia’s offshore detention centres across the Pacific today. More...

Speaking about the controversial Manus Asylum Centre saga, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says the deal was signed and agreed to for the development of...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Australia's offshore refugee detention centres in the Pacific are facing further controversy as the gradual closure and demolition of the...

Pacific Media Watch News Desk Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie speaks to Radio 95bFM's The Wire host Amanda Jane Robinson about security operations...

Pacific Media Centre News Desk Digital verification of images and videos establish that bullets were fired directly into the Manus refugee centre last month, putting...

By Sally Pokiton inn Port Moresby The 2017 New Guinea Islands national security operation for the general elections will be launched on Manus Island today. Police...

PNG's National Planning Minister Charles Abel has called on the Australian government to work with Papua New Guinea to facilitate the closing of the...

By Freddy Mou in Port Moresby The deported Iranian refugee who arrived in Port Moresby today from Fiji, Loghman Sawari, was whisked away by heavy...