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Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A five-member film crew from 60 Minutes Australia has been in detained in Kiribati for what government sources claimed was false...

By Rebecca Ananian-Welsh Australians picked up their morning papers yesterday to find heavily blacked-out text instead of front-page headlines. This bold statement was instigated by the “Your...

By RNZ Pacific Journalist organisations in Indonesia have condemned alleged discrimination towards their colleagues by police in West Papua. Three leading journalists in Papua were prevented...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A West Papuan journalist, editor and media freedom advocate has lodged a protest to the United Nations about Indonesia’s internet blackout...

By Michael Andrew The Indonesian media is contributing to resentment and racism toward Papuans, according to a human rights researcher and former journalist. Andreas Harsono of Human...

By Michael Andrew Journalists across Papua New Guinea have spoken out in support of EMTV news director Neville Choi after his "unacceptable" termination from a...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's EMTV news and current affairs manager Neville Choi has been sacked after six years of service in this...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk As four more journalists were assaulted in the Hong Kong area last Sunday, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An American journalist working in the Philippines on indigenous environmental and human rights issues has been shot and critically wounded while...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Newly released documents show that another government agency along with the Australian Federal Police was involved in the investigation that led...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian police have not been investigating reported cases of violence against journalists, reports Indonesian news magazine Tempo. According to the Jakarta Alliance...

French television journalist Hugo Clément speaking out about the arrest in Queensland on Monday. Video: Euronews Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has...

By RNZ Pacific Eight members of Britain's House of Lords want to see their government take a strong stand on press freedom in West Papua. In...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Australian authorities to drop all charges against four French TV journalists who –...

ANALYSIS: By David Robie Indonesia recently hosted a bold public relations window-dressing expo in Auckland presenting itself as a “Pacific” nation while attempting to provide...

By Royson Willie in Port Vila Two Vanuatu Daily Post journalists were literally given a pat-down by the police criminal investigation unit yesterday over a...

By RNZ Pacific New Zealand's Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, said Indonesia was making progress in West Papua with the welcoming of a press pack. Peters was...

By Jigger J. Jerusalem in Cagayan De Oro, Mindanao, Philippines In the wake of an attack against a hard-hitting Filipino broadcaster in Kidapawan City -...

ANALYSIS: By Wendy Bacon Journalism is not a crime, which is why we must support Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in his battle against extradition to...

The Pacific Media Watch mini documentary. Video: Blessen Tom and Sri Krishnamurthi By Sri Krishnamurthi “It’s a bit of a lighthouse” for vital regional news and...

Maria Ressa and the Philippines "war on truth". Video: Al Jazeera's Witness Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC...

Michael Andrew's Pacific Media Watch interview with Rosa Moiwend of West Papua. Video: Pacific Media Centre By Michael Andrew West Papuan human rights defender Rosa Moiwend...