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ANALYSIS: By Kyle Delbyck of the TrialWatch Initiative Journalist Muhammad Asrul is awaiting word from Indonesia’s Supreme Court about whether he will spend further time...

By Jairo Bolledo in Manila A Philippine court has granted alternative news site Bulatlat’s plea to temporarily unblock its website citing constitutional press freedom rights. In...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The head of the Solomon Islands state-owned broadcaster has defended its role in the face of the government tightening control --...

By Jairo Bolledo of Rappler in Manila Former Philippines vice-presidential candidate and Laban ng Masa chairperson Walden Bello has been arrested for two counts of...

RNZ News A year on from the fall of Kabul, Australian reporter Lynne O’Donnell returned to Afghanistan -- and now says she’ll never go back. O’Donnell...

By Vijay Narayan of Fijivillage in Suva The Fiji Media Association has expressed concern about amendments to media laws that were passed in Parliament last...

RNZ Pacific The Solomon Islands government has prompted anger by ordering the censorship of the national broadcaster. The government of Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has forbidden...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk The Brussels-based International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the censoring of the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) as an "assault...

By Annika Burgess of ABC Pacific Beat The Solomon Islands government has ordered the country's national broadcaster to self-censor its news and other paid programmes...

Solomon Times The Solomon islands Prime Minister's office (PMO) has accused local news media of being involved in a "war on media freedom” that is...

RNZ News Russia's foreign ministry has slapped New Zealand journalists, officials and an academic with sanctions for supporting what it called the country's "Russophobic agenda". The...

COMMENTARY: By Ajay Bhai Amrit in Suva Bula readers. As some of you might be aware, I am a member of various media bodies and...

By Vijay Narayan of Fijivillage People’s Alliance leader Sitiveni Rabuka says a People’s Alliance government will scrap the draconian Media Industry Development Act and allow...

RNZ Pacific A Fiji political leader is calling out the Australian and New Zealand governments on their "deafening silence" over human rights issues in the...

ANALYSIS: By Biman Chand Prasad in Suva The Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ meeting has ended and what is intriguing is the deafening silence on declining...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Anything concerning the Catholic Church is extremely sensitive in Timor-Leste, as Raimundos Oki, the editor of The Oekusi Post website can...

COMMENTARY: By Nick Rockel You’re watching mainstream media and you hear someone articulate a clearly thought through leftwing position with the pros and cons sensibly...

By Sirwan Kajjo in Dili In a deeply Catholic country, accusations that an American priest abused dozens of children at an orphanage stunned many in...

ANALYSIS: The restrictions on Pacific news media during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s recent Pacific trip are only the most recent example of a...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Radio broadcaster Federico "Ding" Gempesaw has been shot and killed in broad daylight in front of his home in Carmen, Cagayan...

East-West Center Nobel Peace Prize laureate and press freedom champion Maria Ressa wasn’t intending to make breaking news when she planned her keynote address at...

The Oekusi Post Journalist and editor-in-chief Raimundos Oki of Timor-Leste's online media Oekusipost.com was today accused of "violating legal secrets" related to his reporting about...