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Pacific Media Watch Despite its champions being honoured with a Nobel Peace Prize, press freedom has a "sword of Damocles" hanging over it, warn this...

RNZ Pacific New Caledonia's pro-independence parties say the French overseas minister's visit in the next few days is unwelcome, describing it as "another provocation". Overseas Minister...

RNZ Pacific A late legal bid to postpone Sunday's independence referendum in New Caledonia has reportedly failed. A leading anti-independence leader and president of New Caledonia's...

RNZ Pacific A group of citizens in New Caledonia has asked France's highest administrative court to postpone next Sunday's third and final independence referendum. In an...

By Litia Cava in Suva Leaders of four political parties in Fiji are calling for a “complete clean-up” of the Elections Office before preparations for...

By Charles Moi in Port Moresby Employees of the National Capital District Commission (NCDC) have challenged the legality of the “no jab, no job” policy...

By Lian Buan in Manila The Philippine Court of Appeals (CA) has finally granted overseas travel to Rappler CEO and Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa, who...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Selwyn Manning in Auckland The dilemma facing whistleblowers, journalists and publishers who risk it all to help the world’s people to become...

By Jeffrey Enapa in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s ruling Pangu Pati is entangled in another internal dispute just six months before the issue of...

By Evan Schuurman Bougainville community leader and MP Theonila Roka Matbob has received the Gwynne Skinner Human Rights Award in recognition of her outstanding work...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Michael Field of The Pacific Newsroom Sāmoa’s defeated prime minister is plotting civil unrest that will climax when a new Legislative Assembly...

RNZ Pacific The FAST Party in Samoa has filed an application with the Supreme Court to have it recognise an impromptu swearing-in ceremony of elected...

RNZ Pacific Vanuatu Supreme Court judge Justice Oliver Saksak has upheld a decision by the former Speaker of Parliament to expel 19 government MPs from...

By Camille Elemia in Manila Human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher, who lead the international defence legal team, have call on the international...

EDITORIAL: By the Editorial Board As the focus of Samoa’s political crisis shifts to the courtrooms of our Supreme and District Courts, and with Monday,...

By Jamie Tahana, RNZ Pacific journalist Samoa's incoming prime minister has called for the caretaker Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) government to relinquish power so...

By Barbara Dreaver, TVNZ News Pacific correspondent Samoa’s Attorney-General’s office is calling yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony of Samoa’s FAST Party unconstitutional and unlawful, and is preparing...

RNZ Pacific An urgent legal challenge against a shock proclamation by the Samoan head of state is being heard in the Supreme Court Chambers in...

By Lagi Keresoma in Apia Samoa's Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal by the Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP) against the Supreme Court’s ruling...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk In a lawsuit filed with the public prosecutor in Paris this week, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has accused Facebook of “deceptive...

EDITORIAL: By the Samoa Observer Editorial Board In the past month, we have made a new pen pal: the Attorney-General of Samoa, no less, Savalenoa...

By Karo Jesse in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court has stayed a court order nullifying the appointment of David Manning as Commissioner of...