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IFJ blasts ‘press freedom attack’ on Iranian-Kurdish journalist in PNG

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, arrests, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Detention, Detention Centres, Evening Report, Featured, freedom of expression, Global, Human Rights, Journalist safety, Journalists, Manus Island, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on IFJ blasts ‘press freedom attack’ on Iranian-Kurdish journalist in PNG

Two PNG police officers led away Behrouz Boochani in handcuffs on Manus Island earlier today. Image: Aziz58825713/Twitter 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 Iranian-Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani by Papua New Guinea police earlier today. The IFJ […]

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Chris Trotter: Catastrophic loss of trust over Canberra’s Manus provocation

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Detention Centres, Disinformation, Evening Report, Fake news, Human Rights, Indigenous, Manus Island, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Peter Dutton, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on Chris Trotter: Catastrophic loss of trust over Canberra’s Manus provocation

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 government to deliberately inject inflammatory disinformation into the political bloodstream of its supposedly closest neighbour is an extraordinarily provocative act. Not quite an act of war, but the sort […]

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Murray Horton: Root causes of ‘Pacific’ refugee crisis need to be sorted

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Aotearoa Independence Movement, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Detention Centres, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Manus Island, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Murray Horton, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Supreme Court, Refugees, Reports, state terrorism, Supreme Court  /  Comments Off on Murray Horton: Root causes of ‘Pacific’ refugee crisis need to be sorted

Papua New Guinea immigration officials last week started dismantling parts of a prison camp housing hundreds of defiant refugees as an evacuation deadline loomed yesterday. Video: Al Jazeera OPINION: By Murray Horton of the Aotearoa Independence Movement Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is to be congratulated for trying to do the decent thing by, in her […]

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Australia accused of ‘bullying’ Pacific neighbours out of climate compo

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Climate, COP23, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, fossil fuels, Greenpeace Pacific, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Australia accused of ‘bullying’ Pacific neighbours out of climate compo

Greenpeace political message to COP23 on fossil fuels. Image: Greenpeace Pacific Media Report Newsdesk Australia has picked up a second Fossil of the Day award at COP23 in Bonn for seeking to twist, water down and delete references to finance from the loss and damage decision text, Greenpeace reports. Loss and damage refers to impacts […]

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Bentley Effect doco aims to ‘inspire’ NZ fight against oil, gas exploration

By   /  November 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, 350.org Aotearoa, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Bentley, Brendan Shoebridge, Climate, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fossil Free UoA, Greenpeace NZ, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Oil and gas, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, The Bentley Effect  /  Comments Off on Bentley Effect doco aims to ‘inspire’ NZ fight against oil, gas exploration

The Bentley Effect … “inspiring celebration of the power of community”. Video: The Bentley Effect Movie By Kendall Hutt in Auckland In 2010, gas exploration in Australia’s Northern Rivers region of New South Wales sparked protest and rallied a community into becoming a broad-based social movement. The exploration by Sydney-based company Metgasco faced a five-year […]

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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Has Jacinda Ardern failed her first international test of leadership?

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Bryce Edwards, Detention Centres, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Human Rights, Human trafficking, Immigration, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Has Jacinda Ardern failed her first international test of leadership?

Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Has Jacinda Ardern failed her first international test of leadership? Dr Bryce Edwards. Is our new government doing enough about the Manus refugee crisis? Well, it’s hardly doing anything. Instead of putting pressure on the Australian Government to allow New Zealand to take refugees from Manus Island, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Political Roundup: NZ (and Australia) needs better political scandals

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Australia, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Political Roundup: NZ (and Australia) needs better political scandals

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Trans-Tasman rivalry between New Zealand and Australia. Bryce Edwards Analysis: Political Roundup: NZ (and Australia) needs better political scandals Trans-Tasman rivalry between New Zealand and Australia. Dr Bryce Edwards. The current trans-Tasman citizenship saga doesn’t warrant the level of hysteria coming from politicians in both countries, on both sides of the […]

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Social Security Agreement between New Zealand and Australia

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, age, agreement, Australia, benefits, Ministry of Social Development, Press Release, Public Sector, social, Welfare, zealand  /  Comments Off on Social Security Agreement between New Zealand and Australia

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development – Release/Statement Headline: Social Security Agreement between New Zealand and Australia 03 July 2017. On 1 July, a revised Social Security Agreement between New Zealand and Australia came into force. Social security agreements between the two countries date back to 1948. The last Agreement was signed in […]

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Across the Ditch: Caregivers Get $2b Deal From Govt + Survival Story + The Finale

By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Across The Ditch, Analysis-Reportage, Audio, Australia, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Radio, Selwyn Manning, Video, Webcasts  /  Comments Off on Across the Ditch: Caregivers Get $2b Deal From Govt + Survival Story + The Finale

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ [embedded content] Across the Ditch: Australian radio FiveAA.com.au’s Peter Godfrey and EveningReport.nz’s Selwyn Manning deliver the final of their weekly bulletin, Across the Ditch. FIRST UP: Weather + Headlines + ITEM ONE: The New Zealand Government announced a $2 billion deal that will see caregivers in NZ receive a significant wage […]

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Press Council welcomes first Indigenous member – Koori Mail

By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Evening Report, Indigenous, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Press Council welcomes first Indigenous member – Koori Mail

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The Koori Mail … with 100,000 readers an important milestone. Image: KM The Australian Press Council has welcomed its first Indigenous publication as a member – the Koori Mail, a fortnightly newspaper with a national readership of some 100,000. The Koori Mail is arguably the most respected and […]

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Australia, Indonesia strengthen cyber-security ties but West Papua ignored

By   /  February 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Australia West Papua Association, cyber security, Evening Report, Featured, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Surveillance, Telecommunications, Terrorism, Transnational crime, West Papua, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Australia, Indonesia strengthen cyber-security ties but West Papua ignored

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Cyber-security main topic in the Australian, Indonesian consultation … but not “the elephant in the room” – West Papua. Image: AWPA Australia and Indonesia have agreed to focus on cyber-security in their fight against terrorism and transnational crimes after a meeting in Jakarta but West Papua insecurity as […]

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350.org Pacific calls on Suckling to stop ‘slap in face’ support for coal mine

By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, 350.org, 350.org Pacific, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Climate, Climate Change, Coal, Environment, Environmental activism, Evening Report, Fiji, Koreti Tiumalu, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, Patrick Suckling, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on 350.org Pacific calls on Suckling to stop ‘slap in face’ support for coal mine

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Australia’s Patrick Suckling … criticised over his support for the Adani Carmichael coal mine. Image: DPS Srinagar The climate change advocacy group 350.org Pacific today called on Patrick Suckling, the Australian government’s Ambassador for the Environment, to immediately remove his support for the Adani Carmichael coal mine. If […]

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Trump slams ‘dumb’ Obama Pacific refugee deal with Australia

By   /  February 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Detention Centres, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Manus Island, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru detention centre, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports, United States  /  Comments Off on Trump slams ‘dumb’ Obama Pacific refugee deal with Australia

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull sidesteps questions about his reported tense phone conversation with US President Donald Trump. Turnbull adds that he stands up for the Australian people. Video: Fuzion Indigo By Cristiano Lima President Donald Trump has criticised a deal by the Obama administration to take in […]

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Protester charged with trespassing in Melbourne after Indonesian pressure

By   /  February 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, protest, Reports, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Protester charged with trespassing in Melbourne after Indonesian pressure

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A close-up still from the end of the Facebook video. A 42-year-old protester has been charged with trespassing on the Indonesian consulate-general in Melbourne after an incident which came at a time of renewed tensions in the bilateral relationship with Australia, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. The arrest was […]

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Police response outside Indonesian Embassy fails to silence Canberra Papua protest

By   /  January 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Evening Report, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Police response outside Indonesian Embassy fails to silence Canberra Papua protest

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Police move in on protesters for West Papua outside the Indonesian Embassy in Canberra, ACT, on Friday. Image: AWPA About 20 protesters in support of West Papuan self-determination were defiant in the face of Indonesian nationalism “blasted at them from the embassy” and a police response in Canberra […]

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‘Stop killing Melanesians’ Vanuatu plea to Canberra over West Papua

By   /  January 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Melanesian, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on ‘Stop killing Melanesians’ Vanuatu plea to Canberra over West Papua

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Archival footage from ABC News on Australian SAS training of Indonesian special forces in 2010 republished on the Special Forces News channel on YouTube late last year. By Len Garae in Port Vila The five most prominent ni-Vanuatu charitable organisations in the country — led by the Vanuatu […]

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Start new game jobs – insert policy

By   /  November 4, 2016  /  24/7 News, Australia, Economy, Work, & Welfare, exports, Gaming, Gareth Hughes, Green Party, ICT, jobs, Opposition News, Politics, smart business, smart green economy, video games  /  Comments Off on Start new game jobs – insert policy

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Start new game jobs – insert policy I’m pretty excited. I’m off to Melbourne today to attend the Southern Hemisphere’s largest interactive media and games conference – PAX – to research supporting our games export industry. Gareth Hughes launches the Green Party’s ICT policy in […]

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Aus ban on refugees goes against international law, says NGO

By   /  November 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Crime, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Manus Island, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports, Research, Youth  /  Comments Off on Aus ban on refugees goes against international law, says NGO

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz “They must know that the door to Australia is closed to those who seek to come here by boat with a people smuggler,” Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, announced this week. Image: ABC News The Australian government’s recent announcement to ban Manus Island and Nauru refugees arriving to […]

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