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Human rights watchdog calls for police probe into ‘unclear’ Papua killings

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Army engineers, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, DJF, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, Indigenous, Indonesia, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, OPM, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, protest, Protests, Reports, Security, Self Determination, West Papua, West Papua National Liberation Army, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on Human rights watchdog calls for police probe into ‘unclear’ Papua killings

Christmas spirit at a Human Rights Day rally in the Papuan capital of Jayapura this week. Image: Voice Westpapua Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesian police should investigate a Papuan armed group’s killing of at least 17 people, including a soldier, at a construction area in Nduga in Papua’s densely forested Central Highlands earlier this month, […]

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Keith Rankin’s Chart for this Month: Crisis Postponed

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, DJF, Economic Intelligence, economic research, Economics, Economy, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Global, Global Economy, KB, KB, Keith Rankin, Keith Rankin Chart Analysis, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, World Economic Outlook, World Economy  /  Comments Off on Keith Rankin’s Chart for this Month: Crisis Postponed

Chart for this Month: Crisis Postponed By Keith Rankin Another financial crisis coming? Graphic by Keith Rankin. There will almost certainly be another major financial crisis, just like there will be another big earthquake (or, as the Australians would instead say, another big bushfire). We can do much to improve our monitoring of systemic stresses, […]

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West Papuan ‘independence day’ – nationalist thugs attack rally in Surabaya

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Act of Free Choice, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, DJF, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, independence, KB, KB, Lead, melanesian solidarity, MIL NZ OSI, Morning Star, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, referendum, West Papua, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on West Papuan ‘independence day’ – nationalist thugs attack rally in Surabaya

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – A bloodied Papuan student attacked during yesterday’s December 1 Free West Papua rallyin Surabaya, Indonesia. Image: Human rights sources From the Pacific Media Centre By Tony Firman of Tirto in Surabaya A protest action by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Indonesia’s East Java provincial capital […]

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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Suffrage reality check – prisoners still can’t vote

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis Assessment, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Critical Politics, DJF, Editor's Picks, Elections, Evening Report, General election, Human Rights, KB, KB, Lead, leadership, Media, Media Intelligence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News Media, NZ Politics, Political freedom, Political history, Political Integrity, Political rights, Political Transition, Politics, Suffrage  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Suffrage reality check – prisoners still can’t vote

Political Roundup: Suffrage reality check – prisoners still can’t vote by Dr Bryce Edwards. Dr Bryce Edwards. Yesterday marked 125 years to the day since women first voted in a New Zealand General Election. However, celebrations received a reality check when an inconvenient truth resurfaced in a new campaign – the fact that not all […]

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Significant growth in Maori exercise leaders: ka pai !

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Editor's Picks, ExerciseNZ award, Jase Te Patu, KB, Make Lemonade Media, Maori, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Health Survey, News, Ngarama Milner-Olsen, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Significant growth in Maori exercise leaders: ka pai !

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Otautahi – New Zealand is seeing a significant growth in Maori fitness and personal training leaders, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. The personal trainer of the year winner at the recent ExerciseNZ annual awards, Ngarama Milner-Olsen, is Maori and so too is the mind body teacher of the year, Jase Te Patu of […]

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A bridge too far.

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, 36th Parallel Assessments, AM-NC, Analysis Assessment, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, DJF, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, External Powers, Forecasts, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Geopolitics, Intelligence, KB, KB, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Region, Paul G Buchanan, Peoples Republic of China, Political Transition, Politics, Security, Super-Power Presence, Trend Forecasting, United States of America, USA  /  Comments Off on A bridge too far.

Headline: A bridge too far. – 36th Parallel Assessments Jiaozhou Bay/Qingdao-Haiwan Bridge, China. Photo: Feel the Planet (feel-planet.com). The Labour-led government in New Zealand has settled on a new mantra when it comes to addressing the US-China rivalry. It claims that New Zealand is ideally situated to become a bridge between the two great powers […]

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2018 Fiji elections – the ‘fake news’ catchphrase of this poll but beware

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, DJF, Editor's Picks, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, IntJourn Project, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on 2018 Fiji elections – the ‘fake news’ catchphrase of this poll but beware

By Sri Krishnamurthi “Fake News” was the catch phrase of the 2018 Fiji Elections – the second democratic elections since Commodore, now Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, carried out Fiji’s fourth coup in 2006. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama … reelected with easily the strongest personal vote in the Fiji general election but his FijiFirst party has […]

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