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Robredo slams extrajudicial killings, online trolls in Rights Day message

By   /  December 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Human Rights Day, Leni Robredo, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Robredo slams extrajudicial killings, online trolls in Rights Day message

Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo wants Filipinos to stand up to human rights violations being done to them. Image: OVP File By Mara Cepeda in Manila On the eve of Human Rights Day, Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo called on Filipinos to stand up against all forms of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings in the war […]

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Duterte blamed for spate of killings – 10 Filipino activists dead in 48 hours

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Death squads, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, priests, Reports  /  Comments Off on Duterte blamed for spate of killings – 10 Filipino activists dead in 48 hours

A protest over the latest killings in the Philippines. Image: Image: Dee Ayroso/Butlatlat By Dee Ayroso in Manila Church groups and human rights advocates are holding the Duterte administration accountable for the spate of attacks which killed 10 activists in a span of two days. The slain victims were two religious leaders in Luzon and […]

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Philippine media freedom riskier, traumatic under Duterte, says PCIJ director

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Rule of Law, War on drugs, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Philippine media freedom riskier, traumatic under Duterte, says PCIJ director

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Being a journalist in the Philippines has become a lot tougher, riskier and traumatic in the face of  President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called “war on drugs” which has seen more than 7000 people killed in the Philippines in the last 18 months, says a leading media researcher and advocate. In a […]

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Pacific Media Centre turns ten, talks media freedom under violent threat

By   /  December 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Human Rights, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Independent media, Indonesia, Journalism Education, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Reports, University media, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Pacific Media Centre turns ten, talks media freedom under violent threat

PCIJ’s Malou Mangahas speaking at the AUT Pacific Media Centre summit “Journalism Under Duress” in Auckland. Image: Kendall Hutt /PMC Auckland University of Technology’s Pacific Media Centre has marked its tenth anniversary with a seminar discussing two of the wider region’s most critical media freedom crises. The “Journalism Under Duress” seminar examined media freedom and […]

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Philippines reporting risks grow under ‘The Punisher’, says PCIJ advocate

By   /  December 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Colin Peacock, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Human Rights, Malou Mangahas, Media, Media Freedom, Mediawatch, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PCIJ, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Reports  /  Comments Off on Philippines reporting risks grow under ‘The Punisher’, says PCIJ advocate

Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism executive director Malou Mangahas speaking at the Pacific Media Centre’s 10th anniversary media freedom summit at Auckland University of Technology. Image: Khairiah A. Rahman/PMC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Journalists in the Philippines take their life in their hands doing their job. What was already one of the world’s riskiest places […]

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Media freedom under the spotlight in PMC 10th anniversary event

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Reports, War on drugs, West Papua human rights, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Media freedom under the spotlight in PMC 10th anniversary event

Pacific Media Centre … highlights threats to media freedom in anniversary. Image: PMC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region are under the spotlight at the Pacific Media Centre’s 10th anniversary event tomorrow. Since 2007, the PMC has examined whether the region is at a tipping point in media freedom […]

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2 shot dead in Philippine human rights violations fact-finding mission

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Karapatan, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Security  /  Comments Off on 2 shot dead in Philippine human rights violations fact-finding mission

The Negros human rights violations fact-finding mission. Image: Karapatan Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Three members of a Philippine fact-finding mission team have been shot by armed men in Negros Oriental, reports Karapatan. The three were shot at 2.40pm yesterday at Barangay San Ramon, Bayawan, Negros Oriental. Elisa Badayos of Karapatan Central Visayas and Elioterio Moises, […]

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Philippines under Duterte – acute impunity and fettered information

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ampatuan massacre, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Maguindanao massacre, Massacres, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Security  /  Comments Off on Philippines under Duterte – acute impunity and fettered information

Eight years later, families of the 58 people massacred in Maguindanao – including 32 journalists – continue to wait for justice. Image: UCANews ANALYSIS: By Malou Mangahas in Manila Eight years ago on 23 November 2009, 32 journalists were among the 58 who were killed in what is now known as the Maguindanao Massacre, until […]

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Indonesians fear Duterte-style assassinations, drug war

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, assassinations, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Joko Widodo, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Murder, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Indonesians fear Duterte-style assassinations, drug war

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Indonesian President Joko Widowo (right) takes a look at seized drugs in Jakarta last December before they were destroyed. Image: Bay Ismoyo/UCAN By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta Church officials and human rights activists believe Indonesia could be heading down the same path as the Philippines after the […]

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Catholic Church blasts Duterte’s war on drugs as ‘reign of terror’

By   /  February 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Catholic, Catholic Church, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, poverty, Reign of terror, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Catholic Church blasts Duterte’s war on drugs as ‘reign of terror’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A protest in Manila over the killings in the so-called “war on drug”. Image: Bullit Marquez/Sputnik The Philippines’ Catholic Church has blasted President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” for creating a “reign of terror”. In its most strongly worded attack yet on the crackdown on drug pushers and […]

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‘No one can stop me’, says Duterte on possible martial law in Philippines

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Courts, drugs, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Fernando Marcos, habeas corpus, Human Rights, Martial Law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Supreme Court, War against drugs  /  Comments Off on ‘No one can stop me’, says Duterte on possible martial law in Philippines

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alingogan reports from Manila on a game-changing president marking six months in office. Video: AJ YouTube Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would consider declaring martial law if the drug problem deteriorates, adding “no one can stop” him from making such a decision. President […]

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Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his head’

By   /  December 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Funerals, Human Rights, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Murder, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Security, vigilante, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his head’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his head’ | Asia Pacific Report Home Asia Report Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his… MOST POPULAR EDITOR’S PICKS MOST COMMENTS – Partner Groups – GLOBAL REPORTAGE

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Duterte threatens to kill rights activists if drug problem worsens

By   /  December 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, drugs, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, narcotics, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, vigilante, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Duterte threatens to kill rights activists if drug problem worsens

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz President Duterte says his accusers should be blamed if “war on drugs” fails. Image: Philippine Daily Inquirer By Marlon Ramos in Manila Human rights advocates, beware. You might just be next in “The Punisher’s” crosshairs. President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to kill human rights activists critical of his […]

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NZ should have barred ‘tough guy’ Duterte visit, says Human Rights Foundation

By   /  November 24, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Diplomacy, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Murray McCully, New Zealand, Newstalk ZB, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte  /  Comments Off on NZ should have barred ‘tough guy’ Duterte visit, says Human Rights Foundation

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz President Rodrigo Duterte … “engaging character” but extrajudicial killings off the agenda. Image: ANU/AsiaPacifiic The chairman of the Human Rights Foundation says New Zealand has standards for granting visas, and he does not think the president of the Philippines would meet them, reports Newztalk ZB. President Rodrigo Duterte […]

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