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Media freedom in Pacific a growing challenge, says journalism academic

By   /  December 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, DJF, EMTV, EMTV News, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Journalism Education, KB, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Institute for Pacific Research, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Reports, Social Issues, Social justice  /  Comments Off on Media freedom in Pacific a growing challenge, says journalism academic

EMTV journalist Scott Waide … “Papua New Guinea is a democracy and the media is free to hold those in authority to account.” Image: PMC By Blessen Tom Pacific media freedom and ignorance of Pacific issues by mainstream media in New Zealand are growing challenges for the region, says a journalism academic “There are so […]

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Housing trust chief slams ‘short cuts’ approach to NZ homes crisis

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, affordable housing, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, DJF, Economics, Evening Report, Featured, House rentals, Housing, Human Rights, Indigenous, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Niue, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Social justice  /  Comments Off on Housing trust chief slams ‘short cuts’ approach to NZ homes crisis

Kiwi Build … criticised as not an affordable housing solution for many New Zealanders as only caters for middle class people with higher household incomes. Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai A housing trust chief executive has condemned the government for taking “short cuts” to tackle New Zealand’s housing crisis. “We need to stop pulling […]

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Step up efforts to support Indonesian women’s rights plea to Jakarta

By   /  March 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Evening Report, Featured, Gender, Gender empowerment, Gender security, Gender violence, Human Rights, Indonesia, Injustice, Justice, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Social justice  /  Comments Off on Step up efforts to support Indonesian women’s rights plea to Jakarta

By Sheany in Jakarta The National Commission on Violence Against Women, or Komnas Perempuan, has called on the government to do more to protect women’s rights, particularly by enacting a long-overdue bill on the elimination of sexual violence. The commission also said that current response to and handling of cases of violence against women in […]

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Gender and diversity research at AUT turns 10

By   /  March 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cultural diversity, Culture, diversity, Evening Report, Feminism, feminist studies, Gender, Human Rights, Indigenous, inequality, Justice, Maori, Maori culture, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Research, Social justice, Te Ao Māori  /  Comments Off on Gender and diversity research at AUT turns 10

By Helen Twose in Auckland Auckland University of Technology’s Gender and Diversity Research Group has reached a significant milestone, celebrating 10 years of research and debate on gender and diversity issues within the community. Formed in 2007 with the aim of establishing a network of researchers within (and beyond) AUT who share an interest in […]

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42 years after Timor-Leste’s declared independence, a democracy plea

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Democracy, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Justice, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Political Stability, Politics, Reports, Social justice, Timor-Leste, Timor-Leste resistance  /  Comments Off on 42 years after Timor-Leste’s declared independence, a democracy plea

ETAN members at the time of the award of the Order of Timor-Leste, the country’s highest honour, in 2012: John M. Miller (second from right), and Charles Scheiner (right), with other special awardees Father Domingos Morato da Cunha (left) and Father Reinaldo Cardoso at the presidential ceremony. Image: ETAN OPINION: Open letter by Charles Scheiner, […]

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Colourful, vibrant Aotearoa rally condemns Trump’s ‘racist, Islamophobic’ bans

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Human Rights, Immigration, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Minorities, Multimedia, Muslim, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, protest, racism, Reports, Social justice  /  Comments Off on Colourful, vibrant Aotearoa rally condemns Trump’s ‘racist, Islamophobic’ bans

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Video and images by the Pacific Media Centre’s Del Abcede. Video: Café Pacific More than 2000 people have taken part in a colourful and vibrant  “Aotearoa Against Muslim Ban” march in New Zealand’s largest city to condemn the “racist and Islamophobic” immigration bans ordered by US President Trump. […]

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Indonesia blocks websites circulating #LetWestPapuaVote petition

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Social justice, Social Media, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Indonesia blocks websites circulating #LetWestPapuaVote petition

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Launch of the Free West Papua Campaigns 2017 global petition calling for an internationally-supervised vote for West Papua at Westminster last week. Video: Pouk Malay By Badriyanto in Jakarta Indonesian military (TNI) chief General Gatot Nurmantyo was relaxed in response to news that there is a West Papua […]

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