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Why data power of social media giants like Facebook troubles human rights

By   /  April 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cambridge Analytica, Civil Society, data mining, ethnic cleansing, Evening Report, Facebook, Free speech, Gatekeepers, Global, Human Rights, Internet, Mainstream media, Marketplace of ideas, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, News sources, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Social Media, Surveillance, Technology, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on Why data power of social media giants like Facebook troubles human rights

By Sarah Joseph in Melbourne Facebook has had a bad few weeks. The social media giant had to apologise for failing to protect the personal data of millions of users from being accessed by data mining company Cambridge Analytica. Outrage is brewing over its admission to spying on people via their Android phones. Its stock […]

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How Philippine state surveillance is used as a tool to silence critics

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Democracy, Evening Report, Featured, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Media, Media censorship, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, state surveillance, Surveillance  /  Comments Off on How Philippine state surveillance is used as a tool to silence critics

BRIEFING: Special report by Jodesz Gavilan and Sofia Tomacruz in Manila Human rights activists say that the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is prone to abuse and is a violation of a citizen’s right to privacy. If left unchecked, it can lead to ‘far worse attacks.’ Human rights groups say the administrations of […]

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Renewed Papuan independence call amid alleged ‘hostage’ standoff

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Colonialism, Decolonisation, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua, Hostages, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Mimika, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, protest, Reports, Security, Self Determination, Surveillance, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on Renewed Papuan independence call amid alleged ‘hostage’ standoff

West Papuan protesters for independence in Jakarta this week. Image CNN Indonesia By Lalu Rahadian in Jakarta Conflicts in Papua province will not be resolved until the Indonesian government provides the Papuan people with an opportunity to determine their future through an international forum, says a leading advocate. Indonesian People’s Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) […]

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Canada blacklists tag Philippines with third highest number of ‘terrorists’

By   /  February 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Abu Sayyaf, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Evening Report, Iraq, Jose Maria Sison, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, National Democratic Front, Pacific Media Centre, peace, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Rajah Solaiman Movement, Reports, Saudi Arabia, Surveillance, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on Canada blacklists tag Philippines with third highest number of ‘terrorists’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Wanted terrorists … This undated poster released jointly by the Philippine military and the US Embassy in Manila shows terrorist leaders wanted by authorities for alleged murders, extortion and kidnappings with corresponding rewards for their capture. Image: Inquirer News By Roy Abrhamn Narra and Carlo Casingcasing in Manila […]

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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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Greenpeace video shows NZ oil seismic blasts ‘betrayal’ over climate change

By   /  December 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Amazon Warrior, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Chevron, Climate, Climate Change, Environment, Environmental activism, Evening Report, Greenpeace NZ, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, mining, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, seismic monitoring, Statoil, Surveillance  /  Comments Off on Greenpeace video shows NZ oil seismic blasts ‘betrayal’ over climate change

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The Schlumberger seismic survey vessel, Amazon Warrior, seismic blasting approximately 120 nautical miles off the East Coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Video: Nigel Marple/Greenpeace Greenpeace NZ has released aerial footage from a reconnaissance flight of the world’s biggest seismic ship, the Amazon Warrior, blasting for oil 120 […]

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