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Fijian Media Association agrees way forward

The Fijian Media Association (FMA) convened a virtual special general meeting on Thursday, 17 June 2021 to present audited accounts, discuss training opportunities, and...

Pacific’s main newsprint supplier to close

Newspapers across the Pacific are seeking new newsprint suppliers after the 66-year-old Norske Skog paper mill in Kawerau, New Zealand unexpectedly announced it was...

Cambodia: Stop silencing critical commentary on COVID-19

The authorities’ actions are reinforcing the already widespread atmosphere of self-censorship, preventing participation in governance and public affairs, and extinguishing an important safeguard for...
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‘Freedom of Expression is not an option, it is a right’ – MCPNG

The Papua New Guinea Media Council is deeply concerned about the conduct of police officers in the detaining of a media company employee in...

Meet some of the risk-takers and change-makers defending your right to information

Remarks by IFEX Executive Director Annie Game at the launch of a collaborative project with the International Free Expression Project, marking World Press Freedom...

United Nations General General statement on World Press Freedom Day 2021

0 Statement from the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres to mark World Press Freedom Day 2021. Happy #WPFD2021 The global challenges we have faced...

Palau Media Council calls on government to support free and independent media on World...

One of the hallmarks of a democratic society is free and independent media. As we celebrate this year's World Press Freedom Day, with the theme...

“Media Workers are also COVID-19 Frontline Workers,” says PINA President

As we join the global community in marking the UNESCO 2021 World Press Freedom Day today, the Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) acknowledges the...

The Fijian Media Association statement on World Press Freedom Day 2021

The Fijian Media Association takes this moment on World Press Freedom Day to thank and pay tribute to its members for their courageous and...

Papua New Guinea’s Universal Periodic Review

This statement was originally published on on 31 March 2021. The Papua New Guinea government has failed to live up to commitments on women’s...

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Court decision on legality of FAST swearing-in next Monday

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Churches warn against misuse of theology to prevent Covid-19 vaccination and protocols

- Pacific churches have called on Christian leaders not to take advantage of the COVID-19 situation in Fiji to manipulate Christians and proselytize. In a...