Analysis

Caitlin Johnstone: US declines Israel’s invitation to start WW3 (for now)

COMMENTARY: By Caitlin Johnstone Iran has carried out its long-promised retaliation for Israel’s attack on its consulate building in Damascus, launching a massive barrage of drones and missiles which it...

Caitlin Johnstone: Getting Gaza right is the absolute bare minimum requirement

COMMENTARY: By Caitlin Johnstone Gaza is simpler than Iraq. Iraq was simpler than Yemen. Yemen was simpler than Libya....

Open letter: On NZ news media and ‘faceless, nameless’ Palestinians

Pacific Media Watch This unpublished “heartfelt” letter sent to The Press this week criticising its April 6 editorial about...

French security forces in Nouméa ahead of two opposing political marches

By Patrick Decloitre Security forces reinforcements were sent from France ahead of two rival marches in the capital Nouméa...

Indonesian military’s crimes in West Papua and the democratic solution

By Sharon Muller On Friday, March 22, a video circulated of TNI (Indonesian military) soldiers torturing a civilian in...

Community, demagogues and the South Pacific news media

By David Robie On 19 October 1995, the Governor-General of Papua New Guinea issued the terms of reference for a Constitutional Review Committee's (CRC) Subcommittee...

Archive: Pacifications: The erosion of press freedom in Oceania

By David Robie in Arena Magazine Abstract: Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights says, "Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion...

Archive: Crusading journalism in the blood from Edinburgh to Aotearoa [Profile]

"It's ironic that my work is published more outside New Zealand than it is here." (Article first published in 1992). PROFILE: By Murray Horton "My conception...

Archive: Fiji 1987: ‘Sit down everybody. This is a takeover!’

Fiji: Countdown to a coup ANALYSIS: By David Robie in New Outlook Sakeasi Butadroka fingers his trademark blood-red bow-tie and laughs: "This represents the blood of...

Archive: Challenging Goliath – New Internationalist 1986

When Aotearoa (NZ) banned nuclear warships from its ports it was seen as David standing up to Washington's Goliath. But behind Prime Minister David...