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Christchurch attack: shaky minds, guns and the internet

  • March 19th, 2019
  • Posted by EU Australia

The shooting outrage in New Zealand on Friday put a focus on anti-immigration, anti-Moslem ethno-nationalist movements in many Western countries – but it’s a question whether it will break their support.

Lee Duffield joins in the drive to find explanations for a surge of barbarism this century reaching even into the peaceful streets of Christchurch. … Read More »

Taking a stand on media freedom in the Pacific

  • July 26th, 2018
  • Posted by EU Australia

When the host county Nauru banned the pool broadcaster, ABC, from the Pacific Islands summit set for September, it was condemned widely for an attack on freedom of the media.

Lee Duffield paid a visit this week to Dan McGarry, head of the Vanuatu Daily Post, who took a lead, declaring his outlet would no longer go. … Read More »

Vanuatu : Freedom, Custom and Change …

  • August 17th, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

2014 EU PICS SURFHandling the claims of the outside world – matching custom and change – is a way of life for the Ni-Vanuatu, the people of the Pacific Islands republic of Vanuatu. … Read More »

New Caledonia: “Getting ready for independence”

  • July 12th, 2014
  • Posted by EU Australia

rom Lee Duffield –  in the Pacific islands.

Noumea harbourThe mood in New Caledonia, the racially and ethnically divided French territory of the South-west Pacific, is there for the outsider to easily sample.
It has great promise, with a studied accord on getting to some form, or other, of independence; and in other ways it does not feel good. (Picture – Noumea harbour) … Read More »

Pacific Media Project To Counter Fiji Bans …

  • July 19th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor


The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has announced a new project to strengthen the arm of media workers and press freedom advocates, defending fundamental freedoms in the Pacific region. … Read More »

Fiji Regime: EU Rebuke Over Latest Dispute …

  • July 19th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

fiji-man.jpgThe latest deed of the military regime in Fiji, to further separate itself from democratic practice in the Pacific region, been criticised by the European Union, a substantial development partner. … Read More »

Fiji: Behind The Tapa Curtain

  • April 21st, 2009
  • Posted by 7thmin

dorney-document-resize.jpgMedia in Fiji are under intimidation and the military regime “doesn’t care” about pressure from Australia, the EU or other outside forces, according to the evicted Australian correspondent, Sean Dorney, (picture; with Fiji deportation order).

His comments backed up widespread condemnation of the regime’s attack on the right to free mass media.  … Read More »