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Melanesia: New report highlights increasingly hostile media environment

A new report published by the “Pacific Journalism Review” highlights threats against media freedom in the Melanesia region, particularly in Vanuatu, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, and West Papua.

University of the South Pacific told to explain ‘unprecedented’ expulsion of journalists

Journalists were barred from entering the main campus of the University of the South Pacific where protests have been organized against alleged financial irregularities.

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Fiji’s online safety law threatens to muzzle free speech

Pacific Freedom Forum has warned that Fiji’s Online Safety Act is designed to muzzle, not protect citizens.