Solomon Islands bans Facebook for ‘harmful content’

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In this 17 November 2001 file photo, a Papuan holds the Morning Star independence flag during the funeral of a prominent independence leader in Sentani, West Papua, REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

The outlawing of a Pacific flag?

Indonesia’s influence in Fiji and the Solomon Islands may be behind a worrying crackdown in those islands.

In this 26 April 2006 file photo, caretaker prime minister Snyder Rini, center, at parliament house in Honiara in the Solomon Islands, is escorted through a media pack by armed police, AP Photo/Rob Griffith

IFJ launches Strengthening Media in the Pacific report

The IFJ’s new report provides an insight into the media landscape and working conditions for media workers in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Link to: PFF condemns use of compensation threats over media content in Solomon Islands

PFF condemns use of compensation threats over media content in Solomon Islands

The Solomon Star newspaper has filed a police complaint over two incidents in which a group demanded compensation linked to headline-coverage of allegations of an extra-marital affair by the prime minister.