Senin, 17 Oktober 2011
Australia Network News:Stories:West Papua tops Pacific press violations
Director of the Auckland based Pacific Journalism Review David Robie said violence against journalists in West Papua has replaced censorship in Fiji as the most urgent media freedom issue in the region.
"In the past year there've been two killings of journalists, five abductions, or attempted abductions, 18 assualts, including a stabbing of journalist by two people on a motorbike and there've been repeated cases of intimidation and aggression against journalists," he said.
"And of course then there's the general pattern of censorship by both civil and military authorities".
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