Regional Archive January 2013

2012/13 Tropical Cyclone Season Underway

The 2012/2013 tropical cyclone season has been a busy one and we have not yet reached the peak of the season.
Capital FM 107FM boss Moses Stevens has been told to shut down.
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PFF Praises Cool Heads in Vanuatu

PFF, Rarotonga, COOK ISLANDS -- An exchange of letters is an admirably measured response to disagreement in Vanuatu over licensing and ethics at a capital radio station, says the Pacific Freedom Forum.
Papua protestors under arrest by Indonesia authorities.

Indonesia Brutality towards West Papua "medieval" - PFF

PFF, Rarotonga, COOK ISLANDS -- Killing, beating, abducting and jailing journalists in West Papua remains the most immediate issue in regional affairs, states the Pacific Freedom Forum.