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Imprisoned Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste talks to INSI about media safety (International News Safety Institute)

When Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste and his two colleagues were imprisoned in Egypt on terrorism charges, media safety was cast into the spotlight.

The Australian spent 400 days in jail, following a trial that sparked an international outcry from politicians, diplomats and celebrities who were suddenly made aware of the vulnerability of reporters around the world. 360 more words

West Papua is still dangerous for journalism: Urgent reminder to all foreign journalists applying to report in West Papua

WestPapuaMedia Editorial / Urgent Safety Briefing

May 11, 2015

WestPapuaMedia is greatly concerned that the statements made on May 9 by Indonesian President Joko (Jokowi) Widodo in Jayapura regarding the ending of the foreign media ban for journalists to visit West Papua, is not being given due diligence by foreign media, and reminds all foreign media workers that West Papua is and still remains an incredibly dangerous place for journalists to report, and present an even greater threat to the safety of all journalism sources. 1,258 more words

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Chairman of AJI Jayapura: Importance of Open Access to Foreign Journalists into Papua

by Arnold Belau at our partner Tabloid Jubi

April 29, 2015

Jayapura, Jubi – Chairman of Journalists Alliance (AJI) in Jayapura city, Victor Mambor, said it is very important to open access to foreign journalists into Papua in order to avoid misinterpretations of Papua. 412 more words

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Journalists in Conflict Areas Today & Tomorrow

Yesterday, I was in a very serious FB discussion with a group of well respected journalists and others from all around the world. The subject was “does the Geneva Convention apply to the dreadful situation of kidnapped British journalist John Cantile?” 965 more words


Creative tools for anonymous participatory video making

How children make videos and NOT appear in the video itself

Often children express themselves about sensitive topics through video, and often it is not in the best interest of a child to appear in the video itself. 62 more words

Update on Manokwari police beating of journalist Oktovianus Pogau

Statement/ Media safety briefing from Oktovianus Pogau, SuaraPapua.com

October 27, 2012

I (Oktovianus Pogau, a journalist at suarapapua.com and a freelancer for The Jakarta Globe) will report on a beating that I experienced, perpetrated by police in Manokwari, West Papua. 928 more words

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Indonesian police threaten Bintang Papua journalists in Yapen for reporting on demos

Threats against Bintang Papua journalists reported by JUBI

JUBI, 2 June 2012Jayapura: According to several journalists working in Serui, Yapen district in Papua, including a journalist from Bintang Papua,  they had been warned against publishing information about a demonstration that took place there on 29 May. 304 more words

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