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6 Aug

Greenpeace, environmental campaigner Steve Sawyer, 1956-2019

Steve Sawyer, campaigner on on the 1985 voyage to help the Rongelap people in the Marshall Islands on board the original Rainbow Warrior bombed by French agents in Auckland harbour, has died. Brian Fitzgerald, a former Greenpeace International communications director, profiles the man and his legacy for global environmental action.

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University of the South Pacific annual journalism awards - celebrating 50 years

ANNUAL JOURNALISM AWARDS AT UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC
The Pacific Media Centre's director, Professor David Robie, has been invited as keynote speaker for the annual journalism awards at the University of the South Pacific.

The ceremony is part of events marking the 50th anniversary of the creation of USP and 18 years since the awards were first launched by Dr Robie.

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19 Aug

INDONESIA: Police raid Papuan student dormitory with tear gas, arrest 43

By Ghinan Salman
Surabaya (CNN Indonesia/Indoleft News/Pacific Media Watch):
As many as 43 Papuan students were taken to the district police headquarters after Indonesian police fired teargas and forced their way into a student dormitory in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya at the weekend.

The Papuan students were forcibly removed from their dormitory on Jl Kalasan yesterday and hauled into trucks by police before being taken away.

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