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dc.contributor.authorRobie, Den_NZ
dc.contributor.editorRatuva, Sen_NZ
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-03T23:07:13Z
dc.date.available2019-10-03T23:07:13Z
dc.date.copyright2017-07-07en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationPacific Dynamics: Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, Volume 1, Number 1 July 2017
dc.identifier.issn2463-641Xen_NZ
dc.identifier.issn2463-641Xen_NZ
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/12880
dc.description.abstractState-backed terrorism as exemplified by the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior, the Amsterdam-registered flagship of the Greenpeace environmental movement, on 10 July 1985 in New Zealand, and the assassination of pro-independence leaders and, allegedly, at least one journalist in French Pacific territories by secret agents or military officers in subsequent years, has left a legacy of insecurity. In July 2015, New Zealand marked the thirtieth anniversary of the bombing in a more subdued manner than a decade earlier. While there was considerable focus on a rehashing of the French spy drama from a narrow “how we covered it” perspective, there was little introspection or reflection on broader issues of regional security. For example, the sabotage of the environmental flagship was not addressed in the wider context of nuclear-free and independence movements active in New Caledonia, New Zealand’s near Pacific neighbour, or of nuclear refugees such as those from Rongelap Atoll, from where the Rainbow Warrior had relocated an entire community to a safer environment following United States nuclear tests in the Marshall Islands. At the time of the second anniversary, Le Monde exposed the responsibility of President François Mitterrand for Opération Satanique and later revealed much of the detail about the so-called “third team” of bombers. This paper examines the broader context of the bombing in the Pacific geopolitical challenges of the time and the legacy for the region, from a journalist’s perspective, as the region has moved from the insecurity of nuclear refugees to that of climate change refugees, or climate-forced migrants. The paper also contextualises a research and publication multimedia project by some forty student journalists in a university partnership with Little Island Press from the perspective of media and terrorism, deliberative journalism (DJ) and human rights journalism (HRJ).en_NZ
dc.languageEnglishen_NZ
dc.publisherMacmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies / University of Canterburyen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttps://ir.canterbury.ac.nz/handle/10092/13641en_NZ
dc.rightsThis journal provides immediate access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Authors of articles published remain the copyright holders and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the article according to a Creative Commons Attribution license agreement.
dc.subjectClimate change refugeesen_NZ
dc.subjectEnvironmental journalismen_NZ
dc.subjectGlobal warmingen_NZ
dc.subjectHuman rights journalismen_NZ
dc.subjectNuclear refugeesen_NZ
dc.subjectPeace journalismen_NZ
dc.subjectSecurityen_NZ
dc.subjectTerrorismen_NZ
dc.subjectRainbow Warrioren_NZ
dc.titleThe Insecurity Legacy of the Rainbow Warrior Affair: A Human Rights Transition From Nuclear to Climate-change Refugeesen_NZ
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccessen_NZ
aut.relation.endpage152
aut.relation.issue1en_NZ
aut.relation.pages19
aut.relation.startpage133
aut.relation.volume1en_NZ
pubs.elements-id215554
aut.relation.journalPacific Dynamics: Journal of Interdisciplinary Researchen_NZ


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