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Fiji Coups

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand International):  Rear-Admiral Voreqe Bainimarama is being investigated by the Fijian police for breaching his own election-related military...
Monday, April 14, 2014
SUVA (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): Another opposition party in Fiji has warned that things are not free and fair in Fiji and that the democratic elections in September...
Friday, September 6, 2013
SUVA (Fiji Women's Rights Movement / Pacific Media Watch): Fourteen Fijians were arrested in Suva today for a silent protest outside the President’s official residence and were later...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand International / Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says the release of Fiji’s new constitution is a “positive step, even if it is not...
Friday, July 5, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / The Nation): The leader of Fiji’s first two coups and a former elected prime minister who ushered in the 1997 constitution, Major-General Sitiveni Rabuka, admits...
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch): Fiji is at a critical juncture in its history, with an opportunity to build an inclusive and a non-racist society, says a leading economist.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
SUVA (Pacific Scoop / Republika / Pacific Media Watch): A Fiji academic has partly blamed the “corporate” owners of news media in the country in effectively silencing the media in a...
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Rohit Deo SUVA (Fijivillage.com /Pacific Media Watch): Fiji's 1987 coup leader Sitiveni Rabuka says that it is up to the people of the country to forgive him for his actions. A young woman...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Graham Davis COMMENTARY: The 26th anniversary of the first 1987 Coup has revived some traumatic memories for many of us who lived through it – the shock, the air of menace, the violence, the...
Friday, May 10, 2013
Daniel Drageset AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The Fijian Ministry of Information announced Friday it will escalate its efforts against cyber crime.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Daniel Drageset AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama will over the next couple of days feature on several talkback radio shows to answer questions about the new Fijian draft...
Monday, April 8, 2013
Andrew Thomas SUVA (Al Jazeera / Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): Fijians are weighing up a controversial new draft constitution aimed at restoring democracy in the South Pacific nation...
Thursday, April 4, 2013
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch / Pacific Scoop): Pacific news media need to adopt a constructive and proactive approach to reporting conflicts.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Mark P. Williams WELLINGTON (Scoop Media/Pacific Media Watch): Twin protests against alleged police brutality, human rights abuses and worker rights by the Fiji regime of Commodore Voreqe...
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Crosbie Walsh OPINION:  It's so easy to flick quickly though the news and accept what the journalist writes or says, often reporting the views of another, without taking time out to really...