Fiji / 2002

Attacks on the Press 2001: Asia Analysis

March 26, 2002 12:11 PM ET

Journalists across Asia faced extraordinary pressures in 2001. Risks included reporting on war and insurgency, covering crime and corruption, or simply expressing a dissenting view in an authoritarian state. CPJ's two most striking indices of press freedom are the annual toll of journalists killed around the world and our list...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Fiji

March 26, 2002 12:07 PM ET

Ongoing political turbulence continued to plague Fiji's media. Tensions between indigenous Fijians and those of Indian descent are often played out in the media, which is divided along ethnic and linguistic lines. The year began with Court of Appeal hearings to determine the legality of prime minister Laisenia Qarase's interim...

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