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Fiji - Authorities ban all election coverage 48 hours ahead of historic poll

Reporters without borders
Journalists face jail sentences and fines if they contravene the draconian ban Reporters Without Borders condemns the drastic media blackout that Fiji's government imposed yesterday on tomorrow's parliamentary elections. From this morning until close of polls tomorrow, news media and journalists could be jailed or fined if they provide any election coverage. The government's grounds for imposing the ban 48 hours ahead of these historic elections are to prevent excessive influence on voters. (...)

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