Fiji: Regime says it will ease emergency controls

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January 1, 2012
Raleigh News & Observer    
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"Fiji's military government will move Saturday to lift a state of emergency it imposed in 2009, as the country prepares to open consultation on a new constitution, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said in a New Year's message. The Public Emergency Regulations gave police and the military extended powers, imposed tough censorship on the South Pacific nation's media and tightly controlled public assembly." (01/01/12)



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