Call for investigation into Samoa police actions, curtailment of citizens’ rights

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Journalist Dorothy Mark, PINA

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The reported unprovoked assault on journalist Dorothy Mark, who received facial injuries, should be condemned in the strongest terms and those responsible be arrested and charged, said PINA President Kora Nou. Mr Nou is equally concerned with the online abuse targeted at Samoan journalist Ms Lani Wendt Young.