Samoa asked to drop criminal charges against blogger ‘King Faipopo’

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Attorney General attacks “Samoa Observer”

The International Federation of Journalists expresses solidarity with journalists and their sources in Samoa who are being subject to legal threats and investigations that seek to prevent them from reporting on the truth.

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Assault of PNG journalist and online abuse of Samoan editor are “uncalled for”, says PINA

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.

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Samoa urged to consult the public on revival of criminal libel law

he Pacific Freedom Forum is calling for the review of the revival of the libel law.