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In this 17 November 2001 file photo, a Papuan holds the Morning Star independence flag during the funeral of a prominent independence leader in Sentani, West Papua, REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Indonesia’s influence in Fiji and the Solomon Islands may be behind a worrying crackdown in those islands.

In this 26 April 2006 file photo, caretaker prime minister Snyder Rini, center, at parliament house in Honiara in the Solomon Islands, is escorted through a media pack by armed police, AP Photo/Rob Griffith

The IFJ’s new report provides an insight into the media landscape and working conditions for media workers in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Link to: PFF condemns use of compensation threats over media content in Solomon Islands

The Solomon Star newspaper has filed a police complaint over two incidents in which a group demanded compensation linked to headline-coverage of allegations of an extra-marital affair by the prime minister.