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Coup Four and a Half

June 26th, 2009 · No Comments

In April, Fiji’s government declared a public emergency that has led to total media censorship, a ban on political meetings, and the sacking of judges. It’s increasingly clear that Commodore Frank Bainimarama, Fiji’s prime minister, intends for martial law to become permanent.

Fortunately, journalists are routing around the emergency rules on Coup Four and a Half, a new blog dedicated to disseminating info that Fiji’s censors would rather you didn’t see. Of particular note are the primary-source documents that the blog archives—if you ever wanted to see first-hand evidence of how much a Pacific Islands strongman makes, here’s your chance.


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