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Preliminary ruling finds Fiji 4 not guilty of sedition

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand - An opinion writer and three newspaper executives in Fiji were found not guilty of sedition Friday in a preliminary court ruling, although a judge has yet to make a final decision in the case.
Three assessors also ruled the Fiji Times company was not guilty. Under the Fiji judicial system, the judge can chose to either follow or ignore the findings of the assessors. The judge adjourned the court on Friday, saying he planned to issue his verdict Tuesday.
The case has major implications for press freedom in the South Pacific nation. Many people consider the Fiji...
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Preliminary ruling finds Fiji 4 not guilty of sedition

One year ago   |   By

An opinion writer and three newspaper executives in Fiji have been found not guilty of sedition in a preliminary ruling, although a judge has yet to rule
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