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MIL-Evening Report: Mata’afa Keni Lesa: Samoan politics and criminal libel – stay tuned

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Blogging, Criminal libel, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights Protection Party, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Samoa, Samoa Observer  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mata’afa Keni Lesa: Samoan politics and criminal libel – stay tuned

By Mata’afa Keni Lesa, editor of the Samoa Observer It’s all happening in Samoa today. For such a small country, there really is no dull moment. With the latest political maneuvering within the ruling Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP), and the developments in the halls of law and justice during the past couple of days, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Samoan police arrest anti-government blogger ‘King Faipopo’

By   /  February 12, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Blogging, Criminal libel, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, Media, Media Freedom, Media Law, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Samoa  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Samoan police arrest anti-government blogger ‘King Faipopo’

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Samoan anti-government blogger Malele Paulo has been arrested, reports RNZ Pacific. Malele, who uses the pseudonym “King Faipopo”, is being held in police custody. RNZ reported Malele had been charged with making threatening social media statements towards the Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, under a new criminal libel law. Malele, who […]

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