• Oct 26, 2014
    UN member states should press the government of Fiji during its UN human rights review to end ill-treatment in detention, cease harassment and arbitrary arrest of its citizens, and stop interfering with judicial independence, Human Rights Watch said today. Fiji will undergo its second Universal Periodic Review (UPR), an assessment of each member country’s rights record held every four years, before the Human Rights Council in Geneva on October 29, 2014.
  • Sep 7, 2014
    Fiji’s political parties and their candidates should make respect for human rights a central issue in their campaigns for the election on September 17, 2014.

Fiji

  • Oct 26, 2014
    UN member states should press the government of Fiji during its UN human rights review to end ill-treatment in detention, cease harassment and arbitrary arrest of its citizens, and stop interfering with judicial independence, Human Rights Watch said today. Fiji will undergo its second Universal Periodic Review (UPR), an assessment of each member country’s rights record held every four years, before the Human Rights Council in Geneva on October 29, 2014.
  • Sep 24, 2014
    Fiji’s September 17 elections, the first in nearly eight years, were widely held to have restored democratic rule. An estimated 600,000 voters went to the polls, many casting their ballots for the very first time.
  • Sep 7, 2014
    We write to you ahead of the elections scheduled for September 17, 2014 to urge that the Fiji First Party uphold the principles of international human rights law in your political policies and commitments.
  • Sep 7, 2014
    We write to you ahead of the elections scheduled for September 17, 2014 to urge that the Fiji Labour Party uphold the principles of international human rights law in your political policies and commitments.
  • Sep 7, 2014
    We write to you ahead of the elections scheduled for September 17, 2014 to urge that the National Federation Party uphold the principles of international human rights law in your political policies and commitments.
  • Sep 7, 2014
    We write to you ahead of the elections scheduled for September 17, 2014 to urge that the People’s Democratic Party uphold the principles of international human rights law in your political policies and commitments.
  • Sep 7, 2014
    We write to you ahead of the elections scheduled for September 17, 2014 to urge that the Social Democratic Liberal Party uphold the principles of international human rights law in your political policies and commitments.
  • Sep 7, 2014
    Fiji’s political parties and their candidates should make respect for human rights a central issue in their campaigns for the election on September 17, 2014.
  • Jul 11, 2014
    In Fiji, one must choose between being an advocate for media freedom and a journalist.
  • Apr 8, 2014
    Every year over 400,000 tourists flock to the pristine islands of Fiji, its celestial exterior barely revealing a turbulent political past.