• Mar 26, 2014
    International Labour Organization (ILO) members should support the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry on Fiji at the March 2014 session of the ILO Governing Body, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to key member states.
  • Sep 4, 2013
    The government of Fiji should amend articles that undermine human rights in a draft constitution that is scheduled to be promulgated on September 6, 2013.

Fiji

  • 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.
  • Mar 26, 2014
    International Labour Organization (ILO) members should support the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry on Fiji at the March 2014 session of the ILO Governing Body, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to key member states.
  • Mar 25, 2014
    Human Rights Watch urges the government of Argentina, as a member of the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization (ILO), to support the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry on Fiji at its March 2014 session.
  • Oct 14, 2013
    Human Rights Watch is a nongovernment organization that monitors and reports on international human rights, refugee, and humanitarian law issues in more than 90 countries around the world.
  • Sep 4, 2013
    The government of Fiji should amend articles that undermine human rights in a draft constitution that is scheduled to be promulgated on September 6, 2013.
  • Dec 5, 2012

    The government of Fiji should end human rights abuses that threaten to undermine the legitimacy of the process begun to draft a new constitution.

  • Dec 4, 2012

    Fiji’s interim government has begun consultations about a new constitution, which all recognize as an important step towards the 2014 elections. However, the interim government has unfortunately failed to protect key human rights essential if this consultation process is to be free, fully participatory, inclusive, and transparent.

  • Jun 13, 2012
    On May 17, 2012, the police cancelled a parade organized by Oceania Pride to celebrate the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia in Suva. The organizers had acquired all the necessary permits from the police department and the city council to hold the parade; however, on the day of the parade they had their permits unexpectedly revoked. When they asked for the reason of this sudden decision they were informed that the police had not been aware that the parade was of a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) nature.
  • Dec 2, 2011

    Fiji’s government should end attacks on critics and lift censorship.