- INTELLIGENT RESISTANCE -
Free. Fair. Fearless. Intelligentsiya is made up of Fiji Islanders who are libertarians in their own way and who cherish the free flow of news, ideas and information and will peacefully resist any attempts by the country's military rulers to stifle free speech. intelligentsiya will also bear witness, report and discuss human rights abuses by the authorities.
Reaction in Fiji to the partial relaxation of sanctions on the coup-installed military government has been mixed.
Shamima Ali, a former Fiji Human Rights Commissioner says the interim government needs to improve the human rights situation in the country, while Attar Singh, general secretary of the Fiji Islands Confederation of Trade Unions, says Australia and New Zealand have acted prematurely.
Presenter: Bruce Hill
Speaker: Shamima Ali, coordinator of the Fiji Women's Crisis Centre and a former Fiji Human Rights Commissioner