August 01, 2012

Mixed reaction in Fiji to sanctions change

Updated 1 August 2012, 9:15 AEST

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

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