Whether the Fijian government and/or security forces are suppressing media reports of discriminatory acts against Indo-Fijians; specific instances of such suppression [FJI40021.E]

Information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

IRB Databases


Unsuccessful attempts at contacting representatives from media sources in Fiji, including the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the Daily Post, the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, the Fiji Sun, the Fiji Times, and Fiji Village

World News Connection (WNC)

Internet sites, including:

Amnesty International (AI)

Australia. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

BBC News

Citizens' Constitutional Forum (CCF)

Daily Post [Suva]

Fiji Government Online (FGO)

The Fiji Times [Fiji]


Minority Electronic Resources

Minority Rights Group

Movement for Democracy in Fiji

Pacific Islands Report [Honolulu]