26 Jul 2021

Amid Covid-19 crisis, Fiji politicians arrested for criticising govt

From Checkpoint, 6:23 pm on 26 July 2021

Fiji's opposition leader says he won't be intimidated or silenced for criticising government over a land bill.

At least seven politicians were arrested and taken into custody and questioned by police, for criticising government moves to amend land legislation.

It comes as the country faces a challenging period in battling Covid-19 with rising numbers of cases and deaths.

Eleisha Foon has more.