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Samoan media changes rushed & unnecessary, says Opposition

The Opposition party in Samoa says the governments interference with a proposed media council can be compared to the treatment of the media by the interim government in Fiji, led by Frank Bainimarama.The government is attempting to push through a Media Council as soon as possible - nearly a year before the original target set to establish the body.Opposition leader, Palusalue Fa'apo II, says the government has no right to interfere, and that \Samoa is getting closer to what's happening in Fiji\, where freedom of speech is limited.Presenter:Bruce HillSpeaker:Palusalue Fa'apo, Opposition Leader, Samoa