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22 April 2009 | Samoa

Government considers legal action against Television New Zealand

(PINA/IFEX) - The Samoan government has engaged a lawyer for advice on legal action against Television New Zealand (TVNZ) for a story which it says inaccurately portrayed Samoa as a haven for organised crime, according to the "Samoa Observer".
13 April 2009 | Samoa

Authorities ban distribution of the film Milk

(PINA/IFEX) - Censors in Samoa banned Milk, a movie, based on the life of gay activist Harvey Milk, which won a best actor Oscar for Sean Penn.
31 March 2009 | Samoa

Four journalists attacked while covering high-profile trial of church leader

(IFJ/IFEX) - The following is a 30 March 2009 IFJ media release:
22 October 2008 | Samoa

Newspaper stops covering gun-probe inquiry due to media restrictions

(PINA/IFEX) - Samoa's only daily newspaper, the "Samoa Observer", has decided to stop covering a Commission of Inquiry into alleged gun smuggling because of media restrictions.


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