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Fiji suspends council meetings for anti-govt speech

Fiji suspends council meetings for anti-govt speech

Updated 29 February 2012, 8:15 AEDT

Rewa province leaders say the interim Fiji Government has suspended its council meetings after anti government speeches.

In a speech at the meeting Ro Teimumu Kepa - who holds the Roko Tui Dreketi title- again made clear the Rewa Provincial Council did not support the Bainimarama regime.

The speeches also included claims the military government had threatened to withhold three million dollars in development funding unless council leaders supported the regime.

Presenter: Cameron Wilson

Speaker: Jese Sikivou, spokesperson for Ro Teimumu Kepa

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