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Former Fiji academic claims interim government forced him out

Former Fiji academic claims interim government forced him out

Updated 25 January 2013, 21:16 AEST

The former head of the Journalism department at the University of the South Pacific claims he was forced to leave Fiji because of pressure from the coup installed military government.

Dr Marc Edge has now returned to Vancouver after getting involved in several public rows with supporters of the interim government over the issue of media censorship.

He tells Bruce Hill he blames the interim government for what happened to him.

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Presenter: Bruce Hill

Speaker: Former head of journalism at the University of the South Pacific, Dr Marc Edge

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Bruce is one of the Pacific’s most experienced journalists with nearly 20 years covering the region and has won several international awards.

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