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Dateline Pacific evening edition for 28 June 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 28 June 2017



Papua New Guinea's former prime minister Sir Mekere Morauta says the national election is being rigged under the watch of the Electoral Commissioner; the latest attack on a Manus Island detainee shows it is too dangerous for refugees to settle in Papua New Guinea, according to advocates; an anti torture protestor in Fiji has been released after spending a second night in police cells and two days of questioning; there is still dissension among family members who are still opposed to the chosen candidate for the high paramount chief title of Malietoa in Samoa; RAMSI is hailed as a Pacific success story by the Solomons PM; a superbug outbreak in Fiji is linked to a shortage of supplies and an Australian TV series labeled offensive to Tonga is scheduled for release in New Zealand.