11 May 2009

Two journalists detained in Fiji

7:32 am on 11 May 2009

Two journalists from a Fiji on-line newsite are being held after being taken to Suva's Central Police Station.

Dionisia Turagabeci and Shelvin Chand both work for Fiji LIve.

Mr Chand has been detained since Saturday, but Ms Turagabeci was taken in yesterday.

Our correspondent in Suva says colleagues have not been allowed to visit the pair.

Under the Emergency Regulations media organisations are not allowed to report on anything which might cast a negative light on the interim regime