18 Oct 2016

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 18 October 2016

From , 4:05 pm on 18 October 2016

The human rights organisation, Amnesty Internnational, says refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru face a deliberate and systematic regime of neglect and cruelty; Papua New Guinea's struggle to contain sorcery-related violence is being linked to a lack of development for the majority rural population. While PNG scrapped the Sorcery Act three years ago in a move to criminalise such attacks, it's proving hard to change mindsets; Fiji's Director of Public Prosecutions says there was no evidence to justify last month's high profile arrests and detentions; Transparency Solomon Islands says the country has taken a big step back with a court affirming tax free salaries for MPs; and in sport FIFA appoints a former Samoa Football chief executive to be the agency's Chief Women's Football Officer.