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Maldives urged to respect rights of journalists

KUCHING: The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) has urged the new authorities in the Maldives to respect the rights of journalists there to work without fear of intimidation and in a safe and respectful atmosphere.

CJA president Rita Payne said the association has developed valuable relationships with the Maldivian media over the last few years and while it remained neutral in matters of internal politics, it would not stay silent if members in the Commonwealth journalism fraternity were endangered.

Read more: http://www.theborneopost.com/2012/02/11/maldives-urged-to-respect-rights-of-journalists/#ixzz1oIRKVCFb

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