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Three prison officers sacked over Fiji ‘torture’ video

From the article: “Apparently shot using a mobile phone, it shows one handcuffed man being savagely beaten with batons and metal bars, and another being set upon by a dog as the animal’s handler urges it on.”

That sounds really bad, you say?  What sayeth the leader of Fiji:

Bainimarama has also dismissed concerns expressed by non-government organisations about the video, saying they “are paid by the international community to jump up and down every time we do something.”

Hmm…if by “do something” you mean “torture inmates,” then yes.  Guess we won’t be holding our breath to see some reforms.

Read the article here.

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