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Samoa newspaper coverage of death found disrespectful
30-06-2016 - RNZI.

The Samoa Ombudsman says the Samoa Observer's coverage of the death of transgender woman Jeanine Tuivaiki was disrespectful.

Maiava Iulai Toma cited Article 1 of the UN Declaration of Human Rights which says in part 'all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.'