Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

​NGO condemns media freedom violations during elections

This includes a gag order on a well-known blogger as a result of a complaint by the head of the Electoral Commission.

In a statement, the RSF said journalists who went to cover the elections in the northern province of Madang were kept at bay by the police and the electoral commission.

“In the capital, Port Moresby, the media were not allowed to film or take photos in the city’s main vote- counting centre.