29 September 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Addressing Brain Drain

Commodore Bainimarama’s speech to the UN General Assembly last month: Fiji has suffered more than 20 years of mismanagement, corruption, and nepotism. Our infrastructure, our judicial system, and our systems of accountability have all remained underdeveloped and unproductive. Many of our finest brains have left the country to migrate, because they could see no future […]

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27 September 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Bainimarama: I Staged Coup to Stop Terrorists

While Lasenia Qarase and his corrupt government was nothing to extol and praise, Bainimarama labeled them as ‘terrorists’ at the United Nations General Assembly, in order to legitimise his reign: I believe that these critics are largely unaware of the extent to which politicians, in league with those who employ terror as a tactic to […]

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09 March 2008 ~ 0 Comments

UN report on human rights of migrants in the United States

I do not remember the last time the United States got a pat on the back or an award for upholding human rights. Please remind me, was I in this world? If so, how young? Anyway, this time the issue of human rights of migrants and AT issue is the pro-longed stay in detention centers, […]

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09 March 2008 ~ 0 Comments

America blasted on Rights of Non-Citizen Migrants

U.N. investigator Jorge Bustamante was unimpressed by America's overuse of substandard detention facilties with an inadequate appeals process and called for other alternative on what he calls "non-citizen migrants" in detention. No PERSON shall be denied the right to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness without due process of law — Without doubt, our most […]

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