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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

UFDF: Why are NZ and Australia supporting the elections when Constitution is a sham?

Ongoing debate and rejection of the regime's new Constitution with the United Front for a Democratic Fiji citing the Citizens Constitution Forum's analysis as exposing in particular how the people of Fiji have been sold short. 


Selected excerpts from UFDF's latest statement:

A report by Constitutional expert Anthony Regan for the Citizens’ Constitutional Forum is a devastating condemnation of the Fiji Government’s newly-imposed constitution.

In the view of the United Front for a Democratic Fiji, the Regan analysis exposes the document as a sham, which does not meet universal democratic standards and sells the people of Fiji short. The full truth has been exposed.

The UFDF urges overseas governments especially New Zealand, Australia as well as the Commonwealth, UN and EU who have recently developed a keen interest to embrace the Bainimarama-Sayed-Khaiyum regime’s election plans for the sake of elections while ignoring the ‘fundamental flaws that remain, to study the CCF sponsored analysis. 

The UFDF says these organizations and countries should join with concerned people in Fiji in attempting to correct the injustices forced on them and the UFDF has always looked to New Zealand and Australia to take the international lead in pressing the regime to introduce changes and, therefore, avoid an on-going crisis. 


The report contends that pressure of time and lack of technical drafting skill led to a number of mistakes, inconsistencies, redundancies and problems with organization and structure. The CCF’s document must be taken seriously.  

It has been prepared objectively by legal experts, in consultation with reputable local stakeholders.  It is a confirmation that the UFDF was correct in rejecting the constitution on the grounds that it is not democratic, fails to conform to the wishes of the people, is self-serving and has many other serious flaws.

We say that by conferring huge powers on the office of the prime minister, the attorney general and the army, the constitution is an attempt to enforce dictatorship by other means. 

On the position of prime minister, the report speaks of a concentration of power in one office at the expense of parliament, the judiciary and the independence of commissions and offices. These powers, says the report, are perhaps unprecedented in modern constitutions. It submits that the constitution largely does away with the checks and balances of past Constitutions.

The report submits that it will be difficult to hold free and fair elections in current conditions. It questions how free elections can be held when constitutionally protected decrees severely restrict the media and political parties? 

It points out there is an almost unrestricted authority to limit specific rights, including the right of political parties to hold meetings. This makes it difficult to see how this is consistent with a commitment to “free and fair elections”, or to the creation of a true democracy. 

Immunity provisions, says the report, appear to exceed the scope of amnesties under international law and do little to deter future coups. The granting of blanket immunities seemingly encourages them. 

Immunities may well be against the wishes of the people. The UFDF emphasizes that opposition to immunity came out clearly in comments to the earlier 2012 Peoples Draft.

On the controversial and sensitive issue of Fijian land, the analysis adds that the constitution does not entrench legislation such as the iTaukei Lands Act and the iTaukei Land Trust Act. That omission means these laws can be changed by a simple majority in Parliament. In fact, says the CCF analysis, protection for Fijian land can be completely removed by Parliament.

The UFDF contends that the constitution gives the army paramount constitutional power through a provision authorizing it to ensure at all times the well-being of Fiji and all Fijians. This is similar to a clause in the 1990 constitution that Commodore Bainimarama used to justify his intervention in politics, ultimately leading to his coup of 2006.

A new proportional representation electoral system, says the report, will undermine the principle of “one person, one vote, one value.”  Just a few large parties would be registered. The system would work against the interests of small parties and in certain circumstances could mean that the votes of more than one in every 10 voters would be wasted.

The report states what everyone in Fiji knows – that people are likely to vote along the usual ethnic lines. It will take time for this to alter. Nothing in the constitution restricts the ethnic voting the regime says it opposes.

The government had not published the 1093 written submissions [via text and other means] on the draft constitution received by the Attorney-General’s office. It was, therefore, impossible to understand the reason for changes made to the draft, or whether these were genuinely reflective of the wishes and concerns of the people. 

The regime has promised to provide an explanatory document about its constitution but has failed to do so. This is noted in the report. It is yet another broken promise. In an open democracy there would have been an outcry about this.  The Bainimarama-Sayed-Khaiyum regime, however, is able to get away with such behavior because it’s backed by military force and intimidation.

Like the UFDF, the CCF analysis points out that the governments draft was widely understood to be the final version. But when the President assented to it on 6th September, he was giving approval to a version to which changes had been made. 

The UFDF stresses that these changes have never been disclosed or explained to the people of Fiji. They were made in secret. The question arises of how many changes have been made secretly and when will these be published?

On the elections, the analysis says the Prime Minister dominates the appointments of all those responsible for a “free and fair election”. This is precisely the point the UFDF makes. How can the Electoral Commission be independent when those managing it are picked by the regime? It is significant that the Electoral Commission is not declared to be independent nor guaranteed to be free from “direction and control” of other bodies.

Why, then, are other countries so ready to give assistance for elections at this time?

http://news.ccf.org.fj/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/CCFS-CONSTITUTION-ANALYSIS1.pdf

185 comments:

Anonymous said...

Australia and New Zealands have not learn their lesson. Bainimarama is making a fool of them, He promise the 2009 election but did nto evantuate.They provide the funds for the constitution review lead by Yasa Ghai but Bainimarama and Kaiyum threw his report away and burn it.Prior to that Bainimarama chase their High Commissioners out from Fiji so how long are they going to keep on believing this idiot childish wanna be Prime Minister.

Anonymous said...

Australia and New Zealand are only supporting because John Key Donkey's and Gillard/Rudd friends have been given big contracts to build roads, water etc. One biggest culprit is ANZ BANK.

mark manning said...

I think it's more case of the Regime being given an opportunity to put their words into action. If they don't follow through with fair elections as promised, then the party will really begin.

HYPOCRITE said...

WHY are political parties in Fiji gearing up with political campaign and propaganda to contest the election in 2014 if the new Constitution of Fiji is a SHAM?

Anonymous said...

Fiji has moved on, connecting with bigger powers who respect Bainimarama for calling a spade a spade. Palagi people are like that. When you're too respecting and do not talk straight they may like you, but, not respect you. In Bainimarama's case, they may not like him, but they do respect him.

Anonymous said...

Overseas countries and their leaders do not really care of what is happening in Fiji. As John Key had said that they are happy that a constitution has been made wheather he does not care about the legality of it. To them a progress has been made they are in fact not bothered about the innocent people who are victims of the illegal regime. A typical example is what is happening in Syria. The UN,and the whole world is talking but no action in the meantime the innocent people of Syria are fighting,dying in tens of thousands run away as refugees to neighbouring countries. So Fiji we have to fight for our selves and for our feature generation. We can not relay on outside intervention. Its too long. We know the truth and that truth will release us if we maintain it and do not allow those lies and evil to run over us.We have to stand up and demonstrate peacefully to maintain that truth and God will be with us to walk over evil and lies.Actions speaks louder than words.

Anonymous said...

Why is it majority of people that dislike the interim gov are Itaukei? That all live overseas. Does that mean you are all lamusona to stand up in fiji? Web warriors alright.

Anonymous said...

It has been said many times in this blog that the 2006 coup by Bainimarama waa of his own personal intrest and agenda. Even if all he had ask for was given He was determine to take over the legal government.It was Bainimama himself who said that Indian were supporting him and we should ask them why he did the coup.Bainimarama is a lier.His initial excuse was clean up campaign on corruptuion on Qarases government. Untill todate none4 of Qarases government members have been charged or found quilty for corruption.The fact now Bainimaramas government is full of corruptions from soldiers to Bainimarama himself and his cabinet and PS. I humbly request all the citizen of fiji we should not bring in the issue of race to the current situation in Fiji. It diverts our attentions and complicate things. There are Fijians and also Indians who are supoporting the illegal regime for some reasons but I believe that majority about 80percents of Fijis population does not support the regime from all races. This 80 percents need to work together and stand up against the regime because Fiji is for all of us irrespective of what race we b elong to.We have to show our children that coup is illegal and wrong morally,ethically and principally and those who did the coup must face the consequence of what they did.That is the only way to stop the coup culture.Immunity encourage more coup as it becomes a precident. It must stop now.

Anonymous said...

To answer your question Fijian living overseas are speaking out against the regime because they live in countries were law is paramount and the right and freedom of expression of people are observed and the governments are elected by the people democratically and within the boundries of their laws. In Fiji even the medias can not report the reality and the people can not speak out because of threat and intimidation by the military.When you ask the question you must realise that you people have already killed some people itaukei and have tortured a lot of i taukei and you are abusing your powers because you have the fire power and no one else apart from you soldiers. If people had access to fire power than the question you asked would have been sensible as it is it does not make sense.

Anonymous said...

How many Fijian are supporting Bainimarama about 10 to 15 % mostly soldiers and their households because htey are the only people who are benefitting from Bainimaramas coup inspite of the facts that Bainimarama said no soldier will benefit from the coup "LIER" Now you are saying that he is the strongest, decisive and responsive leader in Fiji history. The fact is Bainimarama is the weakest leader as he is relying on Kaiyum. He can not make any decision himself. He can not even write his own speach when confronted by the media he is lost does not know what to say.we always feel embarrassed in the manner he presented himself because he can not express himself. the most uneducated fiji leader in fiji history.People are listerning to him because of the way he lead autocratic, dictator, threat and intimidation that does not mean he is strong it is a sign of weakness because without gun no one will listern to him.A strong leader is a leader who command the respect of the people not forcing the people by way of initimidation and threat to respect him.You are praising Bainimarama because you oore of those who benefit from the proceed of his criminal act(treason)and secondly you are a lamusona you cant talk against him.

Anonymous said...

Like it or not, I better start getting use to the fact that Frank is going to be in charge for quite some time. And as long as I shut my mouth, turn a blind eye to all the wrong-doings around me and enjoy my $2.30 pay raise, which I already know, will hardly pay for a seat on that new aeroplane, I'm satisefied. Oh...oh...I might even strike it rich someday at that new casino they're building. Then I could even help them pay off the loans on those new birds.

Anonymous said...

AUSS/NZ/US/EU/UK all supporting election and bkc .
What a flip flop turn by the big boys.
They do it everywhere .they benefit from fiji giving them business.money is vital here.
money turns the world go around.
political parties should boycott election and bkc burn it today.

Anonymous said...

Fiji Day celebration is for what ? Freedom /Democracy.
Dictatorship we live under now.
No democracy/Freedom.Let burn BKC now in all towns and village.

HDQ said...

As has been said a thousand times it is up to us the people of Fiji to rise up and get rid of these thugs. These other countries will not lift a finger eventhough we hear so much about human rights , democracy, etc.from their advocates. The bottom line is we the people living here in Fiji are the ones to rise and start the uprising and of course bear the consequences for our children and their children ! Remember the late Nimacere was only one with one pistol yet caused so much havoc. Imagine ten or twenty with deadlier guns. I have already decided to be one. We do not need to know or be in touch with each other. Just prepare yourself individually and be ready. When one starts let loose !!
God bless Fiji.

mark manning said...

Frank Bainimarama was about to be arrested for sedition, on his return from New Zealand in November 2006. Had that arrest taken place, he probably would also have been charged for his part in the torture and murders of 5 CRW Soldiers in 2000 and who knows, but perhaps for his part in the 2000 coup d'etat for which George speight took the fall.

As with all Dictators, they are thugs and cowards and need the support of the gun, the ill informed and uneducated, to achieve their goals.
And their goal is to own as much as they can, without working for it, to attain as many titles as they can, without earning them and to steal as much from their fellow Citizens as they can, without regard for them.

But the end result is exactly what they tried to avoid in the beginning, jail, and Frank Bainimarama and his supporters know this and will do whatever it takes, to avoid it.

It's up to the people of Fiji to hold them to account!
No external Government will or can intervene into a Sovereign States affairs.

Basically, you are on your own folks, we can only help once Democracy is fully restored and I believe that our governments are doing the very little they can, with the very little they've been given.
Personally, I think Soldiers should have been sent in in December 2006 to assist Mr.Qarase and his Government.
Rightly or wrongly, Mr. Howard decided not to offer Military assistance, though if Mr. Qarase had asked, it would have been within its Legal rights and Obligations to do so.
One would have to wonder though, is there an underlying agenda in the Pacific, to end Fijians of their Traditional Land Rights, once and for all!

I wonder if Mr. Rabuka sleeps well at night, knowing that he started the coup culture.

Muslm Day -10th of Oct 2013 said...

MUSLIM HIT LIST OF COUP BENEFICIARIES
• Aiaz Sayed Khaiyum
• Aslam Khan,
• Iqbal Janiff,
• Nazhat Shameem
• Shaista Shameem,
• Nur Bano,
• Nashad Ali (CEO AFL),
• Abdul Khan(FSC),
• Mohammed Aziz,
• Faiaz Ali,
• Mohammed Saneen,
• Saheen Ali,
• Razim Buksh (RBF)
• Nouzab Fareed (FHL CEO)
• Faiaz Khan (Tropic Woods CEO)
• Shiraz Ali, ( FEA manager)
• Riaz Ali (FNU),
• Nizam U Dean,
• Afzal Khan,
• Hafix Khan,
• Anwar Khan,
• Ali Jan,
• Bahadur Ali,
• Lainuni Khan,
• Shaneze Voss,
• Shane Hussien,
• Riaz Khaiyum (FBC CEO),
• Robert Khan,
• Rahmat Ali,
• Gulam Mohammed,

Anonymous said...

THESE MUST BE KNOWN AMONG THE PEOPLE OF OUR BELOVED FIJI THAT OUR TWO ILLEGAL LEADERS BAI AND KAIUMU ARE GETTING PAID WITH A RECORD TOTAL OF 2,300,000.00$ A YEAR. THIS IS HISTORICAL AND IT DOESN'T TAKE A ROCKET SCIENCE TO FIGURE OUT WHY THEY COUP THE ELECTED GOVERNMENT. UNLESS YOU ALSO BENEFITTED FROM IT, WE SHOULD REJECT THESE THIEVES IMMEDIATELY OTHERWISE WE ARE HEADING TO ANOTHER ZIMBABWE. SA KUA NA MOCE, NI YADRA MAI.

Robert Khan Tarana said...

ROBERT KHAN RADIO TARANA said...
BAINI-KHAIYUM WHAT IS YOUR RESPONSE TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS?.

1. Why the release of the Auditor General’s Report from 2007 – 2012 is being blocked?
2. When will the people of Fiji get a copy of the Special Report of $200,000 leave compensation paid to Frank Bainimarama?
3. When will the regime publicize the details of Ministerial salaries to the tune of $1,000,000 annually each for Frank and Aiaz administered by Nur Bano?
4. When will the regime release details of the tender process (if any) for all Capital works awarded to Constructions companies of Malaysia and China from 2007- 2012?
5. When will the regime release of the accounts for the $5m annual Taiwan Government Grant held in the Prime Minister’s Office?
6. When will the Commander RFMF release of all accounts of Regimental Funds of the RFMF?
7. When will the regime release of information on payments made to Nur Bano since 2007 including the $2m paid for Rewa Dairy Restructure?
8. Will the regime release of information on all payments made to Nazhat Shameem based on $23,000 per month from 2009?
9 Release the Ernst and Young Forensic Report on FNPF. The KPMG report on FSC and other reports conducted by professionals on various entities in which the State has interest of investments?
10. How can Public Service Commission accept as Permanent Secretary a person convicted of murder and has served two years prison sentence?

Anonymous said...

Hardly any one at Albert Park Fiji Day parade today,,,vakaloloma saraga.
More soldiers then citizens.
Sa kua mada na vaka lusi lavo kei na show off,,,,,sa boi dada mai na toso.
They trying to create a national awakening ie do a lovo but people are grog doped today and dont give a shit.
Even the regime sapotas are missing just like the international 7s last week which fiji lost.
SA BOIDADA MAINA TOSO KEINA VEILIUTAKI.

Anonymous said...

"More soldiers than citizens... at Albert Park"
That's funny!
I thought they said Bainimarama is popular. Maybe poopular.

Anonymous said...

WHAT ARE THEY CELEBRATING?
THE COUP?
BEATING UP PEOPLE AT THE ARMY CAMP?


Fiji Day celebrations

By TORIKA TOKALAU
Thursday, October 10, 2013


Update: 1:20PM HUNDREDS of people gathered at Albert Park in Suva from 10am to witness the Fiji Day celebrations today.

President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau officiated at the event, which was also attended by Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, diplomats and government officials.

A 21-gun salute was also part of the celebrations.

The celebration ended with entertainment from respective groups and the Republic of Fiji Military Forces band.

FIJIANS ARE ALREADY SICK AND TIRED OF YOU STUPID SOLDIERS.
THAT'S WHY ONLY FEW TURNED UP.
NOT LIKE THOUSANDS IN THE PAST.

JUST LIKE THAT OLD FIJIAN SONG..."Sa seyavu tiko yani vaka malua na kemu kamica....."niko sa rui boidada vakalevu..."

Robert Khan the cocksucker said...

Fiji is fucked, just like how Bainimagasona and his pet monkey Aiyarsehole have fucked Fiji. I wonder how Mary sleeps at night knowing that her fucked up husband will eventually fall and all they have now will be taken away from them. Fuck you Mary Baimagasona.

Anonymous said...

Voreqe you're a thief,o keimami e
Suvavou keimami sa vakama na nomu
drau constitution vutulaki kei Khaiyum?
Yes, we've burnt your frieken fucked-up constituion at this time.
Veikemuni na noda e Viti
ena veikoro moni lai vakama na
constitution macawa oya?Well guess
what?
We've refused to come down
to albert park to watched another
stupid parades from your stupid
military? Maybe time for us Fijians
to form our own army and you can hire all indians to protect you & the indian community?

Anonymous said...

I FOR ONE BELIEVE THAT THE SAME CONSTITUTION DESIGNED BY KAIHUMU AND BAINIMARAMA WILL UNEXPECTEDLY BACKFIRE AND DO DAMAGE IN THE NEXT ELECTION.


BELOW ARE THE EVIDENCE
1. ONLY 0.5% OF SUVA'S POPULATION ATTENDED THE VERY UNPOPULAR FIJI DAY CELEBRATION AT ALBERT PARK.

1. PEOPLE ARE BEGINNING TO BE MORE VOCAL AGAINST THE REGIME.

3. 80% OF TOP POSITION IN THE GOVERNMENT CONTROL BODIES ARE BEING CORRUPTLY SELECTED BY KAIHUMU. ALL ARE MUSLIMS.

3. OVER PAID PS AND MINISTERS WHICH IS THE FIRST EVER IN THE HISTORY OF FIJI.

4. THERE ARE FEELINGS OF MISTRUST AMONGST MINISTERS, CIVIL SERVANTS AND ARMY OFFICERS ESPECIALLY THE I TAUKEI PEOPLE.

5. KAIHUMU IS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE THE LOW INTELLIGENCE OF BAINI.

NI YALO BVAKACEGU TIKO NI NA DRUKA NA MATANITU OQO ENA VEIDIGIDIGI KA SA DODONU ME SA TEKIVU NA CAMPAIGN START AT PERSONAL LEVEL HIGHLIGHTING THE LIES AND CORRUPT PRACTICES OF THIS ILLEGAL AND MURDEROUS REGIME.

ALL THESE PS ARE ALL MSI POLO PEOPLE AND ALL MUST BE SACKED AND INVESTIGATED AFTER THE ELECTION.


Anonymous said...

Moce bai/khaiyum election 2014.get ready for jail and your BKC will be voted out by elected MP .
I will give your BKC for your toilet paper to be used in naboro. .

Anonymous said...

Fiji day celebration in Ltk----ready-made audience of students.general public---zero.Only polce officers and foot soldiers. What a fart !!!

Anonymous said...

DR Nil Sharma should be ordered to clean all the hospital tolets.After he fnishes--he should cleal all the toilets at the nadi airport !---ths airpot can get the world award for the dirtiest/stinkiest toilets in the world.

Anonymous said...

Why should foreign governments act against Bainimarama when the Fijian people don't lift a finger against him themselves? These governments need to be able to work with whoever is in power in Suva.

Fijians too apathetic even to spend one minute making noise in the dark for Operation Jericho shouldn't look to anyone else for the reasons why we still live under dictatorship with no end in sight.

Anonymous said...

If people really believed operation jericho would go ahead they are deadset fukwits. Typical tanoa talanoa....nothing but a bunch of lamusona web warriors. For a we know all those involved could be having a gay orgy. Fuk sakes. GOD BLESS FIJI REGARDLESS OF WATEVA GOV IS IN

Anonymous said...

BKC will be regime down fall.Election 2014 let everyone vote for SODELPA/FLP and get rid of regime. dont forget to throw out BKC in elected parliament.

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 8:23 AM

It's time you started asking the other political parties what they will do with the constitution if they are voted in.

You may get a surprise.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous 6:09 is typical of the gutless scumbags ruining Fiji "regardless of wateva gov is in". Probably another poofter from Australia who uses his dual citizenship to enrich himself at the rest of our expense.

Anonymous said...

Too much lies in this blogsite. Hundreds of people turned up yesterday at Albert Park. Vilive & Co stop using the name of Suvavou and Wailoku with the lies that they burnt the constitution. How cowardly, how you will get them into trouble. So na tamata lamulamu e blog tiko qo.

Anonymous said...

Five Hundred thousands will vote SODELPA/FLP.
Regime will get 10,000 votes from army.
Fijian liumuri will happen and bai/khaiyum will end up in jail with ministers and muslim elites .

Anonymous said...

Anon@9:25am...listen up you frieken
vutusona, why should we shut our mouth in Suvavou?
Suva is our land,it belongs to us Billions of
dollars transact through our land
every day without any direct benefits to our people?
Governments
after Governments, have been taken to courts over our legitimate claims without any fair & proper resolutions?
We're sick& tied of the mistreatments of all the previous
Cakobau Government,
The Colonial Government,
The Mara Government,The
Labour Government,
the Chaudhry Government,
The Rabuka Government and now The Bainimarama Regime?
Don't even worry about us getting into trouble-cause trouble is facing us every single second 24/7.
If we don't burnt this frieken constitution, our fights for our legitimate right, to take back the
right to our land would have been in vain?
So don't cry for me Mr Argentina,or
whatever your name is?
Cause, we're in the mood, not only
to burnt out this constitution but
to torch the entire damn city of Suva?
You sound like a sotia supporting your boss, well guess what here's a middle finger to both
you and that assole boss of yours?

Anonymous said...

Alisi Daurewa
You wrote a stupid article in Weds Times cause you agreeing to changes to indig Fijian structures but these was not consented to by the Kai Viti.
2nd - you against the 1987 coup but not the 2006 coup.
3rd - why list down your qualifications etc,,,,,,its like a show off kind of thing!! Sa vakamadua na nomu viavia veiliutaki.
Pls do stand in the elections and see the fun.
Anyway, we have to chk cause you could be from Tamil Nadu.
PLS GET A LIFE AND LEAVE US ALONE.

Anonymous said...

Jone Usamata
Iko dua na tamata lialia to say in Times that Fiji has always been mixed race - even the Kai Viti.
Why are you in the VKB? You fool cause you are Kai Viti!!!
Remove yourself from VKB Madachod!!!
Vakaloloma sara niko sa vakalolovira taki iko ena sasaga ni vaqara tu ena veidigidigi vei Voreqe.
DOU NA DRUKA VAKALOLOMA ,,,,THRASHING COMING IN 2014 MY BOY

kai vitis are laughing at you in villages for swallowing their messages of support......
as soon as you leave they curse you people!! DOU SA LIALIA QAI YALOWAI!!!
These Kai Viti villagers etc have been milking the politicians since 1970 not the other way around.

Anonymous said...

Australia and NZ have got their orders to restore relationship with Fiji at whatever the cost...

Second it should be easier dealing with a dictator than the democratic process.....just line his/pocket and the contract is yours.

Third as long as Fiji owes em that is cool... Never mind ethics and morals.

Anonymous said...

@ 11.03am

Agree with you on that Alisi Waqanika Daurewa, esa vaka e vosa tu e dua na tamani SESE levu! Vakamadua mai na viavia rogo iieee... SIOSIO!

Anonymous said...

10th of October came and went. What ever happened to Chaudhry's revolution? Once again did he pocket the money which was finance for the said revolution from NZ?

Anonymous said...

All against the Government are sick people. Fucken Fijian sona levu. Why the F... you people remove Labour gove that time. Suffer you basstards.

Anonymous said...

To Anon October 11, 2013 at 1:22 PM, show your face and I will fuck you up Kaidia personally---we Fijians are for today misfortunes by Bai takeover us by gun...you big sonalevu...show your name you mf...fuck off to India, namusona..

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 1:27 PM

The truth hurts eh?

Anonymous said...

THE PRESENT CONSTITUTION WOULD BE DEEMED AS DEMOCRATIC ON THE FOLLOWING GROUNDS: 1] CITIZENS OF THIS NATION VOTED ON ELECTIONS DAY.2] A GOVT WAS CHOSEN AFTER THE ELECTIONS.THESE TWO ACTS ALONE WOULD RENDER IT DEMOCRATIC AND OUR CHOICE.THAT IS WHY MANY PARTIES ARE SPREADING THE WORD FOR US TO ABSTAIN AS THEY HAVE DONE..FROM ALL PLATFORMS AVAILABLE.

Anonymous said...

O keimami nai Taukei ni Vanua e Lami keitou sega ni tokona na i
le ni Constitution nei Bainimarama?
O iratou na noda cauravou
have asked permission to burn
the constitution and
we've gave our blessing for
then to go ahead
and burned!burned! burned!
that piece of shit???
Yes, we are in support of every able Fijian men who is willing to stand up for his right?
We have ask our young people to stay away from the Military Parade
in Suva yesterday?
We may also refused to participate in the bull
crap election in 2014?
Clearly,the
current regime of Bainimarama is
doing it's best to take out our
land,Qoliqoli etc.Whatever,happen
we're in this thing for the long haul!!!

Anonymous said...

@ Annoy 1.27pm...whoever you ashhole is...YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PULL A SINGLE THING FROM THE CURRENT GOVERNMENT..JUST KEEP ON BARKING LIKE A MAD DOG...YOU mf..

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 1:22 & 3:11
Bainimarama kua soti na mai vaqakoro tiko i ke.
Lako yani mo lai lau vutu vei ira na musulomani.
Tamata ulukau.
Lai cuva tiko vei ira na Kalou Vatu mai India.
Laurai tu ga mai na nomu tamata sona levu.
Iko kei ira nomu sotia ni veivutusona.
Kemuni sega ni dodonu mo ni kaiviti. Dodonu moni kaidia se musulomani. Ni yavu vutulaki kece na tiko qori mai Delainabua.
Raica ga sa macawa tu o ira na luvemuni.
Sa rui levu nomuni vutusona tiko. Ni yavu yalowai kecega. Tekivu ga mai vei nomuni liuliu o Bainida.
Ni veicai. Sotia macawa!

Anonymous said...

Who is saying that Fiji belongs to Fijian. Fiji was first explored in 1643 by Abel Tasmen. That time no fijian was on the land. So this land belongs to the Queens land. OK. Fijian only sailed over to the land in 18th century. This land is created by God only misshaped you stepped in first on the land. It's not your back off. What ever Bai is doing should have happened long before. Bai has 99% of Fiji.

Anonymous said...

@anonymous 3:33
Hey dickhead. Where have you been sleeping all this time?
Bai stole the government from the people and raping it ,even now. Stealing millions of dollars. Torturing and threatening people.
You saying "Whatever Bai is doing should have happened long time ago"
Listen here Fuckhead! You mean to tell me its OK for me to come into your house and steal what is yours and rape your mother. Like Bai is now raping the country.
Are you saying that's OK?
You fucking stupid idiot.
Think before you write , you dickhead!
You are the most stupid Indian I've ever come across.
Go back to sleep , you fuckhead.

Anonymous said...

@annoymous 3.43 This means Bai has already fucked your mother and sister. That's very good. Don't you remenber after 1987 coup you was doing the same you fucken ash hole. What now Bai is doing and your ass is paining now. Just go and some oil on you ash hole and go to sleep..so that I can come and fuck you too. You Fijian are just lazy cows..You MF..

Anonymous said...

Anon @ 03:43, u cunt..seems like qarases dirty sperm is stilling clogging ur braincells. i have realised that people like qarase, chaudhary and rabuka were all in the game to invoke hatred and enjoy the entertainment that came out of it..at least, Bainimarama is not provoking racial hatred. he may be raping the country with the money he earns but he has also done a lot of developments..You probably cant see with qarases sperm clouding your eyes

Anonymous said...

This is an open plea to all my fellow humans and brothers, for we are all of,made in the likeness of, and from God...Can we please refrain from the name calling and slander...why drop to distasteful levels when we can have open and progressive debates...we do have a serious situation on our hands here in our beloved country...the milk has been spilt, the worms are out of the can, but what we do need is open, sensible debate...I'm sure at home, words are often spoken in anger but have they degenerated to low level name calling, and swearing with dad, mum, brother, sister around? Very rarely I suppose, unless one is very very distraught...Can we please refocus, get our senses ticking again, and just be glad and greatful to our Great and Mighty God for sparing us all from major catastrophies, the kind being experienced around the world this instant, and gladly for which our country has so far been spared from...We have all been created in the likeness of God...and who are we then to put down a creation of God...James 4:12 tells us "...who are we to judge others...", so please my family of Fijians, this forum could be better utilized if we contain the issues at hand, discuss openly, and find solutions...I can bet you my bottom dollar, the powers that be at this very time are probably open to accepting solutions that would put all the nightmares we are all currently going through behind us for good...everyone is hurting right now, but why we ask ourselves these situations have been prolonged...because we have decided to belittle the God in us by judging those that are around us who at the end of the day are still created in the likeness of God as much as we are. God help us all.

Anonymous said...

PM launches Poppy Appeal
Publish date/time: 11/10/2013 [16:04]

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Email this page Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama has today urged the people of Fiji to buy a poppy and wear it with pride.

The Prime Minister launched the 2013 Poppy Appeal at Sukuna Park where more than 100 ex-servicemen and their families gathered to commemorate the lives of the fallen soldiers by supporting the appeal.

Commodore Bainimarama said the little red flower which sprouted from the unmarked graves of the fallen soldiers has become a special symbol of remembrance for the dead in all wars.

He said in Fiji, the nation remembers our own sons and daughters who served in the two world wars in Malaya and in the UN peacekeeping missions over the past three decades.

Meanwhile, 93-year-old ex-serviceman Antonio Piuvai, who is from Tunuloa in Cakaudrove, said he was only an 18-year-old when he first joined the military and was posted to the Solomons.

Piuvai, who has vivid memories of the past, has one advice to the upcoming soldiers and that is to be disciplined in whatever they do, sleep and eat on time and refrain from long hours of kava drinking.

The formal Remembrance Day will be held on the 11th of next month.

What a shame,people of FIJI show your support,dont buy the poppy!!!sa ratou vaqara i lavo qori....sa lala mai na tobu!!!!
Levu ga nai ulubale,boidada tiko na mataivalu,tekivu ga mai vei Bai me kauta sobu!!!!

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 7:36 PM

You are a disgrace, not just to yourself but to the remembrance of every fallen soldier.

Anonymous said...

@ anonynous 6.12pm

"I can bet you my bottom dollar, the powers that be at this very time are probably open to accepting solutions that would put all the nightmares we are all currently going through behind us for good."

How about letting this recent statement below from the UFDF, sink in, really sink in this time for a long moment ... and then also ask yourselves honestly: who has much to GAIN from keeping Fijians divided and suspicious of each other through disgusting, racist attacks when people across all ethnic groups are suffering? Mmmmm..? Those who have the most to lose, isn't it?

"...The rights of the people of Fiji continue to be suppressed, families of murdered citizens have still not had their day in court, poverty is now at an all time high, unemployment and under employment continues to rise, cost of goods continue to rise while wages remain stagnant, our hospitals and facilities continue to deteriorate,
Fiji’s standing in the World Banks Governance indicator has reduced by up to 50% in the areas of Accountability, Political stability, Government Effectiveness, Regularity Quality and Rule of Law?

The regime has failed to gain the confidence of the people despite 7 years in control and this lack of confidence and will continue to undermine economic growth until the people’s will is once again respected."

So you see... its not possible to debate anything worthwhile under the present oppressive climate, much less debate the solution when key players should already know what to do, i.e. the right thing by the people of Fiji, if they truly claim to hold the interests of this country and her people at heart. We now live in the 21st century so IGNORANCE IS NO EXCUSE.

So please, tell your people to get the hell on with it and hand the reins of power over to an independent, interim administration to get us through to a FAIR and TRANSPARENT national elections, in every sense of the word.

Btw, 7 years of waiting patiently should clearly indicate that Fijians are not interested in touching or harming a hair on your worthless persons, that's what PRISONS are for - rehabilitating criminals.

Skippy said...

In Aust we have Anzac day. We celebrate all forces of the Pacific who fought for the Allies.

Where are you brother and sister nations in your celebrations.

Bai and Kai hate Australia and NZ. Guess what. Most Aussies and Kiwis LOVE FIJI.

We are old democracies. We had our share of problems since 1901. We would love to see Fiji live with the freedoms we have. With a government (for better or worse) who ARE democratically elected. Where NO ONE PERSON AND THEIR CRONIES CAN RUN THE SHOW.

People who support this illegal military coup do not know what they are saying for themselves and their children.

Democracy is coming to Fiji. It is never easy and never perfect but it is better than living with fear and lack of trust. It is better than living without accountability and transparency. It is better than living with bitter division.

On Remembrance Day 11/11 please remember also the Aussies and Kiwis who gave up their lives defending the South Pacific. Don't let your leader turn you against us. The average Aussie loves Fiji and her people.

Anonymous said...

To those of you who are not aware should know the deception is part of the military war strategy with propaganda.What Bainimarama and the military were and still doing is making false allegations against races and poilitical leaders to create tension and haterate amongst the people of Fiji which could end up fight and thaty would justify the coup that they have done. Because people hjave known the truth and cool minded Bainimaramas coup could not be justified as all those execuses they made as justification are false and base less.As it stands immunity and the constitution is rejected by the people of Fiji and Bainimarama and his conspirators must face the consequence of their act investigated,charged,prosecuted and put behind bars for the rest of their lives as that is what they deserve.

Anonymous said...

We have only one choice that is best for the country.
No immunity let everyone face a fair trial under the legal 1997 constitution..
Why some one immunity from 1987 -2014 and others are in jail for treason and coup.-not fair.
Justice and law should be upheld.
No one above the law and constitution than we will stop future coup .

NO IMMUNITY said...

In Koroi v Commissioner of Inland Revenue[2001] FJHC 138, pp 10-11, Gates stated:

The Constitution’s very indestructibility is part of its strength. It is not possible for any man to tear up the Constitution. He has no authority to do so. The Constitution remains in place until amended by Parliament, a body of elected members who collectively represent all of the voters and inhabitants of Fiji … The fundamental law represented in a Constitutional document may only be changed in accordance with that Constitution. The Constitution provides for its own mutation. Usurpers may takeover as they have in other jurisdictions, and in some cases rule for many years apparently outside of, or without the Constitution. Eventually the original order has to be revisited, and the Constitution resurfaces … Even the Glorious Revolution must eventually be tamed by the Constitution. For the courts cannot pronounce lawfulness based simply on the will of the majority. Nor can lawfulness be accorded to the tyranny of the mob. That way leads to the guillotine. Such tyranny lacks universal morality and the courts will not assist usurpers simply because they are numerous, powerful, or even popular.

SO, Gates by his own mouth is a confessed tyrant who lacks universal morality who has assisted usurpers.

He is a judge for sale with no moral compass. Has he been compromised in order to make such a dramatic shift? Or is he a morally bankrupt JUDGE FOR SALE?

Australia may be supporting the elections. It is highly unlikely they are supporting a document that has no legal validity.

Place the progressive portions of Yash Ghai's team's findings into the 1987 Constitution. Amend the inconsistencies. AND make sure there is

NO IMMUNITY

Anonymous said...

Interesting, there was only one type of Fijians at the Fiji Day celebrations, country wide.

Where are the other types? The ones the regime also called Fijians.

May be they are celebrating in their own businesses, after sewing all the 'colour vata', the banners, the food sold and the grog consumed.

The British are celebrating after Fiji is kept very busy with four constitutions, 2 major races, changes in the currency, a dying sugar industry which was once an economic power base, more military spending when there is no real enemy, etc, etc. What is there to celebrate?

The regime is celebrating having taken power from a democratic government, for having abrogated a constitution, for appointing its own leaders, for not being accountable to the people, for formulating a constitution and pushing it down the peoples' throat, for taking away the peoples' rights and freedom, for securing their own future with immunity. That's what they celebrating.

What are we now celebrating after 4 coups, four constitutions, less money, less rights, less jobs and poor services?

Is it worth celebrating?

Keeng Franck said...

Yu wheel selebate wot I wont yoo to celibrate. I am yoor king. I haff a fiff grayd ejicashun. I no betta van aniwun.

I am soopa smart. Vote four mee in the elekshuns. I am the shmartist can dy dayte.

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 1:59 PM

"" Interesting, there was only one type of Fijians at the Fiji Day celebrations, country wide.""

And how did you come to this conclusion?

Anonymous said...

Keeng Franck@9:10pm...Common Franck
really???? Just return to Kiuva &
plant some VIA! Jivoli and tudai
some Mana?

Anonymous said...

Warai, sa lecavi tu na Gaunisala i
Nakoro?
Na Gauisala, esa tubua, me mai were mada?
kitou na qai tukuna
tale yani, ke vaka sa darama kana
rawa ni raici nai "lago" ni vale?
In the meantime please don't released the Dog,keep the leash-on
till you hear from us?
Vinaka!!!

Anonymous said...

This illegal regime with an illegal constitution, has all the illegal personnel in power.

They came to power through illegal means and made illegal appointments.

Now they are trying to legalize their way through in trying to get immunity.
No way, No way, No way.

Anonymous said...

FIJIAN are proud to be fijian bec god gave them that race.
INDIAN are proud to be Indians.
Why Frank want me to be fijian .I am proud to be indian bec god gave me that race.
frank and Khaiyum you are not god .you dont own fiji or fijians or indians .we didnt vote you in .you are coup maker and illegal government.
Stop fooling us and playing double stand .all Frank /Khaiyum cronies are given top post in govt /board/tenders.
We are forced BKC and we dont enjoy living in fiji under dictatorship.
We want democracy and legal constitution . stop your lies .

Anonymous said...

Fijian army and police have let democratic elected government down.
Armies have ruin our economy and country .they have filled their pockets and put huge debt on our future generation..
No to BKC.No to Frank Party .Dont vote them.
No immunity.

Anonymous said...

ALL YOU USELESS AS....OLES WHO ARE SWEARING ON THE BLOG.WE THE PEOPLE OF FIJI HAVE SHOWN OUR SUPPORT FOR THE GOVT AND ITS EFFORTS BY REGISTERING TO VOTE.IF YOU DONT SUPPORT DONT REGISTER, SIMPLE.COME ELECTION DAY WE WILL VOTE AND THE GOVT OF OUR CHOICE WILL BE ELECTED.YOU GUYS JUST SIT ON THE FENCE AND HOWL ALL DAY.WHEN OUR DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED LABOUR GOVT AND LEADER BAVADRA WAS ILLEGALY REMOVED, WE FORGAVE AND HAVE MOVED ON.WE WATCHED AND LISTENED AS YOU I-TAUKEI BOASTED AND BRAGGED.BUT MORE THAN 20 YRS LATER WE WATCHED AND LISTENED AS YOU WHINGED AND CRIED AND HOWLED.IT REMINDED ME OF THE STORY- ANIMAL FARM AND THE MOVIE 'TRADING PLACES'WELL TIME HAS COME FULL CIRCLE, SO SUFFER YOU WHINGING, COWARDLY BASTARDS!!!

Anonymous said...

Anon@12:14pm...Really man? Do you have to scream?
Not just once but 3
times?
What is wrong with you man!
Sure we understand why you must
support this illegal regime?
Cause it's the only illegal Government
that your high chief(Mahendra-Chorro- Chaudhry)supported
into power via a treasonous
coup and
that is willing to give you illegal
over-stayers,the legitimacy to be a true Kaiviti?
Yes, it must be awful to be you, born & living illegally in
a country that despices you
and those people like
you?
You have to continueously kiss
dirty Fijian assoles, in order to
live?
Inspite of you're trying to apiece Fijians,
they've never appreciate your efforts?
The demand
for repartration of you illegal
overstayers, back to your homeland
has always haunt you, from the day you were born?
Fijian Governments
after Governments have been told
by us Kaiviti, to sent you back home to your homeland?
So go ahead and elect that illegal
Regime,your vote doesn't count, with us the owner of the land-Fijians!
Just remember, you're electing a Fijian man,he's not one
of you?
He doesn't trust you already in his current Government
make-up?

Anonymous said...

That was wonderful rugby from the rugby pioneers, England. Fiji deservingly relegated to plate.

Regime's FRU couldn't have expected new 1 week-old coach to pull a goldfish out of an empty hat, or did they? hehe.

Anonymous said...

The Baini-Kai/ FLP coalition is getting closer and closer. Wait and see.

Chor has already done a deal (he is good at backroom deals). He wants to be PM or deputy PM. Finance Minister was not enough for him.

It should be called the Pigs and Rats coalition.

Uncle Mahen 'Chor'dhry and Aunty Asha Lakhan said...

Mahen Chaundhry told Fiji Sun thqt Fiji had regressed with "little to celebrate"; a "sorry" nation in "distress" with "little hope" of credible elections".

Mahen and his speechwriter cum mistress Asha Lakhan conveniently forget that its was mahen's support in the critical early days of the 2006 coup that contributed to its success.

Mahen and his rakhel (concubine) Asha Lakhan aided and abetted bainimarama's coup. It is typical of cunning fox mahen chaudhry to cry crocodile tears now.

Mahen is a failed politician and asha is a failed journalist. These two should stop trying to insult our intelligence.

Siviloni Natau said...

Three elders from Tailevu North said yesterday they want the changes being brought about by the Bainimarama Government to continue.
Ratu Mikaele Iranasau of Delasui Village, Ratu Isaia Tuirakiwaimaro from the tikina of Namalata, and Joeli Kalou of Navunisole Village said this was because past governments had used favouritism as a weapon to gain the support of the people and to put in place changes for only some.
They stood united in stressing this to the Fiji Sun during church events at Delasui Village yesterday ,Ratu Isaia said he worked during colonial times and also after independence under different prime ministers and governments.
He admitted the people of Namalata wanted a new type of leadership; one that was truly people-oriented.
When asked to elaborate on this he said this leadership was displayed by Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama and his Government.
“We the people of Namalata would like this leadership to continue and for that we will vote for the Prime Minister and his party to lead the country after the 2014 general elections,” Ratu Isaia said.
He supported the many rural developments carried out by the Government.
In the last election, he said they had voted for the Laisenia Qarase-led Soqosoqo Duavata ni Lewenivanua (SDL) party but not in the coming elections.
Mr Kalou said his people supported the new leadership displayed by the Prime Minister.
“I must admit that we now have a leader that cares for all Fijians,” Mr Kalou said.
He said they were pleased to see that special treatments given only to some chiefs by past governments had ended.
The Prime Minister had treated all Fijians equally and this is, he said, “is the way forward the people of Navunisole will support.”
Mr Kalou said his people supported a leader that championed transparency and accountability.
“This is the new leadership that we want and that is why we will vote for Prime Minister Commodore Bainimarama and his party for the new government during the 2014 elections.
Ratu Mikaele said he supported the words of Mr Kalou and Ratu Isaia and for his people they were receiving Government help; something that they were denied in past years.
He said past governments had their own people to look after and the majority were left in the dark.
However, he said the change in leadership in 2006 had also brought a new political direction that had the support of the people.
The new direction, he said, had seen people in the rural areas now having access to clean drinking water, electricity and good roads.
He said they were now also provided with good health care and quality education.


Kamlesh Kumar said...

Some iTaukies always blame Fiji-Indians for Fiji's problem. They use swear and derogatory terms to insult and mock them. Look at Australia and New Zealand where 99.9% businesses, etc, are owned by white population. Yet the whites are never blamed. The whites dominate in all the areas and have higher standard of living than the natives. Fiji-indians did not take over any of the resources from our itaukei brothers. We were brought by the colonial powers and yet we are treated as foreigners in the place of our birtj.

Anonymous said...

Siviloni Natau :-Your comment about those three people from Tailevu supporting Bainimaramas illegal government is not a supprise because bainimarama is using government money to buy their support giving them pennut. and they are also from Tailevu where Bainimarama come from. But majority of Tailevu people are not supporting Bainimarama because his government is illegal and anti i taukei.

Anonymous said...

Sevuloni,
You know very well that the Kai Viti are always very accommodative and momentary emotional BUT are always quick and may easily influence by relatives and by the veiwekani. Also this just a comment by a few individuals which attracted the attention of the one sided media industry.

E da NA Vuli beka e NA gauna cava na I Taukei.

SA Dina oqo NA nomu donu cagi tiko MAI Tailevu.
B

Anonymous said...

Remember the lies????

1. "No army personnel will benefit from this coup!", lie, they are everywhere, Bainimarama, Teleni, Leweni, Seruiratu, Natuva, Tikoitoga.......

2. "This is a clean up." lie, it is really a cover up of abuse of funds, with acts not accepting the results of the 2006 elections.
3. No substantive corruption case against the SDL government has seen any court room, a blatant lie.
4, We heard that "the SDL government was racist." Why are we calling everyone Fijians when we are not, we are in fact all Fiji citizens. A false paint brush.
5. The big lie about the doctrine of necessity, in the 1997 constitution....remember? Where is it now? 'Gun' with the wind.
6. Remember the words of the Charter? 'The 1997 constitution is the supreme law of the land' [2007] In 2009, the regime abrogated the 1997 constitution, another big lie.
7. Remember the Charter Council members? they are no where to be seen with their 'principles' One was just recently tried by the regime, for speaking the truth. Ironically the regime tries people for telling the truth, not for telling lies...that's the regime way.
8. The regime's legal eagles are attempting to legalize the wrongs and punish the just, even within the judiciary... where have all the DPPs gone?, where are the magistrates?, for petty truths they are sacked, but for leakage of court case decisions at cocktail parties, the master thief sits still on the bench.
9. The regime's judiciary lied to the people about legal supreme law, by endorsing the 2013 regime's constitution in the wake of the 2009 Appeals Court decision.
10. The independence of the regime's judiciary, as rhetoric of the illegal AG, who tries to remind the people again and again, has in the process created the impression that that judiciary is in fact at the mercy of the PM and the dictatorial illegal rulers.

The list of lies will be continued.............

Anonymous said...

Ratu Mikaele Iranasau of Delasui Village, Ratu Isaia Tuirakiwaimaro from the tikina of Namalata, and Joeli Kalou of Navunisole Village are the new contenders for the dumber than dogshit award.

If you want your families and villages to grow up without democracy or the rule of law do what you propose.

The fact that you do not understand these principles says it all. Beg like dogs you fools. Take a little bit of short term gain. Those smart kids in your villages who have studied hard to work their way o high school and university can grow up in Bai Aiyaz land.

Hey Ratu Mikaele make sure you teach your grandkids how to kiss arse properly. You are leading by example. Say goodbye to democracy you fool.

Anonymous said...

Dr Nil Sharma insults the disabled by calling them mad.It's Nil who is mad-the arsehole of a doctor.He should be publicly whipped naked in front lawn of CWM and Ltk hosp.he is a fat arse pot belly bafoon--laughing stock with all doctors and nurses and cleaners--Nil the mad doctor.

Anonymous said...

Maika Bolatiki Fiji Sun: Continue to make propaganda b y pointing oyut the 3 Tailevu man who he allegged to be supporting tghe illegal regime. Bolatiki take itg from me you aand your illegal regime are fighting a loosing battle, mentally , phycologically nand physically. You cant decriminalise "Treason" It is a crime, a felony. The fact is that Treason is the foundation upon which Bainimaramas government is sitting on is ellegal and can not be ignored because the law states that ignorance can not be a defence to any crime.If Bainimarama and his regime want to be genuine and legal in their dealing then they shoiud step aside allow a civilian administration as care taker government, allow the process of law to take its corse and if they are cleared than they can contest the election.The 2013 constituiton is illegal because it is made by an illegal regime and they are not the representatives of the people of Fiji so they have no right and no authority under the law to formulate any law or constitution.

Anonymous said...

The illegal regimes represettative to the UN Mr Thomsom said that since birth and served the country for very long time he now happy to call himself a Fijian. What a sucker he is, Were you not a Fiji citizen Mr. Opportunist ? As a fifth generation part european why didnt you follow Jim Ah Choy a chinese but he is registered in the VKB on his mothers clan.If you really wanted to be a Fiji otherwise you were happy to an Englishman Isnt it? and your are saying this to be in the good book of the dictator otherwise you will loose your job You should retire.
























llegal






Anonymous said...

We the Kai Dia have built Fiji or else it would still be grass huts so stop cussing is MFs!!!
Madachods

Anonymous said...

Maika Bolatiki you are fond of making unblanced reporting of the situation in Fiji.Can you publish in your news paper the facts about the current political situation and how it came to being. Can yoiu tell tghe people through your news paper that Bainimarama is worst than a rapist, a murderer,a burglar,a robber, and any other crime committed by any person because the offence he committed "Treason" is the capital offence,. If you can do this then you are a real journalist otherwise you are a sucker.









































a child molester

Anonymous said...

Hmmm.... I find the junta's rep to UN Mr. Tryhard Thompson to be smooth, superficial and sly. Calling oneself a Fijian would simply be an extension of having acquired Fijian citizenship.

Never should that be confused though with having eligibility for VKB registration.

Anonymous said...

It's sad to note that dishonest tryhards such as regime rag editor Maika Bolatiki gets away so easily with 'murder' not only because of the imposed oppressive climate that stifles free speech, discussion and debate and other civic freedoms BUT because the opposition can be equally daft, stupid and shallow.

Given 7 years and counting under this tyrannical regime YET we still have dissenters foolishly playing straight into the hands of the junta & vested interests who are obviously desperate to protect their economic interests (ill-gotten gains).

The other obvious thing that is sad to note is the lack of good, solid quality leadership to challenge Fiji's stupid copycat dictator & his shallow hanger-ons.

Why is that the case? It's not because they lack education, exposure, training or experience but I really think it is because they lack "depth" - a depth that can only come with real wisdom. Really.

I don't have to spell it out but if they understood themselves well and the power that they hold in their hands, I should have seen signs of that "realisation" manifest itself clearly and without delay in our common reality... and I'm referring here esp. to our indigenous leaders Ro Teimumu Kepa and Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu (and there are a few other traditional leaders also in opposition except they're not as visible plus I don't know the "essentials" of their background as I do of these two traditional leaders - whom I rightly expected so much from.

And that is kind of real sad. A long way to go yet for Fiji...

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 2:58 AM

A good view of the situation.

To date we have not heard either a party or an individual come forward and say what they will do for the country if they get into power.

The majority are too educated to take any notice of the weak promises such as VAT reductions, they want something of substance and to know the detail of how it will be achieved.

For far too long people were put into power because of 'who' they were now we expect more.

Anonymous said...

THIS IS FROM DEEP WOUND:

TO ALL FIJIAN REGISTERED OR NOT IN THE VKB, THE ONLY SOLUTION TO ALL OUR PAINS AND SUFFERINGS, TROUBLES AND PROBLEMS ETC OVER OUR LANDS AND RESOURCES ON THE LAND AND THE SEA IS TO TAKE ALL OF IT TO THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT (ICC) OF JUSTICE BY HIRING QC(s) INTERNATIONAL LAWYERS. MY PROPOSAL IS TO COLLECT MONEY OF $5 A MONTH PER HEAD. IN SIMPLE ARITHMETIC, 200,000 HEADS X $5 = $1,000,0000 PER MONTH X 12 MONTHS =FJ$12 MILLION.

TODAY THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF THE WORLD ARE PROTECTED UNDER THE UN CHARTER CONVENTION 169. FIJIAN MUST ALSO FILE WHY OUR MILITARY GOVERNMENT OF THE DAY (BAINIMARAMA AND KAIYUM) DELIBERATELY REFUSED NOT TO SIGN THE LEGAL DOCUMENTS FOR FIJI TO RECOGNIZE THE INDIGENOUS RIGHTS CONVENTION 169 ON BEHALF OF THE PROTECTION OF THE FIJIAN RACE WHEN ALL THE NATIONS IN THE WORLD SIGNED IT CONVENTION 169 IN 2007

KAIYUM SLAUGHTERED THE FIJIAN RACE TO ZERO OWNERSHIP OF FIJI IN THE FACE OF THE WORLD. THE FIJI CONSTITUTION MEANS NOTHING TO US FIJIAN. THAT IS WHY KAIYUM FORCED US ALL TO BE CALLED TODAY AS FIJIAN.

KAIYUM FOOLED BAINIMARAMA AND ALL THE FIJIAN RACE.

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 8:59 AM

Good proposal.

So can you tell us how YOU are going to organise this collection and where we send our money to?

Can YOU also provide us with evidence and proof of exactly who YOU are so that we can be assured this is not a scam and OUR money will be used for the purpose intended.

Anonymous said...

TO DEEP WOUND,WHICH WOUND ARE YOU REFERING TO,YOUR A..SE OR C..NT?YIKES!! THOSE CAVITIES ARENT WORTH THE SUM OF MONEY YOU DEMANDING.OUCH!!COBA!!

Anonymous said...

Some Kaiviti are really pig heads. Thats why the land can not be given to them...they will just dig it like a pig....the ways they are now what up to..International Crimnal Court..sick people..

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous Deep Wound 8:59 AM

Looks like all you are any good at is some simple arithmetic and quoting some acts that that no doubt you can't understand.

No doubt you are expecting someone else to organise the collection, but that's not surprising is it?

Anonymous said...

What Deep Wound is saying is scaring you some Indians by the sound of your replies. For Anon: October 14, 2013 at 11:35 AM I suggest you to ask your mother, grandmother, sisters and unties about the wounds that you want to have a look at it. And for the A..se better ask your father, grandfather, brothers and uncles and beg them if you could poke it and leak your poking finger see if it smells nice and taste good.

Anonymous said...

Why should other political parties spell out what they will do if they win the election when Bainimarama has not form and register a party as he had already told the world.After all the registration date for new political parties has expired and perhaps there will be another special law or decree for the registration of Bainimaramas political party.Bainimarama talks about fairness, justice and transprancy yet the law that governs the rest of us does not apply to them.To be frank with everyone in this blog site the election in 2014 is still hanging in the air. The regime at the moment are not sure of the outcome of the election. They are talking and taking some positive steps but they are unpredictable in other words "Do not count the chickens before they are hatched"

Anonymous said...

FROM DEEP WOUND:

ANON:October 14, 2013 at 11:23 AM. I AM PROVIDING A PROPOSAL TO OPEN DISCUSSION OPENLY THAT NEED MORE BETTER SUGGESTION AND CLARIFICATION FROM INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS. THESE MUSLIMS NOT HINDUS ARE CRACKING THE WHIP THAT COULD CREATE BLOODBATHS ON THE STREETS AND HOMES BURNED TO THE GROUND WITH THEIR PROVOKING LANGUAGES. I SUGGEST THEM TO LEARN FROM THE FIJI DAY CELEBRATION WITH 400 PEOPLE MOSTLY MUSLIMS WATCHING THE PRESIDENTIAL MILITARY PARADE. A GOOD SIGN THAT OUR FORM OF COMMUNICATION IS WORKING WELL WITH FIJIAN AND HINDUS. THE NEXT STEP OF ACTION IS TO SLOWLY STOP BUYING AND HIRING FROM ANY MUSLIMS BUSINESSES BUT ONLY FROM HINDUS AND CHINESE SHOPS ETC. KEEP IMPROVING THE MOMENTUM OF OUR ACTIONS UNTIL IT IS FULLY BLOWN OUT STRATEGIES. DO NOT DARE TO GO AGAINST THE ARMY AND POLICE FOR THEY ARE DOING THE JOB UNDER ORDERS.

Anonymous said...

I totaly agree with DEEP WOUND that Kaiyum cheated Bainimarama and trying to fool the Itaukei race and came up with the idea of a common name of all the races in Fiji as Fijian then he wrote the constitution and change the land ownership provisions so that all Fijian are entitle to land ownership irrespective of what ever race they belong to. that is why the responsibilities of looking after our land and native reserves has been shifted from the NLTB and Fijian Affairs to the Government.Come on i Taukei a cava tale sa dabeci tiko. O na dabe tiko ga o sa biu i wai.Sa vakaveitalia taki keda tiko o Kaiyum. Ni kua ni rere ni tucake ni tukuna vei Bainimarama ni tayabe ni kudruvaka,. Ni nanumi ira noda kawa bula ni mataka me tu na ka e baleti ira de ra na qai vakaloloma.

Anonymous said...

Election 2014 .how can it be legal when bkc is illegal?
Why NZ/AUSS/EU/UK/Others supporting illegal regime and BKC?.I cant understand this.

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 6:49 PM

"" After all the registration date for new political parties has expired and perhaps there will be another special law or decree for the registration of Bainimaramas political party ""

Are you sure of your facts?

You must know something the rest of Fiji has not been made aware of.

Anonymous said...

Seems like deep wound is not going to start his collection.

I will find another cause to give my $5 to........................

HINDU LIST OF COUP COLLABORATORS & BENEFICIARIES said...

1. Pundit Diwan Chand - Quality Prints
2. Chandu Umaria - SCC
3. Professor Rajesh Chandra -USP
4. Ashwin Raj - USP
5. Prof Satendra Nandan - UniFiji
6. Dr Ganesh Chand - FNU
7. Dr mahendra Reddy - Commerce Commission
8. Kamlesh Arya -UniFiji
9. Mahendra Chaudhry - FLP
10. Asha Lakhan - FLP



Anonymous said...

Anon:October 14, 2013 at 7:48 PM

Sorry, you revealed your own identity being a Muslim pretending to be a Fijian. Too bad Muslim Islam try again. Maybe the next time you find your home lost in the fire.

Deep Wound,we agree with you.

Anonymous said...

Kamlesh Arya, the deported former Counselor to Australia, who wasrecently sending students home from Arya Samaj schools.

This guy is an opportunist, tries to secure lucrative jobs, but is good at massaging Filipe Bole to pour more funds into University of Fiji, an institution that is run by Arya Samaj but increasingly dependent on government before total financial surrender to government, while promoting Arya Samaj's principles and culture.

Kamlesh in known for such moves...

Anonymous said...

Obviously the dickhead @ 8:38 PM has problems differentiating between race and religion.

UniFiji sex manic VC Dr Mahendra Kumar said...

University of Fiji is screwed.
After sacking of sex maniac VC Mahendra Kumar, we stuck with neendh goli (sleepy head) and kanikani VC Chandra Dulare. And corrupt Kamlesh Arya as registrar. we are truly fucked.

Anonymous said...

Just looking at the comments on this website i want to puke with disgust. Such is the state of Fiji today. People going at each others beliefs and chastising each others race. WOW very very mature and sensible indeed. A bunch of first class losers who no longer matter. Showing their bravado about everything and anything like they are the kings of the world and they will anonymously talk Bai out of power. Here are some cold hard facts for you losers and hate mongers to digest. 95% of people in this country i taukei, Indian Chinese or what ever you want to call them don't give a flying fuck what a bunch of wannabees think of them. All they care about is the daily bread and a better life for themselves. They will also vote Frank into Power simply because the world and Fiji is changing and people just want to live and let live. They want good things and a good life. Their are only a bunch of either old farts holding on feebly to the old ways or some down right nationalistic racist bastards who think that everyone including the ant in their pants is out to get them and somehow take over their land. These guys live in an imaginary utopia where the i-taukei are some kind of god like superior race that needs to be ruling over everyone else. Thank God most people in this country don't think like that otherwise we would be living in a hell of a screwed up country. Well you "Gods" can blow as much hot air as you want it ain't going to change nothing. All it will do is make you a miserable old fool as you watch the rest of Fiji go past you. Or and by the way did i hear someone say support the Chinese. Mark my words the Chinese are going to to rule Fiji in about say 10 years. They are already buying up land in Fiji like Hot cake. the Indian people simply wanted to use land and live in Fiji with dignity and mutual respect. Granted their have been some bad apples but on the whole your culture and way of life plus your land is intact and with you. While India could have interfered in Fiji's affairs a long time ago they did not despite being a superpower. China on the other hand is another story and they will take what they want. All is not what it seems. Their is a saying be careful what you wish for. You may realize very late that you have just walked out of the frying pen into the fire.

Anonymous said...

LOL @ nonsense 11.48pm

It isn't the 95% that is an issue but the 5% that comprises Ali Baba & his 40 thieves who will need to be taken to task and they will as they should. Nothing personal - it's just how things naturally evolve when dealing with tyrants and thieving sucker ups with snouts in the treasury trough.

Creating mountains of lies out of molehills can never camouflage the truth about your naked Emperor. And a good indication that you're aware of that is the fact that you're here defending your tinpot dictator "anonymously" on an anti-junta/regime and pro-democracy blogsite - that says it all - u're not even sure that the guns u're hiding behind can adequately cover your compromised behind - howz that for being sold on a pack of lies hook, line and sinker? Sweet dreams. tic toc...

Anonymous said...

As Frankenstein & gang gleefully rob the people of Fiji their future...

"Young adults fill jails.

SIXTY five per cent of inmates in correction facilities around the country fall between the ages of 17 and 35.

Speaking at the end of the Labasa Yellow Ribbon fun run on Saturday, Yellow Ribbon Project co-ordinator Isireli Dausiga said that the figures were quite alarming.

"This is an age group where we expect people to be at the climax of their lives enjoying life and making the most of it," Mr Dausiga said.

"If this is not the case then something must be missing somewhere in the development processes of these members of society and something needs to be done to address the problem.

"Therefore the Fiji Corrections Service is working all it can to give especially our young inmates another chance at life."

Mr Dausiga said they were working closely with corporate groups and business houses including other branches of society to ensure ex-inmates were accepted and respected by their community members once they returned from serving their terms."

Monday, October 14, 2013 Fiji Times.

Anonymous said...

SOMEONE HAS RIGHTLY SAID WHAT IS IN THE MINDS OF THE OTHER RACES IN FIJI.THOSE AGAINST THE GOVT ARE FIJIANS NOT IN THE VKB OR NON-FIJIANS WHO HATE THE FACT THAT THE I-TAUKEI STAND TO RECEIVE A LOT OF MONEY DUE TO THE NEW LAND DECREE.IT IS A FACT THAT HUNDREDS OR THOUSANDS OF FIJIANS CAN NAME THEIR VILLAGE BUT HAVE NEVER VISITED IT OR IS NOT KNOWN TO THE VILLAGERS RESIDING THERE.THEIR GRANDPARENTS LEFT FOR WORK IN OTHER PARTS OF THE COUNTRY AND FORGOT ABOUT THEIR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDRENS FUTURE.THIS IS THE CAUSE OF MANY LAND CLAIMS AND COUNTERCLAIMS FILED IN COURT TODAY. O IRA OQO ERA SE BIUBIU NA TUKADRA MAI NAKORO NI SE KABUKABU NI MATAKA .KA RA SEGA TU NI VOLAI ENA VKB WILI KINA ESO VEI IRA ERA TU MAI VALAGI.SA RAUTA ME RA VAKAMAKAMA TIKO.E SEGA NA NODRA I VOTAVOTA ENA WASE NI LISI NI QELE.E MOSITI IRA BALETA NI WILI KINA NA LUVEDRA,MAKUBUDRA KEI NA NODRA KAWA.THATS WHY YOU GUYS ARE SWEARING ON THIS BLOG.THIS IS A FACT THAT IS TABOO TO BE RAISED IN ANY VILLAGE BECAUSE EVERY VILLAGE HAS SEVERAL FAMILIES WHO ARE NOT ORIGINALLY FROM THERE. ERA VAKAWATI YANI NA TUKADRA KA RA SA TU GA MAI KEA.ESO SA YACO TALE MERA RA VIA GUNUVA TIKO I LIU NA BILO NI VANUA KA VAKAVUNA NA NODRA VEISIKO WAVOKI TIKO NA DAU NI VEITAROGI VANUA.SA KUA MADA NA VOSACA TAKA TIKO NA MATANITU KA SAGA MO CARA SALA I NAKORO,KEO SEGA NI KILA NA I VAKACABORI NI NOMU SEVUSEVU QAI KEREI PAUL QERETI ME VUKEI IKO.VINAKA.

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

@ Anon 9:44am...

Not sure if you quite understand the impact progress has caused in a communal society like Fiji.

You are quite correct in saying that many villagers have left their village but you must also understand the reasons behind all this move.

This is called Urban Drift as you may well understand. The reasons for the urban drift are many but most young families move to Towns for educational reasons and to seek employment to support their family whose needs have changed from tavioka and dalo to want of sugar, rice, flour, meat, soap, toothpaste and other modern neccesities.

Though it is a requirement for itaukei to be registered in the Vola ni Kawa Bula, perhaps only 75%of itaukei have registered their off springs but many choose not too. Again reasons for choosing not to do so are varied but in discussing this key issue in identity, many itaukei feel that the village way of life or vanua way of life can be burdensome to an already difficult life residing in Towns.

Many itaukei who move to Towns have very minimal education and skills and are reduced to working as labourers, house girls or other work with very minimal wages and they always live in squatter settlement or with extended families as one does in villagers.

Itaukei have the misconception that being registered in the Vola Ni Kawa Bula is one of the main key components to be recognized as a Kai Viti. Well it is a requirement under the Fijian Affairs Act however, one does not necessarily have to be registered to be considered an itaukei if one understands their role within their village.

The influence of progress has had a major impact in the changes that are experienced within villages itself. There was a time when you could live in a village with very little or no money at all but that is no longer a reality. This is leading people into conniving activities claiming traditional titles, land etc... which they may not be entitled too but have an indirect claim, which you have spoken off.

Perhaps Frank is making an attempt to tackle these issues however, the process is a process that has to be democratic rather than autoritarian, Frank being the dictator dictating his terms and conditions.

It will not work for the itaukei who already in the village or communal way of life, has a Chief.

Education is the key and people have to understand the social impact of urban drift, the requirement of Government Acts like registering in the VKB and the Native Land has to undergo a major overhaul to assist the villagers in understanding the laws governing Native Land.

Instead of creating more rift and division amongst itaukei, we must work towards understanding the problems associated with our villagers and the social change within our existing cultures and traditions and work towards improving these problems.

Alienating and discharging of the Chiefs like Frank has done is not the solution to the problem and may rather aggravate an existing problem within villagers where even Religion has caused a major impact, but that is another issue.

Meda vuli ga vakaukauwa. Me qaravi na gone kei na nodra tuberi mera vakavulica ena valavala vakai taukei mera kua ni guilecava na sala era sa tuvana mai o ira na noda qase kei ira na kawa tamata era sa yali yani.

Frank me vaka yalomalumalumu takini koya ka solia vua na vanua na ka e nona ka vukea na kena tuberi cake tale mai na noda bula vakaitaukei. Me kua ni butuka sobu baleta esa seburaka oti na yavu ni vanua na nona sa mai musuka laiva na uluda, ko ira na noda turaga ni vanua.

Sega ni kena valavala dodonu ka vakayacora o koya. E tiko ga na kenai vakarau meda na dau muria mena dau vakaraitaki tu ga na yalo vinaka kei na yalo ni veidokai eda dau kilai tani tu kina na gone taukei.

Kevaka e sega, ena yaco na veika ko veika ko vosataka jiko mai qori...na VIAVIALEVU.

Vinaka na vei wasei.

rajend naidu said...

Editor,
The Fiji Football Association celebrates being around for 75 years without achieving anything substantial ( letter by Parmendra Sharma of Brisbane In Fiji Times 14/10)
And Fiji celebrates 43 years of Independence even though as a nation it has in the words of a former Prime Minister of the country, gone backwards ( 'Little to celebrate, says FLP' in Fiji Sun 10/10).
In Fiji it appears you don't need accomplishments to celebrate.
Me rawa ga celebration!
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

rajend naidu said...

Editor,
Anyone who thinks the Bainimarama-Khaiyum Constitution will usher in "true democracy" and a "better Fiji" as claimed by the regime functionaries and sycophants should read the telling letter titled 'Cops and dogs' by Iliesa Naivalu in the Fiji Times (12/10) to get a sense of the ground realities in Fiji now and in the "new Fiji " being designed by the Bainimarama mob.
Iliesa informs us of the presence of " the Police Response Unit in full gear with dogs on their sides" at local sports events and wonders whether such a show of force is warranted?
It is not.
But it is consistent with Bainimarama and his regime's vision of the "new Fiji" : A Police State.
The large police presence and show of force is but one manifestation of the Police State. There are many others.
Iliesa is right. It is "scary".
People of Fiji have good reason to be scared.
Their democratic rights and freedoms and peace of mind is constantly undermined and threatened in a Police State.
We must not allow Fiji to be turned into a Police State by the mob currently unlawfully in power.
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

rajend naidu said...

Editor,
It is good to see at least some media call Frank Bainimarama by his proper name. The Malaysia Sun (10/10) does that in the article 'European Union official to meet with Fiji dictator'. He is described as the"self annointed Fijian Prime Minister"
- which of course is what he is even if the media in Fiji pretend otherwise.
The truth is known around the world even if some in Fiji chose to act the ostrich.
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

Anonymous said...

I call the PM of Fiji 'A piece of shit from Fiji', something that comes out of my ass.

Anonymous said...

Well said @ anonymous 11.55a.m.

I say this with a sense of urgency that the i-taukei really need to engage with their own and amongst themselves (and they're more than competent to do so without the involvement of outsiders), in serious contemplation and soul-searching (with all humility and honesty as faithful Christians first and foremost), about themselves and their identity -individually and as members of a larger communal kinship, that is characteristic of indigenous populations around the world. In our case, that would be the tokatoka, tikina, mataqali, yavusa, vanua.

I couldn't stress that enough... for you can't govern without the consent of the governed and consideration for the governed. Hence, whatever changes that are being discussed and introduced forcefully upon the i-taukei by the regime in the last 7 years will continue to remain unsustainable... as expected. To be sustainable, it should be carried out in a manner that is respectful of their dignity as human beings (whether chief, tawavanua or your political enemy); that is inclusive across the board(instead of being confined to special cliques/alliances); that is free (unhindered); that is fair (that comes naturally comes when you do so with respect) and mature.

However, as long as the Bainimarama/Khaiyum dictatorship stays in power, all that remains impossible.

Anonymous said...

A lot has been said between the two major races itaukei and our Fijian Indian brothers on this blog which clearly reflects the racial differences which more or less is political.

Having said that we can and should understand the feelings of our Fijian Indian brothers who in 1987 and 2000, were subjected to unspeakable acts and it is understandable that they will feel as they feel about the itaukei, whom they will blame for these acts.

The important factor here is that we must realise the implications of the coup whether it be 1987, 2000 or 2006.

Coups have no place in todays modern society.

We the people of Fiji need to ask ourselves whether this is the way we want to be governed by power hungry dictators and the impact it will have in the future.

Do we really want our children to be raised in such a society where our rights are a token allowance and people live in suspicion and fear and are subjugated by the military whose role is to serve and protect its people.

Today we can clearly see whatever motives Frank had when he executed the coup in 2006 has now been turned around into a power hungry fanatic who will cling and undertake any means to remain in power. There are those who are enjoying the benefits of associating with Frank and they will continue to support Frank.

Many who have supported Frank in 2006 have made an about turn realising what is happening.

It is important that we unite as a people embracing and appreciating each other regardless of race or religion, instead of attacking each other.

Until we unite as a people, Frank will continue to vent his venom of power hungry military rule upon our people.

It is evident that Frank has his military people checking in on blog sites, FB sites and creating division and political propoganda on these sites.

To the Military people and or Frank supporters, we reach out to you to realise the implications of military rule to the people of Fiji, now and in the future.

Anonymous said...

I WONDER WHAT THESE WORLD LEADERS ARE DOING THEY TOOK AWAY OUR FREEDOM/DEMOCRACY FROM US THAT WAS GIVEN TO US BY GOD OUR CREATOR.
THE GOVT IS ELECTED BY THE PEOPLE THEY SHOULD SERVE THE PEOPLE .
FIJIANS AND INDIANS HAVE TO BE UNITED AND STOP THIS COUP CUTURE.
WE TEACH OUR FELLOW ARMIES/POLICE TO UPHOLD THE LAW AND CONSTITUTION AND SUPPORT THE LEGAL ELECTED GOVT.
IF ARMY PEOPLE WANT TO BE POLITICIAN THEY SHOULD FIGHT ELECTION LIKE OTHER MP. FREE/FAIR
WE HAVE MADE MISTAKE BUT I HOPE WE WILL FIGHT FOR JUSTICE AND DEMOCRACY AND TEACH OUR CHILDREN TO UPHOLD CONSTITUTION LIKE WE UPHOLD THE BIBLE.
UNITED WE STAND DIVIDED WE FALL.
GOD BLESS
RAJESH

rajend naidu said...

editor,
We read in the article 'Mo Ibrahim prize for good governance in Africa fails to find a winner'(ABC 15/10) that the Mo Ibrahim prize for good governance in Africa has been awarded to no-one for a fourth year, in a worrying assessment of the continent's leadership.
The judging committee said it was unable to identify a worthy candidate for what is the world's most valuable individual award. The $5.4 million prize was founded seven years ago and is supposed to be awarded each year to a DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED LEADER who governed well, raised living standards and left office voluntarily. Sudan born telecom entreprenuer Mr Ibrahim launched the prize in an attempt to encourage African leaders to leave power peacefully.
I am sure if the Mo Ibrahim prize included good governance by democratically elected leaders in the Pacific as well then Commodore Frank Bainimarama and Aiyaz sayed Khaiyum would have qualified for the award.
They are democratically elected leaders who have been governing their country for 8 years!!
sincerely,
rajend naidu
sydney

Anonymous said...

Ahhh Rajend a Military Bafoon trying to mislead bloggers on this site but taking us away from the real issues...I suggest you, Frank and Khaiyum move to Africa Rajend...plenty of monkeys there to govern and you Frank and Khaiyum wont have any problems assimilating....We will chuck you a banana or two...Off you go now your boats waiting..

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 11:23 AM

"" I WONDER WHAT THESE WORLD LEADERS ARE DOING THEY TOOK AWAY OUR FREEDOM/DEMOCRACY FROM US THAT WAS GIVEN TO US BY GOD OUR CREATOR ""

If your god gave you this democracy and freedom how come he can not give it back to you?

Perhaps he does not think you are worthy of it.

rajend naidu said...

editor,
Nick Rodriguez tells blog site critics of "the government of the day" that "no-one cares about you" because in his opinion "Fiji is moving forward" and it's "all because of Mr Bainimarama and his vision for a better Fiji" (Fiji Times 15/10).
Nick's is the language of the typical regime sycophant.It would be interesting to discover where Nick's coming from? Is he like the self-styled "independent" journalist Graham Davis also a "true believer" because of the goodies that have come his way courtesy of the Bainimarama military dictatorship in Fiji?.
Nick's language is the language all dictators and their sycophants use to justify the dictatorship.
Nick fools no-one with his pro-regime propaganda.
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

Anonymous said...

@ 2:24pm....all in Gods own time and not men......even Frank himself is an instrument of God that is used for a purpose to be discarded once used up like Judas who betrayed Jesus and was later hanged.....

Even you my friend are marked and if you support violence like the military...you too my friend will one day be in the face of such and you will cry out to be saved....

All in good time....

Anonymous said...

Lawyer Savenaca Komaisavai has been suspended from practicing for four months.
Komaisavai was found guilty of Professional Misconduct and Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct by the Independent Legal Services Commission.
According to the Commission, around the 2nd of October last year, Komaisavai sent a letter to the Deputy Registrar on behalf of his client – directed at the opposing client, a Mark Borg – containing an attack on his reputation without good cause.
On the same date, the Commission says Komaisavi – during a meeting with the Deputy Registrar suggested that Borg was not Fijian and when Borg presented his certificate of citizenship, Komaisavai stated that he was of the ‘wrong color.”
The Commission says the attack was discriminatory and racists, amounting to Unsatisfactory Professional Conduct.
Komaisavai had admitted to writing the letter and making the statements but denied that the words used were neither offensive nor were they an attack on a person’s reputation.
Komaisavai has also been ordered to pay costs of $750 to the Commission by the 31st of this month, in default; he will be further suspended for two months.

rajend naidu said...

editor,
Regular letter writer in the Fiji Sun Allen Lockingon tells us he has noticed customs clerks in Australia and New Zealand earn 60-100 thousand dollars per annum whereas Diploma in Customs graduates from the Fiji National University are getting $3000 to $5000 p.a.
I am sure Allen has also noticed the reason for the qualitative difference. It's because Australia and New Zealand are First World democracies and Fiji is a third world banana republic!
It would be surprising if Fiji did NOT have low paid workers!
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

Anonymous said...

I wonder if Komaisavai has
been a
Military suspect for possible
candidate, in the 2014 Election?
Why else would the regime, not
only suspended but also find
him, for something a democratic society would allow it's citizen to say & do?
It's call-"FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION"
I guess we're all been manipulated
by that puffta Anthony Gate.
When all is said & done i want
this bastard's neck?
We need to hang him up till he's dead,dead,dead!

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 3:11 PM

I really don't think so but you are welcome to your views based on the stories you believe.

Anonymous said...

He is a natural joker!!!!!

maro said...

To all of you civil servants time to think of your future.Ask your individual ministry for your fair salary and wages.Write letters to your Union Rep to negotiate a pay raise now not tomorrow!!
Ask Bainimarama why all goverment ministry are not paying overtime???
GOD is a GOD of two edgeded sword.



Anonymous said...

@ 4:08pm...you reap what you sow and what is being cultivated will one day be cut down and thrown into the fire. History is such...We have many like Frank who flex their muscles, killed and brutalized many of their own people but in the end, they are reduced to snivelling human beings when they realise what they really are. We are on this earth to carry out the makers will and his will shall be done. You my friend are one of the pawn like Frank who no one knew from a bar of soap and is now the centre of attention. This was given to him and surely will be taken away from him and the day of reckoning will come. The Israelites waited a 1000 years for Moses to free them from the same that Frank is meting out to the people of Fiji and it may take a 1000 years to do so but Franks name will be lost in the dust of history and time because of what he has committed and when people speak his name, they will spit and curse and you my friend will be there trying to console him.

Anonymous said...

Editor,
We read in the article 'Media, step up role for elections : MIDA' in the regime mouthpiece newspaper the Fiji Sun (10/10) that "The role of the media in the coming elections will be closely monitored by the Media Industry Development Authority. It's new chairman University of the South Pacific STAR Project Manager Ashwin Raj said it's imperative that the media present a fair, accurate and balanced account of issues leading up to the 2014 elections". This of course is rubbish. The only gang who will closely monitor anything and everything in the country - including the media - is the Fiji military rulers and their political sidekicks - as they have been doing for 8 years now since taking over government. The new Chairman gives his monitoring body a false sense of importance. I wonder how long he will last?
To have any staying power the new chairman must fall in line with the wishes of his political masters.
And he gives a good indication he is on track by claiming certain blog sites - like Coupfourpointfive, Stuck in the Mud and even Letters to editor uncensored - are in his view " not acceptable".
Of course they are not acceptable to the regime and it's lackeys because they expose the truth about the military regime in Fiji. If it was not for these blog sites a lot of what we know about the regime and its violations of human rights and principles of democratic governance would never have been known. We could not count on the media in Fiji to provide "fair, accurate and balanced accounts" because they have been cowered into submitting to the diktats of the military dictatorship.
If the new chairman thinks his body will closely monitor the media to get it to do what it is meant to be doing, he is only fooling himself.
It won't happen.
The media in Fiji has already been bought into supporting the Bainimarama government and propagandizing for it.
Any truly independent observer will confirm that.
The new Chairman cannot be regarded as such and independent observer.
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

Anonymous said...

The Immigration PS gets 3 times more than the Australian Customs Officers. Thanks to Frankie

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 6:11 PM

and this unbalanced comparison is supposed to suggest what?

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 5:15 PM

You mix history and myth together assuming that others can not understand the difference between the two.

Fortunately I live in the real world and only relate to fact.

rajend naidu said...

editor,
We look up to people with big titles from big international bodies to say things that make sense.
But what the European Union's deputy director- general Marcus Comaro says makes little sense.
He says following a brief visit to Fiji that he saw Fiji make "a solid progress towards democracy" ('EU sees solid progress'Fiji Sun 16/10).
Fiji is still a military dictatorship 8 years after the 2006 Bainimarama military coup. The country is still under the coup leader's dictatorship. He is still calling the shot on everything - including his military government organised elections based on a special order made constitution imposed on the people of Fiji.
How can that be regarded as "solid progress towards democracy"?
I am reminded here of the wise words of my political philosophy university teacher. He said never go by one's titles. Critically examine what one says and see if he makes sense.
The EU man does not.
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

Anonymous said...

How come Sri Yukt Satendra Pratap None-Done has missed out on the Man Booker award ??----surely he deserves it --I mean just read his mango chutney piece. That alone should have given him the award .Havent they heard of the good proffesor from the Pacific ??

Prof Kaam chor, aka moku siga None-done said...

Sri Yukt Prof Satendra Nandan (None-Done) will get two awards: 1. Bullshit artist of the year. 2. Tatti admi (shit fellow) of the year awards.

Anonymous said...

Rajend Naidu ash hole...back off you runaway...you are just manipulating the fijian people...you got nothing to do with Fiji Govt. Your tax money does not come to fiji..ok ashhole shut your mouth..what ever the govt is doing it is good for the future generation..u stay there and suck the Aussie Balls..mother fucker.

Rajendra Chaudhary said...


VICTOR LAL on Fijileaks

Post regarding my father Mahendra Pal Chaudhary’s case published on fijileaks.com by Victor Lal is a total lie. I Rajendra Pal Chaudhary take Oath and say that I never gave any information/interview to Victor Lal in regards to my father’s case. Why will I, when I know it was Victor Lal together with Russel Hunter who made up this Tax story about my father and reported him to the Central Police Station.

However due to no hard evidence available, my father was never even questioned by police.

This same Victor Lal is now publishing all types of shit on his blog to make my father’s case look uglier.

I have been informed by my friend in Khaiyum’s office that Victor wrote a lengthy email to Khaiyum regarding this matter.

Victor you also wrote about Jagath aka Andy in that email. Don’t you dare say you have not written that email? I have a copy of that email from your gmail account to Khaiyum.

Victor I warn you boy, do not play with fire or else you will get burnt to death. You have double crossed me and I am going to do you slowly.

Anonymous said...

Hahahahahaha....RPC taking oath in a public forum???????? No wonder he's flicked outta Fiji...typical daddy's boy.

Anonymous said...

Panic drive:
Power 'panic'
Tevita Vuibau
Thursday, October 17, 2013
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Where water once reached the upper banks of the Monasavu Dam, plants have started to grow as the dam level drops. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU
THE FEA has warned it is in "panic mode" as it faces the prospect of going through another month without adequate rainfall to replenish the Monasavu Dam.

And it is calling on people in Fiji to save power as it waits for rain in the Monasavu catchment area.

The authority is hoping to receive the long-term average rainfall of 343mm for the month of October but with half the month gone by, only 37mm of rain has fallen at Monasavu.

The dam level as of yesterday was 730.48 metres above sea level, only 15.48 metres above the safe operating level of 715m and dropping at a rate of 0.12m to 0.15m every day.

If the dry spell continues for the rest of October and into November and December, the dam could reach its critical level by then or even earlier.

If this worst-case scenario is realised, the authority said it would have to spend between $50million and $55million to rent generators from overseas to satisfy the power demand on Viti Levu.

FEA CEO Hasmukh Patel said this decision would be made sometime in November.

The FEA has only had to hire generators once in the past, in 2003 for a similar situation when the dam level dropped.

Back then it cost $21m for generators to supply an extra 20-25MW but because of increased demand, it could end up spending more than double the amount.

"I would say yes we are in panic mode because for seven out of the nine months of 2013 we have received below average rainfall," Mr Patel said.

"What we are saying is if the dry season extends further into November and December and the rest of October then we could be heading for some trouble.

"To satisfy demand we'll have to bring in 55MW of hired sets.

"To bring them in and run them for three months, we expect an expenditure of around $50-$55million."

He explained the decision to rent the generators was one to be considered at length because of the two-month period for the generators to be delivered and made operational, the money involved and the penalties they would have to pay to pull out of the deal if rain started to fall in Monasavu.

"Therefore the authority requests its valued customers to use energy wisely for their daily needs without wastage as this will assist in conserving water and reducing the fuel cost.

"I don't think that we can afford any luxury at this time of the year especially in this situation," Mr Patel concluded.

Currently 40 per cent of electricity to Fiji is provided by the Monasavu and Nadarivatu hydroelectric schemes.

55 per cent is being provided by fossil fuels and a further 5 per cent is being provided by independent power producer FSC.

FEA spends $0.5million a day in fuel costs and has already incurred financial losses in September and expects the same in October because of the high fuel bill.

Anonymous said...

@ Anon 8:24PM....Your real world is an illusion and the truth will be revealed to you once you open your eyes and embrace TRUTH rather than ignore and blatantly disregard the evil deeds of this military junta.

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 1:49 PM

You really do need to read what is actually written, otherwise not only do you make it obvious that part of your thought process relies upon myth but a great part as well relies upon assumption.

Anonymous said...

Anon@9:33am...Ok who let the dogs
out?Hold on Bai,you can't just jump
into the ring and start calling
people bad names?
Problem with blockhead is they can't rationalized?
Why picks on Rajend
Naidu cause he's an Indu and out
off your dictatorial reach?
You
can't sent your boys over to work
him out?
We'll too bad you can't always get what you want?
Guess what, you're a major embarrasement to all Fijians
hopefully you'd have a heart-attack
or stroke so you can stop been an
assole to the world?

Anonymous said...

At this hour of crisis, I call upon Dakuwaqa to return to C4.5 to provide Fiji's loyal and democratic opposition with the principled and unselfish leadership it needs.

Please come back!

Anonymous said...

mahen reddy and his boss aiyaz khaiyum can take the $2.30/hr and shove it where the sun don't shine – their arses!

Anonymous said...

SORRY DICKHEAD. BEGGARS CANT BE CHOOSERS

Fiji Times:

Sugar funds furore

Felix Chaudhary
Thursday, October 17, 2013


PRIME Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama says he is gravely concerned about the European Union's decision to assist the sugar industry by channelling 4million Euro (F$9,912,632.07) through a Fiji-based Australian training institution.

Commodore Bainimarama said the decision demonstrated a unilateral approach towards development assistance rather than a partnership approach....."

HE HAS BEEN DOING √úNILATERAL APPROACH"TO HIS OWN PEOPLE AND NOW BAINIMARAMA CRYING COZ EU DOING IT TO HIM.
Booohoohooo! Cry baby!
You fucking dickhead. Get a taste of your own medicine. More to come, you Farking dickhead.

Anonymous said...

@ 2:53pm....There is a difference between reading and understanding what you read and if you do not understand than it is pointless reading....perhaps rationalising would assist you in your approach in trying to justify something that is uunreasonable particularly if you dont understand, which makes your rational of things unwise.

Anonymous said...

Why didn't the EU coirse all of its money through the dictator's unaudited PM Emergency Fund, so that he could use it for extreme emergencies -- like buying a Swiss chalet to which he can flee when the Hibiscus Revolution draws nigh?

Anonymous said...

Anonymous 12 :41, 17 October

Hasmukh and the FEA team are not feeding enough electricity into their brain cells. With a projected expense of $50-$55M to hire gensets for 3 months to temporarily relieve the never ending demand for power, golly, have they ever considered spent water retention and recycling back into the dam??? Ok, in simple English, this is water spent from the dam turbines being collected, and pumped back through to the main dam catchment area, and yes using the revolving turbine shafts as the pumping mechanism....c'mon Has(been), this system would not cost $55M, probably $5M at the most...then and again,the brain cells of those making the decisions at FEA to spend that kind of money need electrocuting! Or may its just another ploy to fill yet again the already over-stuffed coffers of Has(been)s superiors...Engineers with brains, please arise!

Anonymous said...

Anonymous 9:25, 18 October

Yes, in even simpler English, this would be better explained by taking into consideration the cooling system of a motor vehicle...Yes, recycling the water, and cooling the engine...so recycle the water at Monasavu, and that would keep the water at the required levels

rajend naidu said...

Editor,
Allow me to share with invaluable piece on press freedom in today's The Australian:
"Good for Fraser Nelson. It strikes me that he is 100 per cent right. The editor of the Spectator has announced his ancient and illustrious publication will have nothing whatever to do with any new system of press regulation.
He will neither bow nor truckle to any kind of control. He will not "sign up". He will politely tell the new bossyboots institution to mind its beeswax, and he will continue to publish without fear and favour.
I think the whole of the media should do the same. Stuff all the malarky about the Privy Council and a Royal Charter. Who are the Privy Council,for goodness sake? They are a bunch of politicians,a glorified version of the government of the day. We are on the verge of eroding the freedom of the press. We are undermining the work of everyone from John Militon and John Wilkes - men who fought for the right to say and publish things of which the politicians disapproved...
(For the full article please go to 'Muzzle the media? Tell them where to stick it' Boris Johnson,The Australian, Oct 18.2013).
Prof. Ashwin Raj the brand new Media Industry Development Authority of the Fiji Military Government should read the article and educate himself about the real meaning of press freedom.
Hopefully that will help him stop paddling the bullshit about monitoring the media in Fiji under the auspicious of a military dictatorship.
But I won't bank on it.
sincerely,
rajend naidu
sydney

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 9:25 AM

And what are the energy costs of pumping this volume of water back uphill?

Anonymous said...

Anonymous @ 1:09pm October 18

The cost?? Nothing...the pumps are mechanically driven by the shafts which turn the turbines, which would then in turn drive the water pumps ...Hence NO energy cost. These are solutions would bring about a lot of cost savings. Pssst...U alternative energy research fellows...that's one good project for you...patent the design will you!

Anonymous said...

@Anonymous 4:30 PM

Congratulations Sir !

You have just invented perpetual motion and free energy for the entire world.

I suggest you go back to school and get your brain re-programmed.

Anonymous said...

hahahaha...this guy works for the army engineers....sos ososo funny.

rajend naidu said...

editor,
Just a couple of days after reading in the regime mouthpiece newspaper the Fiji Sun (16/10)the article 'EU sees solid progress'towards democracy in Fiji we read in Fiji Today Open Forum the article 'Media Freedom Fiji Style:Fiji Media harangued over article'.
If the media continued to be harangued 8 years after the coup where is the "solid progress" towards democracy?
Is this case of the EU seeing only what it wants to see and ignoring hard evidence to the contrary?
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

Arsewind Raj said...

@rajend naidu on 'Media Freedom", it seems we have dumb (Asshiwn Raj) and dumber (Matai Akoula) running MIDA. I am no media expert but I would think that one would ignore benin comments such as that from PFF and let them die a quick, natural death rather than create a storm around them and draw negative publicity. Matai and Ashwin not only stupid, as fresh appointments they too full of self-importance, not mention their masters, Bainimarama and Khaiyum, who are equally, if not more stupid. I pity Fiji for its useless and corrupt leaders.

Anonymous said...

Someone mentioned Dakuwaqa. Looking back through Dakuwaqa's writings and pulling out his main pointssee, we can see the outlines of a 10-point platform for national salvation:

1) The 1997 Constitution lives. We've a duty to defend it.

2) Just say No to immunity for treason.

3) Return the RFMF to barracks. Court martial its traitorous leadership. Hang its commander.

4) Capital punishment for capital treason.

5) Repudiate the illegal debt.

6) Anti-disestablishmentarianism! Defer indefinitely all illegal actions, such as dissolution of the GCC, until constitutional government is restored.

7) Return democratic governance to Fiji.

8) Restore Fiji's international standing. Return us to our former role of regional leadership.

9) Establish a Truth & Reconciliation Commission to adjudicate all coup-related grievances since 1987.

10) Active resistance, not passive accommodation.

It makes sense to me.

Dakuwaqa may never have said it, but I think that if treason should be punishable as a capital offense, then that should apply not only to those traitors in the military but to their key supporters in the judiciary, the civil service, and the media as well.

It does seem that democracy will only be restored to Fiji through the overthrow of the Bainimarama regime.

Delilah Lal said...

The constitution is a sham as is the elections. Take Ms Lynda Tabuya standing for elections. To rebuild Fiji, we need role models that we can look up. Ms Tabuya - who: a) has a long history of sleeping around with married men and her USP students, b) with her husband has been involved in financial scams, and c) features in her own internet porn - is not what Fiji needs. We need people of integrity leading our country. I fear for my country

Anonymous said...

Ok Who the the whore is Lynda Rabuya?
Who says that she is runing
to be elected next year?
Is she an
halfcast like Bainimarama?
Is She
married to a Fijian guy or Solomon
Islander?

Anonymous said...

I agree with Dakuwaqa's 10-point programme. But how to get there from here?

Anonymous said...

ohhh ohhh Delilah....ohhh ohh Delilah...do you realise Delilah was the biggest whore in a story that has no ending....and than Delilah has a surname like Lal...Boy Im sure you did not grow up in Raiwai...

Anonymous said...

@ 6:15pm...roll the ten point program into a thick roll and shove it up Dakuwaqa's ass...lmao

Anonymous said...

Hey, 10:09 PM, you'd take it up yours, except Frank's already up it too far.

Anonymous said...

@ Anon 1:37pm...lol..Franks got a tiny weeny...Thats why his wife had an affair when he was in Lebanon...Ask Driti and Mara

rajend naidu said...

editor,
Just read this article 'Bishop's silence on talk shock' by Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in The Australian 23/10 and thought I should share it with folks following Fiji politics because there are many parralels.
It also provides a good insight into the question raise in this C4.5 article.
Anwar writes" An official of the Malaysian consulate in Sydney warned Malaysian students not to attend the talk I gave last week at the Adelaide Festival of Ideas.The email stated he " wouldn't hesitate to take stern action to those involved...
Australia rightly prides itself as a bastion of free speech and democratic ideals. As a liberal democracy the ability to be able to express views freely in a peaceful manner is a cornerstone of your society...
Imagine my surprise then when after independent senator Nick Xenophon and I called on Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to condemn the threat and to protect the students attending my talk, the response was so weak...[Anwar adds by contrast]the US State Dept[told] the Malaysian embassy in washington to back off when it made s similar threat there...
My talk highlighted the tragic state of democracy in Malaysia conveniently ignored by this and the previous Australian governments...
The grave flaws of Malaysia's election systen was highlighted last year by an independent,international fact-finding mission...
The mission flagged grave concerns about the integrity of the electoral polls, the phantom voters,voter intimidation, a corruption-prone postal voting system and an overall potential for massive electoral fraud.There is sense gerrymandering favouring the government"(read the full article in The Australian)
Now with all the flaws and the tragic state of Malaysian democracy that has not stopped Australia from doing business with Malaysia has if all is well on the democratic front in that country.
That's how international politics and foreign affairs is conducted conveniently putting democratic principles aside.
The same is true with regard to Indonesia's treatment of West Papuans.
Now we all have a better idea why Australia and New Zealand are proceeding in the manner they are with regards to the Fiji military regime.
sincerely,
rajend naidu
sydney

rajend naidu said...

editor,
We read in the article 'Bob Carr confirms he is leaving the Senate'(Yahoo!7 News 23/10) that following Labour's election defeat Senator Carr has decided to quit politics and go into academia.
Sharing his departing wisdom Senator Carr tells us " Life is a learning experience and the last 18 months has been the richest learning experience [for him as Australian foreign minister].
I have no doubt Senator Carr has learned immensely but the one thing he apparently did not learn is that you cannot trust a dictator to deliver "true democracy" to the people.
Australia's present stance on Fiji is in part a result of Bob Carr's failure to grasps that.
And if it's any consolation to the good Senator he is not alone in that regard.
sincerely,
rajend naidu
sydney

rajend naidu said...

Editor
Retiring Senator and former Foreign Minister Bob Carr did not mince his words in critiquing Labour Prime ministers Julia Gilard and Kevin Rudd.
He also said the current government must maintain its "tough" stance against people smugglers. (SBS news 23/10 6.30pm)
But we recall Bob Carr did not think a tough stance against a regional dictator was appropriate.
Instead he was bending over backwards to "re-engage" and restore normal relations with the dictator's regime.
Why the difference?
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

Anonymous said...

Jim Ah Koy cannot distinguish between a blessing and a curse, either linguistically or morally. That explains how he could support a curse like Bainimarama for Fiji.

Anonymous said...

Whether under Bush or Obama, the Americans have been fairly consistent in their policies toward Fiji, targeting the regime assholes but trying to engage with them and not punishing ordinary Fijians or cutting their own nose off to spite their face This is because their Fiji policy derives from their laws and their larger policies regarding human rights, democracy, etc. The Aussies could profit from their example. Instead they sanction every Tom, Dick, and Harry, try to score partisan political points, and blow hot and cold, depending on who's minister. They're as arbitrary as Bainimarama.

Anonymous said...

Viti Boy : You do not need the GCC because you are not a native Fijian.Chiefly system isa vital part of native Fijians tradition and culture as uit hold our race together. The idea behind the abolishing of the chiefly system and GCC came from Kaiyum because he wanted to create division with in the native Fijian race. But sorrty Kaiyum and Bainimarama you can take your idea to the rubbish tin. Our culture and tradition will remain if you do not like it you can go else where.

rajend naidu said...

editor,
We read in the first sentence of the article accompanying the video interview of Prof.Yash Ghai by Sean Dorney of Australia Network News (23/10)that the"[constitutional] expert whose draft for Fiji's Constitution was scrapped by the interim government says he doubts interim Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has read his government's replacement version".
I have no doubt he has not read the replacement version or any constitution for that matter. Dictators are not interested in constitutions because they are not bound by it.(see my earlier letter on this in C4.5 and Fiji Today quoting Ian Schott "Dictator: a ruler who is not restricted by a constitution..."
The second point I want to make on the first sentence is how can Frank Bainimarama be called an "interim" PM and his government an "interim" government when they have been parked in power for close to 8 years?
For arguments sake if they decide to cancel the elections (which they have done before)and continue to govern for another 8 years will it still be an "interim" government?
Let's get this bit right: It's an illegal government and Frank Bainimarama is an illegal ruler. A ruler ruling without the consent of the people of Fiji.
Now let me jump to the last sentence in the article.In it Prof.Ghai "says he remains hopeful that Fiji may still be forced by pressure from the international community to adopt his version of the constitution".
Prof.Ghai's hope is misplaced. Anyone who has seen the latest episode of SBS Dateline 'Saving Syria's Children'( Tue 22/10) will know why. The two British volunteer doctors who had gone to provide emergency medical help in Syria said the UN and the international community were a disgrace.
Instead of pressure the international community has bending over to placate the regime in Fiji.
That's why the "interim" regime is still around 8 years later!
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

Anonymous said...

No idiot like you will ever support Bainimarama knowing that what he did is wrong and illegal.Only lunatic will support lunatic.

Anonymous said...

Come on Bainimarama you are very childish.You think you can play arround the credibility of the EU.Do you realise that you are making a great mistake. Now you continue to make wild allegations. The 2006 election can you show the world any proven case of fraud and annonoilies you are alleging. Hearsay and roumers. If you cant prove that how can you make that wild allegations against the EU observers.because what you are saying is what you heard from the loosers of that elections who actually supports you to carry out that baseless coup in 2006 without any evidence to prove. Are you not ashame of the so many lies that you have been doing.The truth will prevail and you will loose the election because the people of Fiji are sick and tired of your lies.You should read Yash Ghai comment about you very shameful and ambrassing calling youself a Prime Minister. You are not running a military it is a cuivilian government.

rajend naidu said...

editor,
'Constitutional expert Yash Ghai says he doubts if Fiji's PM Frank Bainimarama has read Constitution' (Australia Network News 23/10).
Another PM who has apparently not read the new Fiji constitution is the PM of Vanuatu.
And without reading it he says "I must commend the leaders of Fiji and its Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama for a well documented Constitution" ('Vanuatu offers help for 2014 elections' Fiji Sun 25/10/).
What the Vanuatu PM said was dutifully reported by the regime propaganda paper The Fiji SUN
I didn't know Vanuatu was such a well to do country it can offer help to Fiji!
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney.

rajend naidu said...

editor,
We read in the article 'Bob Carr: Cynical departure sends his reputation in smoke' by Sydney Morning Herald columnist Paul Sheehan (23/10/ that former Foreign Minister Senator Bob Carr was an opportunist politician who " Clearly... no longer cares what the electorate think" and that "the public can associate Carr with cynicism for the democratic process...". The reasons for this description of Carr one get by reading the full article. The point I wish to make here is that free speech and media freedom in Australian democracy allow a journalist to openly state his views regarding a political leader (even a senior one of Carr's standing) without fear or favour.
Can that happen in Fiji under the Bainimarama military government?
No it can't because the Bainimarama dictatorship does not allow free speech and media freedom ? Journalists have been cowered into praising the mob in power. No criticism of the current politicians is tolerated by the dictatorship. You would think there are no opportunist politicians in Fiji any more in the "Government of the day" which of course is hogwash.
Each one of the unelected, self-appointed politician in Fiji is a political opportunist who does not care what the electorate think and are governing without the consent of the governed.
But the media in Fiji can't say that.
And we understand why.
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

rajend naidu said...

editor,
At the end of an excellent article titled 'Carr's tourism costly to diplomacy' the Sydney Morning Herald's international editor says "We can only hope Carr enjoyed the thrills, because his 18 months as Australia's foreign affairs minister was an underarchievemet sustained by falsehoods".(smh 29/10)
Hatcher provides some good examples of Carr's falsehoods.
Please allow me to add one Hatcher missed to mention.
Carr accepted then propagated the falsehood that the Fiji military regime was all set to return the country to democratic rule.
He paid no attention to the voice of the democratic opposition and its claim that the purported plans to restore democracy via a regime designed constitution and a regime organised election was a masquerade .There were other things like the continued control of the media, the militarization of the civil administration, and the restrictions on democratic freedoms that indicated the regime was not prepared to let go its hold on power.
Carr preferred to ignore all these after his chat with the regime's foreign minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola whose coup connection goes back to the first military coup of 1987!
Carr achieved nothing for the people of Fiji.
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

rajend naidu said...

editor,
In Aljazeera news 30/10 a former FBI chief Colleen ( I missed the second name) traveled to Russia to present US whistleblower Edward Snowden with an integrity award.
She said what Snowden did was the right thing to do and the US security mob was only hiding behind excuses.
The award the Sam Adams Award is by a group of retired US national security officers. These Americans who once worked for the CIA, the FBI, the Justice Dept and the NSA have criticised the US government and exposed what they believed was wrongdoing in the security forces.( see US whistlebower Edward Snowden wins 'integrity in intelligence' award in The Telegraph 12/10).
I am sure there are a lot of people in Fiji especially at the USP who are worthy candidates for an "integrity in intelligence" ward.
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

rajend naidu said...

editor,
We read in the news that "the fate of WA's six Senate seats looks set to be decided in court -or with a by-election - after the Australian Electoral Commission admitted it had lost more than 1300 votes" (The West Australian 31/10).
This bizziare turn of events has got Clive Palmer of Palmer United Party asking :
"Is the AEC trying to rig the elections?
Are they committing a fraud?
Or are they just completely incompetent?
Now if shit like this can happen in a First World democracy like Australia imagine what could happen in a Third world banana republic under a military dictatorship?
sincerely,
rajend naidu
sydney

rajend naidu said...

editor,
We read in New York Times breaking news alert (31/10) a federal appellate court on Thursday granted a stay in the landmark police stop-and-frisk ruling in New York City, and removed the trial judge from the case.
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled the judge "ran afoul" of the judiciary's code of conduct by compromising the "appearance of partiality surrounding this litigation".The panel criticised how the judge had steered the lawsuit to her courtroom when it was filed in early 2008.
In Fiji we don't have anything like this happening in the judiciary. The judiciary has been totally independent and impartial under the leadership of the Commodore and his right hand man the attorney-general.
Just ask them or the Chief Justice or Madam Nazhat Shammeem.
They will all vouch for the independence of the judiciary.
How can the judiciary not be independent in a military dictatorship?
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

rajend naidu said...

editor,
SBS News 02/11 6.30 PM
Two Australian journalists who were detained for two days and questioned in Sri Lanka say their treatment was a message for free speech campaigners ahead of CHOGM. International Federation of Journalist (IFJ) Asia-Pacific director Jacqui Park was detained along with her deputy Jane Worthington at a media freedom meeting in Colombo.
They said we know from our work this is not an isolated incident but really a pattern of behaviour of intimidation and threat against journalists in Sri lanka. ( read the full news item on SBS).
It is on account of this pattern of behaviour of the Sri Lankan State against advocates of human rights and democratic rights that Canada has decided to boycott the CHOGM meeting in Sri Lanka.
But Australia is not doing that. When Australian Foreign Minister Bishop was asked about the detention of the Australian journalist she said she has had a chat with her Sri Lankan counter part. Wow!
That must inspire a lot of confidence!
Now you have a better idea why Bishop is keen to normalize relations with Fiji.
Strict adherance to democratic norms of governance is not a particularly strong criteria for foreign relations
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

rajend naidu said...

editor,
What an irony?
Diwali is said to be a celebration of the triumph of good over evil but many people celebrating Diwali are known collaborators of the illegal military dictatorship in Fiji!
What hypocrisy is that?
The central message of Diwali is that we must stand for what is right and good and fight against what is wrong and evil.
For many the message of Diwali is not of primary importance. What is important for them is going through the ritual motions and public displays.
Even the Fiji Sun exalts the virtues of the Diwali message!
And we all know where it stands. On the side of the dictatorship!
There apparently is no limit to the hypocrisy some have in our midst.
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu

Anonymous said...

you too right man. people supporting the human rights violating dictatorship then celebrating Diwali.what a sham! what hypocrites!

rajend naidu said...

editor,
We read in the article 'Nepal envoy presents credentials' (Fiji Sun 6/11) that " Fiji and Nepal established diplomatic ties in June, 1986". That's around the same time the Pope had visited Fiji and said Fiji the way the world should be. Remember?
How come the Bainimarama regime and its lackeys are now saying all old politicians and past politics was rotten?
That clearly is a lie,isn't it?
Good things were happening in Fiji despite it being a young multiracial democracy. But all that was destroyed by the first military coup of 1987 which planted the seed for subsequent coups in Fiji.
The Fiji military is responsible for the coup culture in Fiji. They must stop lying and blaming others.
The present government - the military regime in Fiji - is a coup installed regime.
Let us not forget that no matter which envoy presents his credentials.
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney

Anonymous said...

Rajen,

I fully support your assertion that all evils brought into Fiji is a result of the Fijian military. Has it not been for Rabuka nd his coup plotters in 1987, Fiji would have been the worlds best nation. The reality however reeks of hypocricy. The very same people who rejoiced at the rape of our democratic rights in 1987 and 2000 are crying foul and making loud noises about democracy. People need to realise that coups are bad..No coup can ever be good. I think that Bainimarama has taught us most a lesson with the current coup that we should never rejoice evil as was done in 87 and 2000. As Wadan Narsey said, "What goes around, comes around"..

rajend naidu said...

editor,
Russia has failed to appear for an international court hearing on the 30 Greenpeace activists it has arrested and has held in custody (Al jazeera 07/11).
It is not hard to see why. Russia is a sham democracy under Putin. It is in fact still pretty much a totalitarian state and the hallmark of such a state is its avoidance of democratic scrutiny and accountability and transparency. It covers up its authoritarian, arbitrary decisions to prosecute people who protest in any way against the Russian state by going through the motions of sham "due process".
This would have a familiar ring for people who have been following events in Fiji since the Bainimarama "clean up" takeover.
sincerely,
Rajend Naidu
sydney
(Note : No-one is invited to read this post!)