Posts Tagged ‘Fiji Constitution Commission’

Fiji still suffering from colonial policy of “divide and rule” Comments 0

Friday, December 14th, 2012

The colonial policy practiced in Fiji of pitting one community against another has succeeded and its effects still remain according to a preliminary report from the Constitutional Commission. The report has been circulated for a meeting to get feed-back from local experts and public servants. It says that as a result of this colonial policy Fiji is Read more

Fiji Methodist Church invites government to pay attention to God Comments 0

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Political leaders in Fiji have been invited by the Fiji Methodist Church to form the new constitution in line with God’s plan for the world. Reverend Tuikilakila Waqairatu is the newly appointed president of the Fiji Methodist Church. At the University of the South Pacific seminar run by the Constitution Commission on Thursday night, Mr Read more

Fiji’s new constitution will enshrine separation of Church and State Comments 0

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Fiji’s Constitution Commission chairman, Professor Yash Gha, has made it clear that the separation of Church and State will be enshrined in Fiji’s new constitution. “This doesn’t mean that the State is anti-religion but just a feeling that the function and responsibility of religion of beliefs within societies should be separated from the functions and policies Read more