Posts Tagged ‘Russel Hunter’

Bainimarama denies Coup attempts Comments 0

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

The Fijian leader, Frank Bainimarama, has strongly denied claims made by two prominent former local journalists – writing in the New Zealand media – that he made three coup attempts before his successful takeover in December 2006. In his interview with Grubsheet in Suva, the Fijian leader said the allegations were “not true”. In the Read more

Former Fiji Police Chief tried to get NZ to arrest Bainimarama Comments 0

Friday, February 24th, 2012

In November 2006 Andrew Hughes, an Australian who was the Police Commissioner in Fiji rang The New Zealand Police Commissioner to see if any offence under New Zealand law existed for which the New Zealand  Police could arrest Bainimarama while he was visiting the country. At the time it was reported that a request had been Read more