This site is an archived version of Indymedia prior to 5th November 2012. The current site is at www.indymedia.org.nz.

SOLOMONS/ ANTI-WAR: The 'crisis' in the Solomons

in

The New Zealand government is deploying police officers and 105 defence personnel to the Solomon Islands. They will be a part of a 2000 strong Australian led force of police and military personnel.

Harold Keke the rebel leader of the Guadalcanal Liberation Front is reported to be attacking villages, and is being stated by both governments as a key reason to send troops. An interview with Mary Louise Callahan a reporter based in the Solomon