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Mark with the arrival of Democracy to Fiji it spells equality for all.In the concept of Fiji's chiefly system the chiefs are more equal than others.
Today Fiji is undergoing a major transition where the people of Fiji have to decide for themselves what they want. The decision is wheather Bainimarama is the answe for them in Fiji or the constitutionasl rule is what they want.
I grew up in Fiji when Fiji went from a colony to what it is today a coup ridden country.
The chiefs played a very important role in Fiji's Transtition from then till Independence. The role of Chiefs erode when politics and the concept of equality under the law entered the equation. The chiefs had a role then but now they need one to justify their existence in modern day society.
Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba , Ratu Mara's fathjer was the last paramount Chief in Fiji.This means that his words were law in Lau Province. Ratu Mara was offered the same when he became Tui Nayau but he declined because he wanted to serve the people of Fiji as a political leader and not a chiefly leader.
This became the turning point for chiefs because Ratu Mara went into politics and thus became as ordinary citizen even though we the people o0f Lau gave him all the acolades befitting our Chief.
This is the 21st century.My children were born in Fiji but have spent most of their lives in the USA. They talk about chiefs and when I ask them do you want to go back to Fiji and give allegence to the chiefs? They have told me (my children that is) that if the chiefs do nothing for them why should they do anything for the chiefs? How times have changed. My children in Fiji who are quite capable of looking after themselves do not remember what alligence to the chief is yet they do their part for the village, province and Government.
Today in Fiji Khaiyum is using the chiefs as a model to get to the Taukeis to get rid of the chiefly system. Bainimarama said of the chiefs "go and drink homebrew under the mango tree." Bainimarama was a ble to say this because he had guns to back him up and also using the concept of equality under the law and the concept of freedom of expression which he has totally denied the people of Fiji their rights to the same.
It is now a cry for give us democracy now in Fiji. I think we can Mark.
I think the Middle Eastern Countries are experiencing a similar revolt !
Thanks to the Internet and Mobile Phones etc.
We are all products of our environment and subject to changing our core values when exposed to new places and things.
The reality is, for better or worse, the World is getting smaller and smaller, and nothing remains the same anymore, anywhere.
This is one of the many challenges for this generation.
I think that we are all as confused now as when God confounded our speech :-
A Government in Exile, an approach to two Countries to support an Application for a Warrant for the arrest of Frank Bainimarama and Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum and others responsible for crimes against Humanity and it's all over for this Regime.
As I said over 4 years ago, all Fijians will all begin to appreciate Democracy and partake in it once this coup is abandoned.
I support the notion that the white man has gone throughout the World and destroyed in part, many Communities and their way of life etc.
The question is now, what can we do to make things right ?
WHAT GOES AROUND ... COMES AROUND ... IT'S COMMONLY DESCRIBED AS KARMA.
Frank/ASK... your days getting near the 6 foot grave or prison soon. We don't need conmen like you thugs to lead Fiji.
Alexander Tabua: What happened in 1987 was throwing a lifeline to avoid a civil war that was becoming inevitable.The overdosing act by Britain is a different issue to the 1987 coup by the Fijians even though the root causes may have been connected..i.e Control.Fiji became a republic with its drafted constitution that gave the Fijians some form of control in their own world. Thats why Rabuka was warning Bainimarama not to be using 1987 as an excuse to his illegal takeover in 2006 . http://www.matavuvale.com/forum/topics/back-to-democracy-for-fiji?c...
Unfortunately, the kai Idias Haven't Learned Their Lesson! When will they ever learn? Fiji Civil War May Now Be Inevitable. In Fiji we are presently heading down a very volatile path, a path that leads to warfare and to the development of collectivist, authoritarian, and racialist enclaves.
The revolution is already in the minds and hearts of the Fijian people.
This can't go on any longer... This cancerous abomination MUST BE DESTROYED!!!!!!
THEY MUST TO BE DESTROYED AT ANY COST!!!
Looks like the illegal regime's plan for Lau has failed. Despite heavy lobbying by the regime, Adi Ateca has been elected Chairperson of the Lau Provincial Council. One thing is now certain in Fiji, women are far more courageous than men.
|Adi Ateca new Chairperson of the Lau Provincial Council|
|Publish date/time: 12/07/2011 [11:09]
Adi Ateca Ganilau, the daughter of the late former President and Tui Nayau Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, has been elected as the new Chairperson of the Lau Provincial Council.
Adi Ateca Ganilau was appointed as chair of the council in Nadi in the last hour after taking 17 votes, while other nominees to the position Education Minister Filipe Bole managed to get 15 votes and the Turaga Rokosau Roko Josefa Delainauluvatu got 6 votes.
Tokasa Rainima has more from the Lau Provincial Council meeting venue.
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Story by: Vijay Narayan and Tokasa Rainima
Looks like the illegal regime's plan for Lau has failed. Despite heavy lobbying by the regime, Adi Ateca has been elected Chairperson of the Lau Provincial Council. One thing is now certain in Fiji, women are far more courageous than men.Adi Ateca new Chairperson of the Lau Provincial Council
In other words:
UP YOURS Banana and Sayes khiayummybum!