6 films Found
In 2003 Australian troops were deployed to the Solomon Islands to prevent the country collapsing into civil war. For Australians the mission has become more deadly than Iraq.
Rebel leader Harold Keke has been accused of everything from rape to mass murder. But to the people of his island, it’s the police who pose the greatest threat to law and order.
Law and order has completely broken down in the Solomon Islands. Murders go unpunished and the government is being held to ransom by police gunmen.
In 1999, Australia brokered a peace deal in the Solomons bringing an end to three years of violent ethnic disputes which rocked the archipelago. But today, that deal is in danger of collapse.
We investigate rising tensions in the Solomon Islands: a report filmed just before the 2000 Coup. Disputes between guerrillas and police foreshadow more violence to come.