Nauru Newswire

Nauru Newswire

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  1. Cementing police tiesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    NAURU is looking forward to the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Fiji that will strengthen areas of police management, training and development. High Commissioner of the Republic of Nauru Jarden Kephas made the statement during his courtesy call to the Acting Commissioner of Police Isikeli Ligairi yesterday afternoon at the Fiji Police Force headquarters.

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  2. Nauru minister could face Australian court over denial of lawyer's visaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | ABC News

    Nauru's justice minister could face charges in Australia's highest court over his refusal to grant a business visa to an Australian lawyer. Human Rights lawyer Jay Williams represents a group of Nauruan opposition MPs who were arrested following an anti-government protest on the island .

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  3. Nauru opposition MPs among ten people released on bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | ABC News

    ... in August. Opposition supporters have also confirmed that Mr Dabwido did not attend the bail hearing as he remains in Nauru's RON Hospital after suffering what his fellow MP's wife said was a minor heart attack . "Being kept there for one month to ...

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  4. Nauru delegation pay courtesy call on policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Fiji Times

    Nauru's High Commissioner Jarden Kephas and Commissioner of Police Corery Caleb during their courtesy call on police. Picture: SUPPLIED Update: 5:24PM HIGH Commissioner of the Republic of Nauru Jarden Kephas and Commissioner of Police Corery Caleb paid a courtesy call on Acting Commissioner of Police Isikeli Ligairi this afternoon.

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  5. Jailed Nauru MP Sprent Dabwido suffers heart attack in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | ABC News

    One of the opposition MPs at the centre of a legal crisis on Nauru has suffered a heart attack in custody awaiting his long-delayed bail application to be heard. Former president Sprent Dabwido reportedly took ill on Tuesday night and was moved to Nauru's hospital on Wednesday morning.

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  6. Nauru rule of law 'nonexistent', former magistrate saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | ABC News

    KIM LANDERS: The Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she'll speak with Nauru's president for a second time about Australia's concerns over the deteriorating situation in the Pacific nation. President Baron Waqa is in Sydney today and Ms Bishop has told the ABC she'll question him about law and order and natural justice.

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  7. Julie Bishop seeking update on prosecution of Nauru MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | ABC News

    Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said she plans to raise her concerns about Nauru's justice system directly with the country's president today as she hosts the Pacific Islands Forum foreign ministers meeting in Sydney. New Zealand and other regional neighbours have also voiced their concerns about the rule of law in Nauru, and potential abuses of human rights.

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  8. Nauru rights concerns threaten to overshadow Pacific meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Bangkok Post

    Pacific diplomats gathered in Sydney Thursday for a foreign ministers' summit focused on disaster management, although concerns about an alleged clampdown on basic freedoms in Nauru threatens to overshadow the talks. Representatives from 15 Pacific countries jetted in to join the foreign ministers of Australia and New Zealand for the two-day meeting, almost four months after Vanuatu was slammed by a maximum category five cyclone which devastated crops and destroyed homes.

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  9. View from the Street: Join Barnaby Joyce's War on DecadenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Asian nations that say, permit public caning (Singapore, Malaysia) or jail homosexuals (Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea, Nauru, bits of Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia again!) and oh, wasn't there a bit of a to-do about Indonesia executing a couple of ...

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  10. Julie Bishop seeks assurance Nauru will uphold rule of lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Suspended Nauru MP Roland Kun. He had his passport seized and was removed from a plane when about to leave Nauru for New Zealand last month.

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  11. HM King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u crowned at Centenary ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Samoa, the President of the Republic of Fiji, Ratu 'Epeli Nailatikau and Adi Koila, the President of the Republic of Nauru, President Waga and Lady Waga; the Governor General of New Zealand Archbishop Martin Josef Krebs from the Vatican; and the ...

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  12. Nauru president says opposition and foreign media tried to topple governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | AlertNet

    The president of the South Pacific island nation of Nauru on Friday said opposition lawmakers and foreign media had attempted to overthrow his government and that three arrested MPs face criminal charges over a protest outside parliament. President Baron Waqa made the claim amid mounting international criticism for banning Facebook, limiting political speech and assembly and the suspension from parliament of several popular opposition lawmakers.

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  13. View from the Street: Hold on - so offshore detention may not even be legal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Age

    ... their safety could not be guaranteed . Reports surfaced last month that Australia's detention centre-allowing pals, Nauru's President Baron Waqa and justice minister David Adeang, allegedly accepted bribes from Australian phosphate company Getax , ...

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  14. Q&A stoush: Nauruan government accuses ABC of conspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Age

    ... was allowed to question junior minister Steve Ciobo , was not surprising given the ABC's "biased left-wing agenda". Nauru's justice minister, David Adeang, is trying to sue the ABC after it aired allegations regarding investigations into the death ...

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  15. Nauru govt complains about ABC storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Age

    The island's government has complained to ABC managing director Mark Scott about a 7.30 story which it says made unsubstantiated and false accusations that one of its ministers attempted to hinder investigations into his wife's death.

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  16. Nauru MP 'tricked' into arrrest at protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Age

    An MP arrested at a protest outside Nauru's parliament was tricked into passing through a police line after being told President Baron Waqa wanted to meet him, a former president says. Former president and suspended MP Sprent Dabwido said word got through to the protesters that president Waqa wanted to speak to Mr Batsiua, but he was arrested as soon as he entered parliament.

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  17. Nauru: Opposition MP detained, smoke rises as protests disrupt parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Age

    Mobile phone video shows people protesting against corruption and the suspension of five opposition MPs by blockading the entrance to Parliament House, home to one of Australia's asylum seeker processing centres. An opposition MP has been detained after a protest on Nauru disrupted a sitting of the tiny Pacific nation's parliament.

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  18. Reports of protest in NauruRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... months ago, when he was arrested, Radio New Zealand reports. The protest comes almost a week after the government of Nauru lashed out at media reports which put President Baron Waqa and Justice Minister David Adeang at the centre of bribery claims. ...

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  19. Sacked Nauru police chief consulted with US over corruption allegations: former solicitor-generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | ABC News

    A former Nauru solicitor-general says a police investigation into alleged kickbacks from an Australian phosphate company to Nauru's president and justice minister was well advanced at the time of police commissioner Richard Britten's sacking in July 2013. Steven Bliim, an Australian barrister, served as Nauru's solicitor-general from December 2012 until his resignation in January 2014.

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  20. Taiwan, Nauru ink MOU to combat human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The China Post

    The MOU was signed by Taiwan Interior Minister Chen Wei-zen and Nauru Justice Minister David Adeang on behalf of their respective governments. Chen said human trafficking is a serious crime infringing on human rights that cannot be effectively stopped through unilateral efforts, and Taiwan is therefore actively seeking cooperation with other countries to jointly attack human trafficking.

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