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    Hunted man in hiding - 23-Oct-2006
    HE is tired, nervous, and stuck – in his own words – in the middle of a nightmare straight out of Kafka.
    Queensland's notorious "international con man", Peter Clarence Foster, has been on the run from authorities in Fiji for 16 days after a warrant was issued for his arrest over breached visa regulations.

    Read the full story/Visit the site - Courier Mail
    Fiji gay decision welcomed by NZAF - 11-Jul-2006
    The New Zealand AIDS Foundation is delighted at reports that the Fijiian High Commissioner has confirmed gay men will no longer be arrested for engaging in consensual sex in Fiji.
    Read the full story/Visit the site - NZAF
    Gay affair ends in death and court - 28-Jun-2006
    An unemployed man of Waiyavi, Lautoka pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the High Court of Lautoka yesterday.
    Ronnie Ratnesh Pratap appeared before Justice Kishor Govind and represented by Lautoka lawyer Iqbal Khan.

    Read the full story/Visit the site - Fiji Times
    State should be cautious about gay rights call - 31-May-2006
    The Government has been told to be cautious about calls by the Methodist Church to amend or drop the section of the Constitution dealing with gay rights.
    Read the full story/Visit the site - Fiji Times
    Church wants no gay rights - 30-May-2006
    The Methodist Church has called on the Government to drop a section of the Constitution that upholds the rights of the gay community.
    Read the full story/Visit the site - Fiji Times
    Red Cross fights AIDS - 1-Oct-2005
    The Fiji Red Cross Society hopes to strengthen its awareness of HIV/AIDS.
    Red Cross health care co-ordinator Jackie Drysdale said their activities were encouraging and they had received positive feedback from the public

    Read the full story/Visit the site - Fiji Times
    Hard to change constitution: PM - 22-Sep-2005
    Any changes to the Constitution will be hard because the Government needs the support of the Fiji Labour Party, says Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase.
    He said the Methodist Church of Fiji's request for an amendment to the Bill of Rights could only be acted on once submissions had been made.

    Read the full story/Visit the site - Fiji Times
    Church firm on homosexual stance - 10-Sep-2005
    THE Seventh Day Adventist Church sympathises with how the gay society has been attacked recently by various church groups but it has reminded the group that nothing can change the Word of God, which does not condone homosexual practises.
    Read the full story/Visit the site - Fiji Times
    Supreme Court must decide on gays: Rabuka - 9-Sep-2005
    THE Supreme Court should decide which interpretation of the law should be respected in regards to the rights of homosexuals, chief executive Sakiusa Rabuka said.
    Speaking at a Nation Building workshop on 'Building Family Values', Mr Rabuka said the 1997 Constitution contradicted what the Penal Code, the Marriage Act and the Family Law Act said about homosexuals.

    Read the full story/Visit the site - Fiji Times
    Suppression of sexual minorities "contrary to good public health practice" - 2-Sep-2005
    The Foundation has expressed deep concern at the likely public health impact of a proposal by the Fijian Methodist Church for a mass march to pressure their Government to criminalise gay and lesbian sex, after a Fijian high court judge ruled that consensual gay sex in private was protected by the country’s constitution and was not illegal.
    Read the full story/Visit the site - NZAF
    Church council decries court ruling on gays - 29-Aug-2005
    THE Fiji Council of Churches has voiced its strong objection against a High Court ruling on the legality of homosexual relationships amongst consenting adults.
    Read the full story/Visit the site - Fiji Times
    Gay group salutes ruling - 27-Aug-2005
    THE gay community has welcomed the landmark decision by a High Court judge to acquit two males who were convicted and sentenced earlier this year for having a sexual relationship.
    In quashing the conviction and sentence of Australian Thomas McCoskar and local Dhirendra Nand, Justice Gerard Winter said several clauses of the Penal Code were discriminatory against the homosexual community.

    Read the full story/Visit the site - Fiji Times
    Fiji releases gay men on bail pending appeal - 13-Apr-2005
    An Australian tourist and a Fiji man jailed for homosexual acts in Fiji have been freed on bail after appealing against their convictions.
    The Lautoka High Court granted bail to Thomas Maxwell McCoskar and Dhirendra Nadan, who were given two-year prison sentences last week in a judgment criticised by human rights groups.

    Read the full story/Visit the site - NZ Herald
    Fiji jails Aussie tourist for 'disgusting' sexual act - 7-Apr-2005
    A Fiji court has jailed an Australian tourist for two years for what the judge called a "shameful" and "disgusting" homosexual act.
    Retired university lecturer Thomas Maxwell McCoskar, 55, and a Fiji man had pleaded guilty to having sex in Nadi over the Easter period and asked the court for leniency, the Fiji Times reported.

    Read the full story/Visit the site - NZ Herald

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