Rehabilitating our homeland ...
Dated 4 July 2010
BANABANS TO RESTORE HOMELAND
Elders to return from 65 year exile
The BANABANS living in exile for the past 65 years on Rabi Island in Fiji are inviting the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Japan to work with them to rehabilitate…Continue
Added by Stacey King on July 4, 2010 at 21:30 — No Comments
Banaban Elders living in Fiji are planning to go back to their devastated Island - Banaba (Ocean Island) by the end of the year to spend their final days back on their homeland. Banaban Elders say they will die in peace watching their children working on the rehabilitation project planned to restore their beloved island. This has been their dream since being forcibly removed by Japanese forces during…Continue
Added by Stacey King on July 3, 2010 at 17:30 — No Comments
Theresa Ralogaivau Thursday, July 01, 2010 FIJI TIMES ONLINE
BANABANS living on Rabi Island in Cakaudrove have appealed to Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Britain to help them raise $2m to rehabilitate their homeland, Ocean Island or Banaba, from the ravages of 100 years of phosphate mining.