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July 2010 Blog Posts (3)

Banabans to Restore Homeland - Press Release 4 July 2010


Dated 4 July 2010


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…


Added by Stacey King on July 4, 2010 at 21:30 — No Comments

Banaban Elders planning to go home after 65 years

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…


Added by Stacey King on July 3, 2010 at 17:30 — No Comments

Banabans seek $2m in damage

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.



Added by Stacey King on July 1, 2010 at 9:42 — 1 Comment

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