Ex-PM wins Solomons run-off sparking riots

Asia Pacific / Politics Apr 24, 2019

Ex-PM wins Solomons run-off sparking riots

The election of veteran politician Manasseh Sogavare as the Solomon Islands' new prime minister sparked violent protests in the capital Honiara Wednesday, with riot police deployed in a bid to maintain order. Eyewitnesses reported unrest in Chinatown and at least one other area of the ...