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The Tension Trials - A Defence Lawyer's Perspective of Post Conflict Intervention in Solomon Islands

Averre, Kenneth Hall

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There has been much debate as to the name to be given to the conflict which Solomon Islands endured in recent years and which the Regional Assistance Missions to Solomon Islands came to put an end to. The tension seemed as good a word as any to the ordinary Solomon Islander and much as the phrase "the troubles" is used to define the violence and bloodshed which besieged Northern Ireland for decades then the phrase "the tension" is what the Solomons appears to be stuck with. It is now over...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorAverre, Kenneth Hall
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-26T23:24:35Z
dc.date.available2018-03-26T23:24:35Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/142154
dc.description.abstractThere has been much debate as to the name to be given to the conflict which Solomon Islands endured in recent years and which the Regional Assistance Missions to Solomon Islands came to put an end to. The tension seemed as good a word as any to the ordinary Solomon Islander and much as the phrase "the troubles" is used to define the violence and bloodshed which besieged Northern Ireland for decades then the phrase "the tension" is what the Solomons appears to be stuck with. It is now over five years since the arrival of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands and whilst there are any number of papers available as to the success or otherwise of the mission there is a dearth of any statistical analysis of the prosecution of offences following the intervention.
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dc.publisherCanberra, ACT: Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking Paper (The Australian National University, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program): 2008/3
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dc.titleThe Tension Trials - A Defence Lawyer's Perspective of Post Conflict Intervention in Solomon Islands
dc.typeWorking/Technical Paper
dc.date.issued2008
local.publisher.urlhttp://ssgm.bellschool.anu.edu.au/
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage1
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage23
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5f2006f7b038f
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