Letters to editor

Urban theft epidemic

DEAR EDITOR, As a concerned Solomon Islands resident and student, I would like to publicly point my views known about the street boys in front of the Central Market bus stop location. I urge the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF)…

Alarming string of killings in Honiara

DEAR EDITOR, The increasing number of unnecessary deaths over a space of one month is just alarming. It is starting to not be spontaneous, as first thought, and occurring too often that it is dangerously close to becoming a trend.…

Empowering freedom of speech

DEAR EDITOR, My name is Dacor Ratabwiy, and I am from Nauru. I am writing to discuss a concerning issue that has persisted for decades. In an age where information is power, we must uphold the fundamental right of every…

Violence as a Human Rights abuse

DEAR EDITOR, A worrying number of wom­en in the Solomon Islands experience domestic vio­lence. Statistics have shown al­most 64% of women in our society have encountered domestic violence at some point in their lives. Others never pursue help since domestic…

Violation of Human Rights

Dear Editor, As a concerned citizen of this country, I strongly urge our government to recognize the rights of persons with disabilities and hold perpetrators accountable. I am deeply saddened to learn that in West Honiara, a 40-year-old man has…