Encounters with Crime and Justice in the Pacific Islands

Beverleigh Kanas, Chief  Nipiko, Edwina Kotoisuva This paper describes an initiative led by the author, a Senior Magistrate in Vanuatu, to work with chiefs to improve justice outcomes within communities on the island of Tanna.  Vanuatu is a deeply plural...
  • October 3, 2018
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A/Prof. Miranda Forsyth1 1Australian National University, Acton, Australia Recent fieldwork into sorcery accusations and related violence in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, revealed that many see the violence as linked to experiences during Bougainville’s long civil war, fought almost two decades...
  • October 3, 2018
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Dr  Fiona Hukula2 2National Research Institute, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea In an effort to change the image of Port Moresby as a dangerous, crime ridden city, there has been a concerted effort to address crime by various agencies.  This...
  • October 3, 2018
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