Politics Archive December 2009

Julian Moti, during his arrest in the Solomon Islands.

Australian Federal Police in Spotlight After Moti Case

The former Solomon Islands attorney-general Julian Moti is calling on Australia to investigate how he came to be facing sex abuse charges which were tossed out last week by a Brisbane court.
"I intend to spend the rest of my life suing the Australian authorities for destroying my life": Moti.

Moti to Sue Australian Government

The former Solomon Islands' Attorney-General, Julian Moti, says he will sue the Australian Government over child sex charges that have ruined his life.

Moti Exoneration is No Surprise: Sogavare

The Solomon Islands opposition leader Manasseh Sogavare says he's not surprised that the former Solomon Islands attorney-general Julian Moti has won a battle to have child sex charges against him dropped.
Moti was charged under Australia's child sex tourism laws and was facing up to 17 years in jail if convicted.

Sex Charges Against Julian Moti Dropped

Former Solomon Islands attorney-general and Australian lawyer Julian Moti is a free man after a court ruled child sex tourism charges against him were an abuse of process.

Voter Awareness Vital for 2010 Elections

There are fears voters in Solomon Islands will not be properly prepared for elections next year because the Government is short of money.