Overseas Network, November 27. According to AFP report on the 27th, the Solomon Islands police said on the same day that three scorched bodies were found in a burnt-down shop in the Chinatown of Honiara, the capital. This is the first time since the local area experienced multiple days of violent demonstrations. Report a death.
The police said that the forensic team is still investigating at the scene, and the cause of death is currently unknown.
Violent demonstrations took place in Honiara on the 24th. Protesters demanded the resignation of the Prime Minister. Many houses including the Prime Minister’s residence, parliament building and even Chinese shops were set on fire or smashed, and most of the city was turned into rubble.
A curfew was imposed in the capital area after the violent demonstration lasted three days.
On the morning of the 27th, the streets of Honiara were quiet and people began to assess the damage.
According to the report, the Solomon Islands has a population of more than 700,000. Long-term unemployment and dissatisfaction with the current government are the direct causes of this violent demonstration.
Some experts said that the long-term hostility between the most populous island of Malaita and Guadalcanal, where the capital is located, also contributed to the conflict.
Taiwan media previously reported that after the Solomon Islands abandoned Taiwan and established diplomatic relations with Beijing in 2019, the province of Maraita still maintained contact with the Taiwan authorities in exchange for assistance from Taiwan and Washington.
However, recently affected by the epidemic, the economic situation of the province has deteriorated and contradictions have deepened.
Malaita demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Sogavare.
Sogavare spoke on the 26th, condemning the riots caused by foreign forces, and said that he "will not bow to anyone."
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