Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare (R). Photo: AFP Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare (R). Photo: AFP
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare (R). Photo: AFP
Crime

Violent protests break out in Solomon Islands as Manasseh Sogavare elected new prime minister

  • Sogavare won the backing of 34 of 50 members of parliament in a run-off, with his opponents boycotting the vote
  • Protesters who were denied access to parliament headed to Chinatown to hurl rocks and trash businesses before being contained

Topic |   Crime
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare (R). Photo: AFP Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare (R). Photo: AFP
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare (R). Photo: AFP
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