Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Fiji’s attorney general. Photo: AFP
Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Fiji’s attorney general. Photo: AFP

In Fiji, bomb attack claims against Indo-Fijian attorney-general stoke racial tensions

  • Siblings from a political family claim Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum tried to kill them as part of a plot by an Indo-Fijian pro-democracy group after the 1987 coup
  • While doubt has been cast on the allegation, it is enough to stir long-simmering divisions between the ethnic Indian and indigenous populations

Topic |   Pacific nations
Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Fiji’s attorney general. Photo: AFP
Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Fiji’s attorney general. Photo: AFP
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