Rabuka apologises for the 1987 coup and seeks forgiveness

Rabuka apologises for the 1987 coup and seeks forgiveness

By Naveel Krishant
Sunday 14/05/2023
Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka

Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka has today apologised to the Indo-Fijian community for the coup of 1987.

Rabuka made the confession at the Reconciliation Service held at the Vodafone Arena and has asked for forgiveness.

He says he is not making this confession as the Prime Minister of Fiji as he does not hold the government accountable for his actions of 1987, nor is he making the confession on behalf of the vanua of Navatu.

Rabuka says he is making this confession on his behalf and on behalf of those that took part with him in the military coup of 1987.

The Prime Minister says they confess of their wrongdoings and confess they have hurt so many people of Fiji, particularly of the Indo-Fijian community.

He says he admits their wrongdoing and says people were justified to have blamed them.

Rabuka says he prays for God to empower us to forgive each other and no longer carry that burden of hate.

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