Anti-government rioters torch buildings in Solomon Islands capital

A building burns next to Parliament in Honiara on Solomon Islands, on November 24, 2021. Fresh rioting has broken out today in the capital Honiara as Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare becomes increasingly under pressure to resign. – AFP/Charley Piringi handout, November 25, 2021.

RIOTERS torched buildings in the Solomon Islands’ capital of Honiara today, targeting the city’s Chinatown district in a second day of anti-government protests.

Eyewitnesses and local media reported crowds had defied a government lockdown to take to the streets. 

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