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Fiji is famous for its sandy white beaches, blue waters, palm trees, sunshine and smiling faces. But behind the island beauty lies a much uglier reality.
Since Commodore Frank Bainimarama seized power of the South Pacific nation in 2006, the regime has systematically stripped workers of their wages and conditions.
Now, over 60 per cent of Fijian wage earners are living below the poverty line, hotel workers earn less than $3 an hour, and workers vocal in opposition to the regime have been threatened and assaulted.
We can support the people of Fiji get their island paradise