On presentation to the Queen, the correct formal address is 'Your Majesty' and subsequently 'Ma'am'.
Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that the principles and commands found in the Bible can help us to make decisions that both please God and benefit us.
(Isaiah , 18) We did not create these principles and commands, but we do live by them.
Bainimarama gave an ultimatum to Qarase to concede to these demands or to resign from his post by Friday 1 December. After weeks of preparations by the military, on 4 December, a well orchestrated military presence made itself known in Suva by setting up strategic road blocks, making public demonstrations of their presence and seizing weapons from opposing factions, including the police.
On 5 December, many key government ministers and chief executives were placed under house arrest and President Ratu Josefa Iloilo allegedly signed an order dissolving Parliament, though he later made a press statement denying having done so.
Jehovah’s Witnesses view dating, not as recreation, but as a form of courtship, a serious step toward marriage.
After receiving posies from Kendal school pupils, Amelia Nicholl and Harry Coward, the Queen, who was wearing a green and blue floral dress with a plain green coat, and her only daughter headed to Burneside.
The catalysts for the unrest were three bills under consideration by the Fijian parliament, one of which would question the illegality of the Fiji coup of 2000 and offer pardons to some of the rebels who participated in it.
Nine demands were handed down from Commodore Josaia Voreqe (Frank) Bainimarama to Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase largely pertaining to issues concerning these bills.
'This appalling incident appears to be the latest example of abuse by the military,' said the charity's executive director Grant Bayldon.