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Wednesday 15 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Methamphetamine, criminal deportees and outlaw motorcycle gangs are the three main threats in policing the Pacific Region according to a 2016 Transnational Organised Crime Assessment. While some 35 criminal deportees are returned to Tonga every year, Tonga Police revealed today that it is the gravity of their reoffending that concerns law enforcement because some criminal deportees have killed again.
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Tuesday 14 March 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Deportee reintegration is a major concern for Tonga this week as US officials arrived to take part in a three days dialogue with the Tongan government and law enforcement officials in Nuku'alofa at the National Deportation Reintegration Conference.
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Monday 28 March 2016
Sydney, Australia
Two Tongan nationals, brothers John and Motekiai Taufahema, have been deported to Tonga from Australia after serving 11 years in an Australian jail for their involvement in the murder of New South Wales policeman Glenn McEnally on March 27, 2002.
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Monday 27 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Heleni Vi, a former Westpac Bank of Tonga employee, who has been charged with 16 counts including theft of more than $8,000 pa’anga was released on bail today after appearing at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate’s Court.
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Tuesday 21 January 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old woman and a former Westpac Bank of Tonga employee, who was deported from New Zealand on Saturday, January 18, has been charged with three counts including theft of more than $8,000 pa’anga last year. Police expects to lay more charges.
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Wednesday 30 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A deportee arriving in Tonga on a private aircraft from Australia last week was escorted by police officers, and reportedly in handcuffs, when he disembarked at Fua'amotu International Airport on May 22, before he became a free man.
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Monday 28 July 2008
San Francisco, California, USA
On July 19, 2008; you published an article about the deportees from foreign countries who currently are a "national concern" to the Kingdom of Tonga. Although Tonga agreed to the Extradition Treaty in good faith, it should have realized that a criminal would continue to be a criminal regardless of a change in his/her environment. - Siosaia Fatani
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Monday 28 July 2008
Neiafu, Vava'u
With reference to Mafi 'o Amerika Samoa's letter on deportees from the USA, I must say that he has got the right spirit of wanting to help find assistance for Tonga. However, I wish to point out... all deportees from the US are aliens, that is they are Not American Citizens- Tu'itokaloto Fakatakatau Taufa
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Arriving in Tonga immediately after being released from foreign jails is often a traumatic experience for young people, who have spent most of their adult lives in the metropolitan centres of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sydney and Auckland. Many of them know very little about Tonga, excepting for the fact that they are of Tongan origins. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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