An appeal by the Kele’a newspaper, its publisher and editor, against a Magistrate's Court decision was dismissed by Lord Chief Justice O. G. Paulsen in the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court on 1 September.
You are here
Results for Kele'a
Monday 7 September 2015
Thursday 22 January 2015
A former Minister of Justice, Clive Edwards, who was awarded $14,500 in damages and costs by a Magistrate in a 2011 defamation case against the Kele'a newspaper and its editors, has filed a written submission to the court seeking to review an appeal against the award and submitting that Mateni Tapuelueulu's position as a parliamentarian is questionable because the defamation award had not been paid before the election.
Tuesday 22 January 2008
Highlights from Tonga's newspapers, January 14-17, 2008. An English translation summary by Tevita Fonua.
Friday 14 December 2007
San Francisco, USA
On 06/12/07, the Prime Minister's Office released a news article stating that it would take the Kele'a to court on a defamation charge. In my opinion, this is an attempt to jeopardize the function of the Clause 7 of the Constitution of Tonga - Freedom of Speech and Expression. -Siosaia Fatani.
Friday 23 March 2007
The Editor of the Kele'a newspaper, Tavake Fusimalohi was arrested and charged with sedition and defamation yesterday, March 22.
Thursday 30 May 2002
Lopeti Senituli, the full time Director of the Tonga Human Rights and Democracy Movement says that his organisation wants to change Tonga’s structure of government, first with a mass movement and then later by introducing political parties. Interview by Pesi Fonua. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 1, May 2002.