The Court of Appeal sitting in Nuku‘alofa on July 25, dismissed several appeals made by the Government, and increased the amount awarded to three respondents, Akilisi Pohiva, Filokalafi ‘Akauola and Kalafi Moala for damages. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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Saturday 30 August 2003
Saturday 30 November 2002
The sedition trial of Tongan MPs ‘Isileli Pulu, and ‘Akilisi Pohiva, and his son Po‘oi Pohiva, and Mateni Tapueluelu has been postponed until November after the Crown Law appealed for another month to prepare the case. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 3, November 2002.
Monday 27 April 1998
Member of Parliament, ‘Akilisi Pohiva, was acquitted on two charges of defaming King Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV, which were brought against him by the Crown. The charges followed an interview of ‘Akilisi Pohiva by Michael Ybarra of the American Wall Street Journal.