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Law
Saturday 14 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Chief Justice Anthony Ford during his last day in office on August 13 stressed the importance of ensuring the independence of the Tongan judiciary.
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Law
Thursday 12 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a strong statement accusing the Tonga Government of attempting to influence the Judiciary, the President of Tonga's Law Society, Laki Niu, yesterday afternoon called a move to set up a new Royal Commission of Inquiry into the matter a "farce".
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Thursday 12 February 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Paula Fonoifua received a suspended sentence of two years today for riotous assembly and breaking into the Molisi Tonga Supermarket and Leiola Duty Free Shop during the riots of November 16, 2006, in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 27 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fa‘alongo Mafi (24) received a suspended sentence of one year today in the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court, for taking part in the damaging of the Adiloa Store on Railway Road during the November 16, 2006 riots in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 15 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Today, in handing down prison terms ranging from 11 years to six months on a group of seven 16/11 rioters, Chief Justice Anthony Ford said that everyone in Tonga would remember this day, "as a day of infamy and shame where there was no law and order and anarchy prevailed."
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Wednesday 30 January 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A couple from Ha‘akame who pleaded guilty to charges of obtaining a $3,000 pa‘anga loan from the Westpac Bank of Tonga by false pretences are awaiting sentencing by the Nuku‘alofa Supreme Court.
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Thursday 22 February 2007
USA
I wish to convey my huge round of applause and immense support of Chief Justice, Anthony Ford implementation of the first offenders doing community work by cleaning up the Nuku'alofa waterfront.
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