Tongan Minister opposes Family Protection Act

Tonga's Police Minister Mateni Tapueluelu. Picture: RNZ PACIFIC

NUKU’ALOFA, 19 JULY 2019 (RNZ PACIFIC) – Tonga’s police minister has publicly expressed his strong opposition to an act designed to provide protection from domestic violence. The Family Protection Act, legislated in 2014, was drafted to provide safeguards for family members and applies specifically to women and children, but includes other family members like grandparents […]

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