6 Mar 2019

Reports of violent threats over potential dissolution of Tonga parliament

From , 4:05 pm on 6 March 2019

There have been threats of violence in Tonga if parliament is dissolved according to the wishes of thousands of petitioners.

The Privy Council is considering three petitions which were presented to King Tupou VI two weeks ago calling for the removal of the 'Akilisi Pohiva led government.

Don Wiseman has more.

Tonga Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva

Tonga Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva Photo: RNZ Pacific / Koro Vaka'uta