Weather Fiji, Suva   Max 30°C, Min 23°C

Fiji Sun

Sedition

 Current News
    Sedition Conviction Excludes SODELPA’s Bulitavu, Fiji United Freedom Party’s Karunaratne From Contesting 2018 Election

Sedition Conviction Excludes SODELPA’s Bulitavu, Fiji United Freedom Party’s Karunaratne From Contesting 2018 Election

SODELPA Member of Parlia­ment and 2018 provisional candidate Mosese Bulitavu and leader of Fiji United Free­dom Party Jagath Karunaratne were convicted by the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday af­ternoon. The conviction

Read Full Article
    Accused Columnist Seeks High Court View on Constitution

Accused Columnist Seeks High Court View on Constitution

Fiji Times vernacular newspaper Nai Lalakai col­umnist Josaia Waqabaca, who is charged with one count of sedition appeared before Justice Thushara Rajasinghe in the Suva High Court yesterday. Defence Lawyer

Read Full Article
    Sentencing: Nadroga Navosa 14 Jailed For Sedition

Sentencing: Nadroga Navosa 14 Jailed For Sedition

The 14 people charged with sedition over the formation of the Nadroga Navosa Christian State, while being handed jail terms by the High Court in Lautoka yesterday, were told they

Read Full Article
    Trial Date Fixed For Fiji Times And Senior staff In Sedition Case

Trial Date Fixed For Fiji Times And Senior staff In Sedition Case

Date: 27 November 2017 Name of Matter: State – Josaia Waqabaca & Ors Name of Accused: Josaia Waqabaca, Anare Ravula, Fred Wesley, Hank Arts & Fiji Times Ltd Charge: Sedition

Read Full Article
    All Accused Persons In Nadroga Navosa Sedition Matter Found Guilty

All Accused Persons In Nadroga Navosa Sedition Matter Found Guilty

Name of Matter: State-v-Ratu Inoke Tasere and Ors Name of Accused Persons: 1. Ratu Inoke Tasere 2. Jimi Koroibete 3. Seru Kunalagi 4. Adi Cuvu Gavidi Atama 5. Ulaiasi Rabua

Read Full Article
    Sedition Trial Witness: Two Accused Signed Document  Because They Rejected Elected Government

Sedition Trial Witness: Two Accused Signed Document Because They Rejected Elected Government

Two of the accused in the Nadroga-Navosa sedition trial had told a Police detective that they did not support the Government that was elected in 2014, the Lautoka High Court

Read Full Article
    Accused Agreed to Sign Document, says Witness

Accused Agreed to Sign Document, says Witness

The accused in the Nadroga/Navosa sedition case had agreed to sign the Sovereign Christian State document, the court was told yesterday. The statement was made by the third State witness,

Read Full Article
    Witness Says Kirwin Claimed She Was Sent By God To Help Fijians

Witness Says Kirwin Claimed She Was Sent By God To Help Fijians

  Mereoni Kirwin, a Fijian-born Australian national, claimed she was sent by God to uplift the standard of living of the Fijian people, the Lautoka High Court heard yesterday. The

Read Full Article
    Nadroga Sedition Case Begins Today

Nadroga Sedition Case Begins Today

  The trial of 14 people facing  charges in the Nadroga sedition case begins today at the Lautoka High Court. The accused and their lawyers appeared before Justice Sunil Sharma

Read Full Article

COURT:Defence Wants Documents Tested For Authenticity In Sedition Trial

  COURT:Defence Wants Documents Tested For Authenticity In Sedition Trial

Defence lawyers Aman Ravindra Singh and Sala Kunatuba in the Nadroga/Navosa sedition case yesterday filed for a Lobendahn Test for

Read Full Article

Nawaikula Shows Support For Sedition Accused In Lautoka

  Nawaikula Shows Support For Sedition Accused In Lautoka

Outspoken SODELPA member of Parliament Niko Nawaikula was in Lautoka yesterday in what he said was a show of support

Read Full Article

Sedition Accused Did Not Like PM, A-G’s decisions

  Sedition Accused Did Not Like PM, A-G’s  decisions

The eleventh State witness, Lorraini Seru, yesterday told the court that two accused in the Ra sedition trial did not

Read Full Article

Defence Call for Mistrial Dismissed by the High Court

  Defence Call for Mistrial Dismissed by the High Court

Lautoka High Court judge Justice Aruna Aluthge yesterday dismissed the defence’s application for a mistrial in the Ra sedition case.

Read Full Article

Witness Tells Court Why Sedition Accused Did Not Vote in 2014 Poll

  Witness Tells Court Why Sedition Accused Did Not Vote in 2014 Poll

The third State witness told the court yesterday that the 14th accused in the Ra sedition case did not vote

Read Full Article

Witnesses Tell Court Of Bid To Form A Christian State

  Witnesses Tell Court Of Bid To Form A Christian State

A State witness told the court yesterday that a sedition accused made a presentation to four Ra chiefs to get

Read Full Article

Trial for Alleged Sedition Case to Start Today

  Trial for Alleged Sedition Case to Start Today

This matter was called yesterdat (15.08.17) at the Lautoka High Court before Justice Aruna Aluthge. All accused persons were present in

Read Full Article

Trial Date Deferred For Sedition Case

  Trial Date Deferred For Sedition Case

Opposition Member of Parliament Mosese Bulitavu and former businessman Jagath Karunaratne’s trial has been deferred to next Friday. DPP lawyer,

Read Full Article

Weather Disrupts Sedition Trial

  Weather Disrupts Sedition Trial

The proceeding for the 16 Ra people charged in relation to sedition has been adjourned to today. The High Court

Read Full Article

Nadroga 16 Sedition-Accused Bailed

  Nadroga 16 Sedition-Accused Bailed

Bail was granted by the High Court in Lautoka for the Nadroga 16 sedition-accused. The accused persons include Ratu Inoke

Read Full Article

Ruling On Interview In Sedition Case Today

  Ruling On Interview In Sedition Case Today

A ruling on whether the caution interview of 16 Nadroga sedition accused will be admissible as evidence is expected to be

Read Full Article

Sedition Case Motions Filed

  Sedition Case Motions Filed

Motions were filed by the lawyers for 16 people charged with sedition related-charges who appeared at the High Court in

Read Full Article

No Fijian Case Filed By Kirwin

  No Fijian Case Filed By Kirwin

No case has been registered with the International Court of Justice regarding Fiji despite claims by Australian anti-Fijian Government agitator

Read Full Article

Two More In Court For Sedition charge

  Two More In Court For Sedition charge

Two more men appeared at the Tavua Magistrates Court yesterday in relation to sedition charges. Sanaila Mariqama and Jolame Turagabeci

Read Full Article

We Will Track You Down: PM

  We Will Track You Down: PM

Overseas Fijians including high profile figures in Australia plotting against the Government have been warned they will be tracked down

Read Full Article

All Well Here, Says Roko Tui Ra

  All Well Here, Says Roko Tui Ra

A chief in Ra says all is well in the province despite the worrying activities surrounding Rabulu Village. The concern

Read Full Article

Not Guilty, Plead Nadroga Group

  Not Guilty, Plead Nadroga Group

The 16 people from the Nadroga Navosa province charged with sedition and inciting communal antagonism have pleaded not guilty. The

Read Full Article

Sedition Case Moved To High Court

  Sedition Case Moved To High Court

Another 36 people being charged with sedition have been remanded in Police custody to appear at the High Court in

Read Full Article

Gavoka Barred From Visiting ‘Rebels’

  Gavoka Barred From Visiting ‘Rebels’

Social Demoratic Liberial Party (SODELPA) parliamentarian Viliame Gavoka was yesterday barred from visiting those charged with sedition-related acts who were

Read Full Article

Professional ‘Misrepresented’ Fiji Abroad

  Professional ‘Misrepresented’ Fiji Abroad

Recent comments made by a professional to overseas media about the sedition cases have come across as a misrepresentation, the

Read Full Article