Prime Minister seeks people’s opinion on CEDAW, ignores Privy Council warning

    Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva said this week he would go to the people over the CEDAW controversy, despite a warning from the Privy Council. The Prime Minister’s comments were made after the Privy Council wrote to him saying that according to the kingdom’s constitution, only His Majesty could sign documents ratifying the United Nations’…


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