Protecting young people from risks in cyberspace is focus of this year’s law week

Fakamamafa e Uike Lao ‘a Tonga he uike ‘i he vahaope pe saipasipeisi. Kuo pehē ‘e he ‘Ateni Seniale Le’ole’o’ ‘Aminiasi Kefu ‘oku totonu ke tokanga ‘a e fānau mo e to’u īki’ ki he tamaki ‘o e me’angāue faka’initeneti’. ‘Oku lele ‘a e Uike Lao’ mei he ‘aho 4 ki he ‘aho 9 ‘o Nōvema’.

This year’s Tongan law week will focus on the law and cyber space.

Acting Attorney General ‘Aminiasi Kefu said young people and children needed to become more aware of the risks in cyberspace.

He said they needed to learn to protect themselves themselves from these risks by themselves and with adult help.

Hon. Kefu said cyberspace and the use of computers and mobile devices offered challenges as well as benefits and people needed to know the law.

Law week will run from November 4-9 and will begin with a church service this Sunday at the Centenary Church of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga in Nuku’alofa.

Law Week will involve daily radio talkback shows from Radio FM 90 of Radioa Tonga at 5pm to 6.30pm from Monday, November 5 to Friday, November 9.

Minister for Information and CommunicationsPoasi Tei will launch an open day for Government Primary School students from the Eastern and Western Districts of Tongatapu.

The students will be presented with information from the Attorney General’s Office, Tonga Police, Tonga Communications Corporation, Digicel, CERT Tonga and other organisations which support the safe use of cyberspace.

This will also include special activities and competitions for the students.

Radio FM 90 of Radioa Tonga will broadcast daily radio talkback shows from at 5pm to 6.30pm during law week.

This is the 11thyear the Attorney General’s Office has delivered Law Week.

Law week is part of the celebrations of the granting of the Constitution by King George Tupou I on November4, 1875.

The main points

  • This year’s law week will focus on the law and cyber space.
  • Acting Attorney General ‘Aminiasi Kefu said young people and children needed to become more aware of the risks in cyberspace.
  • Law week will run from November 4-9.

For more information

Attorney General’s office

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