Judge to deliver ruling on The Fiji Times case
July 10, 2017 12:50 am
Suva High Court Judge, Justice Thushara Rajasinghe will deliver his ruling in an alleged sedition case involving three senior Fiji Times officials, the company and a letter writer this afternoon.
Nai Lalakai Editor, Anare Ravula, The Fiji Times editor-in-chief, Fred Wesley, the company’s general manager and publisher, Hank Arts, the company and a letter writer, Josaia Waqabaca are charged with one count each of sedition.
Ravula, Wesley, Arts and The Fiji Times Limited are challenging the amended charge against them.
They were initially charged with a count inciting communal antagonism each.
They are alleged to have published a letter in the Nai Lalakai newspaper in April last year that was likely to incite dislike, hatred or antagonism of the Muslim community.