REVIEW: Noted: Documentary exposes dark side of Tongan diaspora

  • Philip Cass Unitec, Auckland

Abstract

Gangsters in ParadiseThe Deportees of Tonga. Documentary. 2019. Director: Ursula Williams. Vice/Zealandia.

‘IT’S LIKE crabs being stuck in a bucket scratching each other to get out.’
‘It’s like rubbish dumping.’
Those are two views about the crisis facing Tonga as countries like the United States, Australia and New Zealand deport criminals to the kingdom.

Tongan deportees cover
Published
31-07-2019

How to Cite
Cass, P. (2019). REVIEW: Noted: Documentary exposes dark side of Tongan diaspora. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 25(1&2), 314. https://doi.org/10.24135/pjr.v25i1and2.497