THE court has allowed a trade unionist to travel abroad.
Suva Magistrate Janaka Bandara has allowed Fiji Trades Union Congress president and National Union of Hotel and Catering Employees general secretary Daniel Urai to travel to China and Malaysia.
Mr Urai is charged with urging political violence.
Mr Urai will travel to Beijing, China, for the International Labour Organisation Bureau that began yesterday. He was invited by the director of Bureau for Workers' Activities.
From China, Mr Urai will travel to Kuala Lumpur for the IUF Asia/ Pacific Hotel, Restaurant, Catering and Tourism Sector meeting on October 3 and 4.
He was invited by the secretary of the International Union of Food, Agriculture, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers Association.
Mr Urai returns on October 7.