Release of Lists of Dead and Injured Delayed
3.30pm 24 February 2011
- Release of Lists of Dead and injured
release of the names of missing people for whom Police have
serious concerns following the Christchurch earthquake has
Canterbury District Commander Superintendent
Dave Cliff will provide an update on progress with the lists
at a media briefing at 6pm this evening at the Christchurch
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Gordon Campbell: On Government Arrogance
Right now, National is ramming anti-terrorism measures through Parliament. This legislation will grant the SIS the power to carry out 48 hour bouts of surveillance on anyone without a warrant, and will bestow on government the power to unilaterally revoke anyone’s passports and thus deny them the freedom to travel.
Ludicrously, the public has been given exactly one day to make submissions on these major infringements of their civil liberties. Despite Finlayson’s misleading signals on RNZ that these are only stopgaps until next year’s full review of our security laws, the measures in question will not, in fact, expire until 2018.
Why the insane rush? Good question. More>>