82-Year-Old Assault Victim's Death From Medical Conditions
Title: 82-Year-Old Assault Victim's Death From
Hutt Valley Police can
now confirm that the post mortem results after the death of
82-year-old Jack Morrissey show he died of pre-existing
Detective Senior Sergeant Scott
Cooper says "Our thoughts are with Jack's family as they
grieve. I know he will be missed by his family and his
Two males, aged 18 and 14, have been jointly
charged with aggravated burglary and will reappear in the
Lower Hutt District Court on 28 November 2012.
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Gordon Campbell: On Drone Strikes And Judith Collins‘ Last Stand
The news that a New Zealand citizen was killed last November in a US drone attack in Yemen brings the drones controversy closer to home.
To the US, drones are a legitimate response to the threat posed by the al Qaeda organisation and its franchisees... To the US, the drones carry the added advantage of not putting US troops at risk on the ground, and minimises the need for putting them in large numbers in bases in the countries concerned, always a politically sensitive point.
The counter-argument, well articulated by security analyst Paul Buchanan on RNZ this morning, is that this particular drone attack can be said to amount to an extra-judicial execution of a New Zealand citizen by one of our military allies, in circumstances where the person concerned posed no threat to New Zealand’s domestic security. More>>