Ashburton Police seek man wanted to arrest
Ashburton Police seek man wanted to
are seeking information from the public to help locate
Christopher Allan Esmy Quinton, who is wanted on a warrant
to arrest and is believed to be evading police.
with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact
Detective Leigh Jenkins at Ashburton Police, ph. (03)
Information can also be provided anonymously to
the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555
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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>>