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Intimidation Is Never Acceptable

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19 November 2001

Intimidation Is Never Acceptable

“Intimidation of children, parents and teachers at Insoll Avenue Primary School by protestors has been an unacceptable blight on our fundamental freedoms,” said New Zealand First MP Doug Woolerton today.

“These Acts are more in tune with what one might have expected to have occurred in northern Ireland,” he said.

“Mallard’s talk of calling on police to escort parents and children to and from school was a nonsense as if it was ever to have been done, he should have been on the job much earlier then he was, and parents and children could have been spared the embarrassment and dislocation to their education.

If this unfortunate situation should ever arise again the police should be called to remove the protesters immediately concluded,” Doug Woolerton.


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