Harawira Court Appearance
MANA Leader and Tai Tokerau MP Hone
Harawira will be appearing at the Auckland District Court,
Albert St, Auckland, at 1pm on Thursday the 6th of December
2012 to enter a plea on the charges arising from his arrest
in Glen Innes during protests against Housing New
Zealand’s eviction of tenants and removal of state houses
from the Glen Innes
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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>>