Greenpeace should not be above the law
The decision to discharge two Greenpeace activists
without conviction is disappointing and unfair, says the
Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New
"Hard-working ordinary New Zealanders
have to follow the law and it should be the same for
Greenpeace," says PEPANZ CEO Cameron Madgwick.
absolutely respect the right to protest, this sort of action
was premeditated, stupid, dangerous and illegal.
could encourage Greenpeace and others to illegally disrupt
any activity they disagree with without fear of any
"It could well embolden 1080
protesters to blockade workers doing necessary work this
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