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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Global day of action to defend civil rights in New Zealand

Please join one of the actions to protest at the misuse of the terrorism laws by the New Zealand Government and police.

New Zealand
  • Auckland: Demonstration Saturday Oct 27th at 12 noon meeting in Aotea Square.
  • Hamilton: Protest Sat 27th, meet 12 noon @ Garden Place.
  • Whanganui: Rally and march Saturday October 27th at 12 noon. Meet at the River Traders Market on Moutoa Quay (behind Taupo Quay).
  • Wellington: Protest Sat 27th, meet 12 noon @ Midland Park.
  • Christchurch: A solidarity rally and march will be held in Cathedral Square at 12noon on Saturday Oct 27th, followed by a picnic with live music
  • Dunedin: Picnic on Sunday Oct 28th to discuss the Terrorism Suppression Act, Tuhoe history and Parihaka. 12 noon - 2:30pm, Otago Museum Reserve.
  • Melbourne, Australia: A solidarity demonstration will be held Saturday 27th in Federation Square, 12noon.
  • Sydney: Thursday, October 25, at 5.30 pm outside the NZ consulate (55 Hunter St Downtown Sydney City)
A website has been set up as part of the nationwide support campaign for those arrested, questioned and harassed by Police during and since the October 15th raids across the North Island and Christchurch.

Please consider making a donation to the defence fund to support the accused and their families. Particularly now that the Wellington cases are to be moved to Auckland, families will face greater ongoing travel and accommodation costs.

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