Search & Surveillance Bill – public meetings

Wellington Public Meeting: April 8th:

What’s all the fuss about the Search & Surveillance Bill? Public meeting 8 April 2010 at 7pm Old Government Building Lecture Theatre 2 (VUW Law School)

Chief justices, the privacy commissioner, Amnesty International, the Council for Trade Unions and the Human Rights Commissioner have all come out in opposition to the Search and Surveillance Bill saying it is a major threat to human rights and a major attack on fundamental freedoms. This bill is now before parliament and will be reported back on 1 May. Find out what is going on.

Speakers include: Warren Young, deputy president of the NZ Law Commission and Michael Bott, Chairman of the Wellington Council for Civil Liberties.

The moderator for the programme will be Dr. Sandra Grey, Senior Lecturer, School of Social and Cultural Studies, Victoria University.

Auckland Organising Meeting

Saturday April 24th is going to be a national day of protest action to oppose the Search and Surveillance Bill.

We will be having a meeting to plan an Auckland protest for the national day of action on:

7pm Thursday the 8th of April, Meeting room one in AUSA house, University of Auckland,Alfred Street.(That is the big old wooden house on Alfred Street, across the road from the University General Library).

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