The government of New Zealand has taken a hardline approach that is clearly an intimidation tactic against those who oppose the TPP by calling them radicals and a threat to national security, while ordering police to visit anti-TPP activists at their homes to interrogate them regarding protests later this week, the New Zealand Herald reported Thursday.
“Police are checking in on ‘known activists’ around the country ahead of TPP protests later this week,” the daily said.
Scout Barbour-Evans, an anti-TPP activist from Dunedin, New Zealand, told the newspaper that police knocked on their door at 10 a.m. Thursday.
As the New Zealand Herald explained, Barbour-Evans is transgender and goes by the gender-neutral pronoun “they.”
They said the police were inquiring into what plans protesters had in regards to their anti-Trans-Pacific Partnership action in Dunedin.
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Make no mistake - the "war on terror" may have started as an attack on radical Islam, but it has morphed into an attack on ANYONE who opposes the global empire being built by the folks who meet at Davos (and their ilk).
And anyone in the "five eyes" (US, UK, Canada, Australia, and NZ) is susceptible to being spied upon by the most intrusive police states in the world (i.e., their own governments).
Corporate rule is NOT democracy. Not by a long shot.