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New Zealand Police Intimidate Anti-TPP Activists in Their Homes | News | teleSUR English

30.1.16

New Zealand Police Intimidate Anti-TPP Activists in Their Homes | News | teleSUR English: 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.

Scout said what the government is doing today regarding anti-TPP activists is comparable to incidents that took place in the country in 1981, when the New Zealand national rugby team was headed to South Africa to play against a local team. But activists in New Zealand protested, saying the game was like condoning apartheid. About 1,500 people were arrested after 200 protests across the country.


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