Monday, March 22, 2010

Public Meeting in Wellington

What's all the fuss about the Search & Surveillance Bill?

Thursday, 8 April 2010 at 7pm
Old Government Building Lecture Theatre 2 (VUW Law School), Wellington

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: Dr. 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.