The Media party and their left-wing luvvies are in full air-raid-siren howling over the “jihadi brides” issue…demanding apologies to Muslims.
The Government is refusing, as they should. It is logical that if a jihadi bride with a Kiwi passport isn’t in New Zealand then they left from here at some point.
Earlier today, Prime Minister John Key denied he was scaremongering when discussing New Zealand women travelling to Syria and Iraq as “jihadi brides” .
The Security Intelligence Service has since revealed none of the women actually left from New Zealand. Official papers said all were New Zealand citizens who were living in Australia, and they left from there.
Chris Finlayson, the Minister in charge of the SIS, told reporters today where the women left from was irrelevant.
“I would have thought the critical issue is were they New Zealand citizens, whether the left from Kingsford Smith airport or Auckland Airport is by-the-by.”
Mr Finlayson said he was due to meet with about 100 members of the Muslim community tomorrow night, and had regular discussions with that community during the process of the intelligence and security review. Read more »