Al Jazeera has run a documentary about Maori “warriors” in prison…
We need to start having an honest discussion about those who are committing violent crimes in New Zealand, without the discussion being hijacked by people that Thomas Sowell describes as “race-hustlers”.
One thing for sure we shouldn’t do is listen to crim-hugging drop kick Kim Workman who appears in this documentary.
New Zealand ranks as one of the world’s most peaceful countries in the Global Peace Index every year. Yet despite a strong reputation for social justice and equality, the South Pacific nation has the second highest rate of imprisonment rates in the western world.
In the past two decades, the jail population has doubled. One international study examining law and order across western nations attributes it to a “tough on crime” approach by New Zealand’s political parties since the 1980′s, even though crime rates are low. Read more »