Freedom of Speech Dead in New Zealand

Tim Selwyn has been found guilty on one charge of publishing with seditious intent and not guilty on another.

It is a sad, sad, day that someone in New Zealand can be convicted of Sedition when Ministers and others go scott free for crimes the are "not in the public interest to prosecute".

Essentially Free speech and the right to protest has been quashed by this verdict.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.