LEAK: NZ Cops Brag About Bashing TPP Protesters – U.S. Embassy “Happy”
Mon, 17/12/2012 - 12:38 — smashdracs
This week the NZ corporate media, in concert with the NZ police, put forward a young female protester as a scapegoat for the repeated violence demonstrated by officers & security guards at the December 8 TPPA Shutdown protest at Sky City, in Auckland.
The combined protest movements of It’s Our Future, Occupy New Zealand, Aotearoa Is Not For Sale and Socialist Aotearoa, among others, were depicted as violent, framed as volatile and dangerous and falsely accused of wanton assaults on police officers.
But never did we dream that the protesters written about so libelously in the national media would now be suddenly exonerated in so spectacular a fashion as has unfolded! Global Peace & Justice Aotearoa has published a press release containing a leaked tape. The tape is of internal police conversations regarding the approval of the U.S. Embassy of the police actions that day, a tape of which GPJA says; In the recording the officer acknowledges Saturday’s melee was sparked when an officer “broke ranks” and ran into the crowd.
READ MORE: http://occupysavvy.com/2012/12/12/leak-nz-cops-brag-to-u-s-embassy-about...