The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) and the Security Intelligence Service (SIS) are being handed more powers by the Government, in spite of yet another example of their wrongdoings being exposed this week.
It has been revealed that in 2012 the two agencies harassed and persecuted a New Zealander whose only activity had been expressing negative opinions about the Fiji government (https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/special-investigation-inside-one-siss-biggest-anti-terrorism-operations
This new episode is just another example of a long line of repressive actions against NZ citizens who pose absolutely no threat to this country whatsoever – the cases of David Small, Aziz Choudry, Ahmed Zaoui and Kim Dotcom are good examples of citizens or residents who suffered from mistaken and/or illegal surveillance by the spies.
And the total number of “terrorists” uncovered and brought to justice numbers exactly zero.
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