Post by Kiwi Frontline on Jun 3, 2021 6:18:42 GMT 12
TE PĀTI MĀORI CALL FOR JOINT TASKFORCE TO INVESTIGATE ANTI-MAORI HATE SPEECH FROM WHITE SUPREMACIST ORGANISATIONS
Te Pāti Māori co-leaders Debbie Ngarewa-Packer and Rawiri Waititi are calling for the establishment of a joint taskforce between the NZ Security Intelligence Service and the NZ Police to investigate the specific targeting of Māori by right wing extremist groups.
“We are experiencing an unprecedented increase in racist rhetoric across social media by white supremacist organisations that is inciting hate speech and violence against tangata whenua” says Debbie Ngarewa-Packer.
“Our own research tells us that these organisations are recruiting followers and becoming smarter in the ways they mobilise their platforms. This makes them more difficult to investigate and more dangerous......