Post by Kiwi Frontline on Oct 8, 2020 3:09:04 GMT 12
MĀORI PARTY PROMISE $100M FOR LEGAL AID SERVICE, WANT OVERHAUL OF 'RACIST' JUSTICE SYSTEM
The Māori Party has today promised a $100 million investment for the establishment of a Māori legal aid service and the complete overhaul of what they call New Zealand's "racist" justice system.
The Māori Legal Aid Service/Māori Legal Defence Service - which comes as part of the party's criminal justice policy - would help protect Māori from the Crown, Māori Party spokesperson Donna Pokere-Phillips said today in a statement.
"Māori are used to maintain a Pākehā economy which is based on criminalising them," she said.....