Christchurch Book Launch - Against Freedom: The War on Terrorism in Everyday New Zealand Life, Friday 18th

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Jan 9 2008 05:18
Christchurch Book Launch - Against Freedom: The War on Terrorism in Everyday New Zealand Life, Friday 18th

Valerie Morse, author, activist, and one of the “Urewera 16” arrestees is soon to be in Christchurch to launch her book Against Freedom: The War on Terrorism in Everyday New Zealand Life. She will speak about the “War On Terror” and her experiences during the raids and in prison.

Friday 18th, 7:30 @ The Green Room, 16 Bedford Row

Against Freedom: The war on terrorism in everyday NZ life

This book details the agenda against freedom, from the legislative changes since 9/11 to the suppression of dissent and the media manipulation of public understanding, in order to provide an alternative view of what is happening and what can be done to stop the war.

Also available at the launch will be Can't Hear Me Scream, a 14 page zine written by Valerie while she was in prison, detailing life in prison, the bureacracy and arbitrary exercise of power, and how those on the outside can support those trapped within.

The book launch is presented by Katipo Books, who will have a large selection of other radical books and zines for sale at the event. Drinks and snacks provided. Or order online, http://www.katipo.net.nz

Friday 18th, 7:30 @ The Green Room, 16 Bedford Row

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Jan 9 2008 05:20

FYI, if anyone is interested in reading either Against Freedom or Can't Hear Me Scream, paper copies can be ordered from http://www.katipo.net.nz or there are .pdfs available for free on http://www.rebelpress.org.nz

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Jan 9 2008 16:00

right just spent the last 2 hourse reading wikipedia pages on on New Zealand and NZ politics, crazy stuff! Sooo many separate parties, all right wing.

Where was morse arrested? At the camp or somewhere else?

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Jan 9 2008 18:55

No one was arrested at any training camps

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Jan 9 2008 19:52

I asked if they were arrested at a camp though, i didn't say training camp.

What are the reports referring to? The cops say there was a separatist training camp? Its really hard to work out.

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Jan 10 2008 01:17

Morse was arrested at her home in Wellington. If you're looking for a backgrounder on the raids/hearings etc, check out State Repression In Aotearoa / New Zealand, which I wrote in December, it covers everything pretty much. Also check out http://www.october15thsolidarity.info . If you've got anymore questions gimme a yell smile