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Maori Warriors On Trial: Operation 8 Court Case

On Monday, October 15th 2007, more than 300 police carried out dawn raids on dozens of houses all over Aotearoa / New Zealand.  Police claim the raids were in response to ‘concrete terrorist threats’ from indigenous activists.  What initially started with 20 defendants is now down to four: Taame, Emily, Rangi and Urs.

Their trial started Monday 13th February 2012 in Auckland.  Below are a series of updates from the ongoing court process, beginning with a background article.  More updates can be found at: Read the rest of this entry