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Urewera Terror: epic fail

March 21st, 2012 by Lew, KiwiPolitico.com

Militant Maori warriors protest anti-terror raids outside parliament buildings.

Whatever your opinion regarding the Urewera Terror raids, you have to admit that the Police and Crown Law have failed.
The so-called “Urewera 4″ were convicted on about half of the least-serious charges brought, and the jury was hung on the more serious charges of participation in an organised criminal group. The defendants may be retried on these latter charges, and they may yet be found guilty. But the paucity of the Police and Crown Law operation is pretty clear regardless. Read the rest of this entry