New Zealand police roadblock for euthanasia advocates was illegal, watchdog says

New Zealand police roadblock for euthanasia advocates was illegal, watchdog says
 

A roadblock set up by New Zealand police to obtain information on euthanasia activists was illegal and unjustified, an investigation has found.
In late 2016, members of pro-euthanasia group Exit International were stopped by police at a roadblock after leaving a meeting. They were asked for their names and addresses, before being breathalyzed.
Later, 10 of the women who were stopped at the roadblock were visited by police in their homes.
Several members of the group were also visited by police in other parts of the country, in what Exit International believed was a targeted police... read more

 
15 March 2018 in World News, Views: 72
Source: Guardian
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