Thank you Amy for speaking out!
A law lecturer has come out against the arrest of anti-lockdown protesters in Auckland yesterday, calling it the death of democracy
An AUT law lecturer has come under fire for posting a video in which she calls the arrests of Billy Te Kahika Jr and Vinny Eastwood a sign of the “death of democracy”.
Amy Benjamin, a lecturer of international law, went public with her take on the outcome of Thursday’s protest last night on YouTube.
She called the decision to go into a snap lockdown an “insane policy that probably amounts to a crime against humanity”.
In the video, she voiced outrage that Te Kahika Jr was arrested for peacefully protesting – which runs counter to police’s statement the arrest was made for the breach of the health order.
She also made the unproven* claim that Covid-19 can be treated with ivermectin.
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