Posts Tagged ‘pihema cameron’

Race and the law

Written By: - Date published: 1:30 pm, March 11th, 2010 - 31 comments

The light sentences handed down to most of the group that killed Navtej Singh have caused consternation within the NZ Indian community. With the Human Rights Commission today releasing a statement on worrying trends of racism in NZ, now is a terrible time for the legal system to be sending all the wrong messages.

Institutional racism

Written By: - Date published: 4:20 pm, February 13th, 2009 - 108 comments

Bruce Emery’s sentence of just four years and three months on a reduced charge of manslaughter for chasing 15 year old Pihema Cameron 300 metres down the street and stabbing him to death with a knife is a stark reminder of the institutional racism that still exists in this country. Let’s not pretend for a […]

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