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HRF says Defence Force involvement in monitoring a journalist is an abuse of fundamental human rights.

NICKY HAGER   The New Zealand military received help from US spy agencies to monitor the phone calls of Kiwi journalist Jon Stephenson and his associates while he was in Afghanistan reporting on the war. Stephenson has described the revelation as a serious violation of his privacy, and the intrusion into New Zealand media freedom

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Spy bill do-gooders get their comeuppance By Toby Manhire @toby_etc 5:30 AM Friday Jul 19, 2013 Impudence. Sheer impudence. When the namby-pamby do-gooders at the Human Rights Commission expressed misgivings about the new GCSB bill and its sidekick the telecommunications interception bill, John Key showed them who was boss. He slapped them down like a

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