max
°
min
°
Location:
COLOR-Waatea logo 2016-final

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am
Ed Sheeran

White supremacy and terrorism
©Gettyimages

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

White supremacy and terrorism
Martyn ' Bomber ' Bradbury

The pain exposed in this dreadful atrocity against out Muslim whānau is too painful to process.

The loss, the symbolism and the deep guilt at how long they have suffered from increasing racism unheeded only makes the grief more bitter.

White supremacy not only committed this unspeakable violence, it helped aid it.

How on earth could security agencies with a combined budget of $240million manage to miss a white supremacist who crossed the border on multiple occasions plot a terror attack and no one pick up on that?

Our SIS & GCSB are supposed to protect us from this type of act, yet despite being warned about the shooter and the Muslim communities own complaints about ratcheting violence, white supremacists weren't seen as a threat and according to the last decade of SIS reports, have never emerged as a specific danger.

Compare that to the Urewera 'Terror' raids and the huge illegal spying and massive Police action against Māori training activists.

The cultural blindspot the Police & Intelligence services had towards white supremacy allowed one to commit a terrible act of racism. Those entrusted with keeping us all safe failed in part because they couldn't see one of their own as a threat.

We all have an enormous amount to learn and reflect upon here.

Martyn Bradbury
Editor - TheDailyBlog.nz
twitter.com/CitizenBomber

 

Copyright © 2019, UMA Broadcasting Ltd: www.waateanews.com


Waatea Glass Logo 1
MUMA2
LETSLEARN-86
E-Tangata-26052019
Banning Prisoners from voting impacts Māori worst
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The debate over Prisoners being able to vote has begun in the Waitangi Tribunal as argument is heard that the ban is a breach of the Treaty because it is so disproportionately unfair to Māori.
I will continue writing about the state taking children until something meaningful has occurred
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: If you have the privilege of a platform, you must endeavour to use that platform for good. I have written previous columns about the extraordinary abuse of power by the state when they take children into their 'care'.
State Spying and a Police who see no spying, hear no spying and speak no spying
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury:: John Campbell's remarkable investigation at the beginning of the week into a Government agency tasked with looking after earthquake survivors using corporate spies to secretly tape complaining earthquake survivors was made more important by the remarkable announcement midweek from the NZ Police that found nothing illegal in the actions of anyone involved.
0
TMP2
           

Submit

Glossary

 

Subscribe

Enter your email address to receive regular updates from Waatea News.
  • fb

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am