I knew this document existed, I tried to find it a few years ago to back up the other laws I had found regarding human, civil and political rights in New Zealand. I just didn’t have the right name and didn’t realise it was 20 years old – absolutely appalling the violations of it now – especially in my case.
The Universal Declaration on Democracy as signed by all the governments of Commonwealth countries – thoroughly violated in the treatment of disabled and poor people in New Zealand.
We talk about love and compassion in New Zealand, how we need that back in our government – but what most people don’t realise is – what our leaders became was never ever supposed to happen, the poor and powerless were supposed to be protected from cruelty by rich powerful elites and governments. Max Harris (The NZ Project) talks about bringing love and morals back into politics, but they were always supposed to be there and it was a violation of multiple laws when our leaders lost that and nobody stepped in to stop them.
ANY LAWYERS OUT THERE WANT TO DEBATE ME ON NZ BILL OF RIGHTS being given significant power over the conduct of our government with the support of these signed Declarations – which are not only a contract with the leaders of the Commonwealth and United Nations, they are a contract with the citizens of New Zealand – a contract with me that they are going to adhere to these rules. Currently they do not and there is nothing people like me can do but challenge this gross miscarriage of justice on every level they can. No matter how much intimidation the government throw at you.
Below is a copy of the letter I have sent to the woman who identifies herself as the occupier of the Wellington Court of Appeal. As you will see from my previous posts, especially where I won the judgement about being able to legally protest inside public buildings, unless the public servant issuing the trespass notice is being reasonable then they have no right to do it. As Ms Obrien issued this notice and the following complaints without knowing my situation then she has not acted reasonably. I know this is only a small thing and won’t change much but, some of the big reports and letters I have to write are just too hard at the moment.
1 November 2016
Ms Clare O’Brien
Court of Appeal
54 Molesworth Street
Dear Ms O’Brien,
You are named as occupier of the Wellington Court of Appeal and have had me trespassed then charged with wilful trespass for legal political protests I have been doing.
I am a civil society actor in the area of mental health, injustice, inequality and government corruption. I am a non-violent activist and artist and know the law well, as prior to being raped, the person being found not guilty and years of criminal negligence & torture by ACC and others, I was studying law at Victoria. Since the mental injury in 2002 I was unable to return to Victoria but I have studied law extensively, along with being an expert in traumatic stress disorders and current abuse in the system – what I call the ‘violence industry’.
Why did you trespass me without finding out why I was driven to such lengths to express myself the way I have been doing more recently? You have been unreasonable in the circumstances to create a situation where a disabled artist and activist is being made a criminal for exercising her rights under United Nations declarations, NZ human rights laws and Bill of Rights laws. You would have noted my years of chalking on the streets around Parliament, that have made no difference whatsoever in me or others receiving mental health care we are entitled to, it is now much worse. More family violence, more people being killed by mentally ill and more killing themselves (please refer to latest crime stats & suicide stats).
I am not a criminal, I am the victim of serious crimes that violate the most basic laws of this country. Laws and accepted principles printed on the window of the Appeal Court building. When I made submissions about the NZ constitution 3 yrs ago I included the words on the Appeal Court as making up our current constitution – I believe to advertise such justice in such a way is a written contract with citizens like myself. I can assure you people with mental injury as a result of abuse and trauma (like myself), also mentally ill people are NOT receiving the justice those words say we are – our human civil and political rights are being violated.
Did you know I was driven to expressing myself in these ways because I am unable to get a Civil Legal Aid lawyer to protect me from repeated police visits. That I have recently been assaulted by High Court Security and police for legally protesting and IPCA are refusing to do anything to bring my complaints in front of a judge – along with my complaints under Sections 150A 151 155 157 of Crimes Act against ACC and others. Did you know I am currently up on charges of Misuse of a Telephone for phoning ACC screaming to have my rehabilitation reinstated from 2009 as required by two ACC reviews. Did you know how many times I have been dragged through court for legally protesting and won? Please feel free to look through my police and justice files – this letter gives you authority to do this so you understand the situation I am in.
You cannot use the wilful trespass laws to stop Civil Society Actors from expressing themselves in a non-violent way – especially in the area of appalling mental health services, which is such a serious issue and has been in the public arena recently – even discussed by Justice Winkleman and the Law Society. Please refer to my website for more about what I do and advise me what you intend to do about your unreasonable trespass and ongoing criminal complaints – www.jrmurphypoet.com. I look forward to your reply.
Civil Society Activist