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You are free to have any thoughts or beliefs about race. This is not illegal. However, it is illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 26 Feb 2013
To become a refugee in NZ you need to make a claim to the Refugee Status Branch of Immigration NZ. Read more on Immigration New Zealand's website...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 19 Dec 2012
Anyone may bring a human rights problem to the attention of the United Nations and thousands of people around the world do so every year. Four of...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 20 Nov 2012
In general, it is legal to have an opinion and express it in public. Freedom of expression is a basic human right. This means you can have the...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 25 Oct 2012
Yes, you have a right to protest publicly against legalising same-sex marriage or for any other lawful purpose, and banners and signs can be used....
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 13 Sep 2012
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