Today hundreds of peaceful protesters are facing down the blunt force of the state which is protecting a secretive meeting of defense contractors in Palmerston North.
We are holding the line for peace. We are holding the line for principle. War machinery is not needed in the South Pacific where there is no war to fight. Guns create instability. Having them increases the risk of them being fired. We stand with the United Nations which prioritizes world peace over the trade of arms.