Submission to the Ministry of Justice on Proposals Against Incitement of Hatred and Discrimination Consultation

This submission is made on behalf of Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand (AIANZ) on the Proposals Against Incitement of Hatred and Discrimination.

This submission starts by detailing relevant international human rights and tools when considering the issue of incitement of hatred, before going through each proposal.

Amnesty International is a global movement of over 10 million people who protect human dignity and defend human rights. In Aotearoa New Zealand, there are over 40,000 members and we work on a wide range of human rights issues of both national and international significance. Amnesty International promotes and defends human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other international human rights instruments.

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