A letter to the Human Rights Commision

Below is a letter to the Human Rights Commission that was sent by a reader of Whaleoil about the banning of Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux from New Zealand.

In their e-mail to me, they commented that “the lefties action seems to breach every one of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights articles that I mention below. This could be fruitful ground for lawyers.

Dear [redacted]

Thank you for your reply.

I note your comment that “individuals have a right to free speech”.? This is good to hear.

I see that several groups have banded together to successfully ban the intended visit of Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux to New Zealand.

( Their visas have been denied by Immigration NZ and the Auckland City Council has denied a venue for them.)

This is an absolute disgrace.? These people would have done nothing more than put forward the exact fact-based stuff that I have already told you.

Are the facts that I have put before you ‘hate speech’? Apparently, some think so.? Ok, that is their right to think that, but it is not ok when exercising their right TRAMPLES over the right of Lauren and Stefan to exercise THEIR rights!

I find the views of many left-wingers to be repulsive and repugnant but I don’t try to stop them from speaking!?

I hope that the Human Rights Commission will live up to its name and will criticise the decision to ban these people from the country.

Allow me to quote from the UN Declaration of Human Rights –

Article 2.
Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, **POLITICAL OR OTHER OPINION**…

Article 18.
Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.

Article 19.
Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and REGARDLESS OF FRONTIERS.

Article 30.
Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as implying for any STATE, GROUP OR PERSON any right to engage in any activity or to perform ANY ACT AIMED AT THE DESTRUCTION OF ANY OF THE RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS SET FORTH HEREIN.

I look forward to seeing the Human Rights Commission’s public criticism of the banning of these two people soon.

Regards –