Alf was jolted from his slumbers by a Radio NZ report about tasers.
Nope. It wasn’t that some bad bastard had been zapped by one during a weekend in which our police officers have run into more violent stuff from drunken young people.
This time, the Government has been zapped.
The United Nations was reported to be urging the New Zealand Government to consider giving up the use of tasers.
Actually, it turns out that just one laughable bit of the UN, its UN Human Rights Committee, is doing the urging.
The committee has “18 independent experts who are persons of high moral character and recognized competence in the field of human rights.”
The countries from whence they come include great upholders of civil liberties and human rights such as Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritius, Colombia and Egypt.
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