Awatea Mita

Awatea (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Pikiao, Ngai Te Rangi) is currently studying towards a double degree in sociology and criminology and works for Restorative Practices Aotearoa

Ātea
Nov 28, 2018

A society that denies the incarcerated a vote is a society stamping on human rights

As a formerly incarcerated person, I know that denying the right to vote violates respect for human dignity, sending the message that absolute rehabilitation is impossible.

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