The state of South Australia is trialing a new surveillance tool. South Aussies are required to download an app on their smartphones, which all need to have with GPS switched on. The app randomly requires that they send a photo of their face — with facial recognition software of course — which tells the governing overloads where the person is at that time. If they are not at home the gestapo is sent around to their house; probably to take them into custody. Well, whenever they find them anyway.
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Monica Smit, a political activist who started the group Reignite Democracy Australia, is now in prison on trumped up charges in Victoria. She is a political prisoner, who is held on bogus charges because her organisation, which I am a part of, is sticking it to the Victorian dictator too well.
She was initially stopped for a traffic stop but they arrested her for “incitement”, which means this is a targeted arrest and police were waiting for her to make a wrong move. Apparently she was alleged to have incited some mothers to remove barricades from a park so their children could play on the equipment. Serious crime eh? Of course none of that is true anyway.
In a dramatic turn of events she has refused to sign her bail certificate because the bail conditions were too onerous. Here is an excerpt of the Reignite Democracy Australia’s statement on the matter:
Allow us to begin by saying that there has been enormous support for Monica from people not only in Australia but from all over the world…it’s been astounding! it’s a testament of everything that Monica stands for…. Being a voice for the people in preserving their god-given democratic rights.
This is precisely why Monica has declined to sign the bail order. The solicitor stated that the bail conditions were some of the most onerous conditions he had ever seen and that some may have even been unconstitutional in their effect… The first consequence would be an immediate dismantling of Reignite Democracy Australia, which would then impact on every other similar website! Mani Shishineh of Legalbit Lawyers, an excellent and reliable solicitor, declared that “signing that bail order would have effectively put an end to democracy in Australia!.”
Be assured that he’s working with an experienced barrister, Marcel White, that we feel privileged to also have on board! Both are ready and willing to take this all the way to the Supreme Court or even the High Court, as this will set an important precedent.
Meanwhile, this means that Monica will be in custody for as long as 4-6 weeks! It’s important that you all know that Monica came to this decision of her own volition…for her, this was non-negotiable! Be assured that the RDA team are committed to keeping the website going, as it’s more important now than ever!Monica’s parents John and Lise
UPDATE: Federal Member of Parliament George Chistensen has weighed in on the matter:
Anti-lockdown campaigner Monica Smit is currently a political prisoner in the People’s Republic of DanAndrewstan, otherwise known as Victoria.
Earlier today, I spoke with both Ms Smit’s partner and also her lawyer who informed me of this news.
She has been charged with a claim of “incitement” and allegedly breaching the CHO directives for posting remarks online in that were in opposition to the Victorian Labor Government’s lockdown regime.
In order to secure bail, the authorities demanded that she not only shut down her political organisation Reignite Democracy Australia and all of its associated websites and social media accounts but they also demanded that she not continue to “incite” opposition to the Victorian Labor Government’s lockdown regime which would likely mean she is not able to express her opposition to the Andrews’ lockdown regime publicly.
It should be noted that Reignite Democracy Australia has an application before the electoral commission to become a political party.
So to be clear, Ms Smit will only be allowed out of jail if she shuts down a fledgling political party and that fledgling political party’s means of communications, and if she refrains from any discussion around the political issue of lockdowns in Victoria.
Ms Smit’s imprisonment and her bail conditions are a clear breach of the implied constitutional freedom of political communication.
And just as this freedom is being undermined in Victoria, so too is the public trust and respect for the police when VicPol is arresting and prosecuting political campaigners like Ms Smit.
I call on Ms Smit to be released from jail without these outrageous limitations on her political rights and for the police to withdraw the politically-motivated charges against her and to refrain from further political arrests and prosecutions.
Now the feds have new laws to edit and delete your social media and also write stuff as if it came from you we are going to see 1984 on steroids now. Democracy is last in Australia
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As I mentioned a few days ago, the Feds now have new laws (Identify and Disrupt Act 2021) to edit and delete your social media and also write stuff as if it came from you. Now we are going to see 1984 on steroids. Democracy is lost in Australia.
The Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill 2021 was rapidly snuck through with little debate or fanfare in a 24 hour window. The piece of legislation has the support of both the Liberal and Labour parties (what does that tell you?). It passed both houses of federal parliament on 25 August 2021.
Here’s a summary of what it does:
Amends: the Surveillance Devices Act 2004 and Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to: introduce data disruption warrants to enable the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) to disrupt data by modifying, adding, copying or deleting data in order to frustrate the commission of serious offences online; and make minor technical corrections; the Surveillance Devices Act 2004 to introduce network activity warrants to enable the AFP and ACIC to collect intelligence on serious criminal activity by permitting access to the devices and networks used to facilitate criminal activity; the Crimes Act 1914 to: introduce account takeover warrants to enable the AFP and ACIC to take over a person’s online account for the purposes of gathering evidence to further a criminal investigation; and make minor amendments to the controlled operations regime to ensure controlled operations can be conducted effectively in the online environment; and 10 Acts to make consequential amendments.Parliament of Australia
This new Act ( Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill 2021) needs to be repealed.
Put this all together and you have the implementation of totalitarian government. The state uses the laws, often unconstitutional laws, against those who oppose and protest their illegal rules. These are the actions of despots. An open free society does not imprison people for political opinions. Australia is no longer an open free society but more like China.
China has asked the WHO if it can run global Vaccine Passports. That sounds just about right! China owns the WHO in partnership with Bill Gates. So nothing could go wrong with that eh?
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