Don't Poke Fun at New Zealand's Parliament
If New Zealand's parliament doesn't want to be satired and ridiculed by people in the country, it doesn't have to be. According to a Press Gazette story
The new standing orders, voted in last month, concern the use of images of Parliamentary debates, and make it a contempt of Parliament for broadcasters or anyone else to use footage of the chamber for "satire, ridicule or denigration".
This is potentially punishable by some time in jail. Obviously Sauron didn't quite disappear from the land when
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