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 January 23, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Non-U.S.

The New Zealand Herald reports:

A Parole Board privacy blunder saw a Taranaki parolee forced to leave town before disappearing for a month – only later found to have committed suicide.

The Human Rights Review Tribunal has ruled the New Zealand Parole Board breached the privacy of Jesse Dolman’s mum, Judith Ann Tapiki, and friend Josephine Eru, in a decision released yesterday.

It awarded a combined $28,000 in damages.

The privacy breach, the tribunal concluded, led to a “tragic chain of events” and ultimately Dolman’s death after he went missing around Christmas in 2014.

Read more on NZ Herald.

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