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Foundation sets up givealittle page for Afghan villagers – Human Rights Foundation of NZ

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  7 Comments

The Human Rights Foundation of Aotearoa New Zealand says the withdrawal of the villagers of Naik and Khak Khudday Dad from the Operation Burnham Inquiry is a sad indictment of the way the Inquiry has been conducted. The lawyers for the villages announced the withdrawal this morning and the Human Rights Foundation has decided to establish a givealittle page to support the villagers’ needs, including finding suitable housing (they have had to abandon their villages), for their health and for the education of their children

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Excessive use of force by off-duty officer – Independent Police Conduct Authority

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an off-duty officer unnecessarily involved himself in a dispute between his friend, Mr V, and the friend’s former partner, Ms S, in Christchurch in November 2015. When the dispute escalated, the officer used excessive force against Ms S. This incident occurred after Ms S broke into Mr […]

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Haere Atu Brian Tamaki – Tamaki Anti-Fascist Action

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

“Self-appointed Bishop and prosperity-gospel confidence trickster of the poor and vulnerable, Brian Tamaki is using anti-Muslim racism to gain a political profile,” says Sina Brown-Davis spokesperson for Tāmaki Anti Fascist Action (TAFA). “His speaking points are hate speech. He uses the same vicious dehumanisation of Muslims and migrants we have become used to by right […]

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Backbone Collective: Open Letter to Prime Minister

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Open Letter to Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern Re: Urgent need for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into New Zealand Family Court and Oranga Tamariki We are writing on behalf of the women and children of New Zealand in in particular the 1600 current members of The Backbone Collective (Backbone). Despite your admirable intentions […]

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Eating Meat is Killing the Planet – Vegan Society

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  3 Comments

World Meat Free Week It’s the even bigger inconvenient truth! Eating meat is killing our planet! Although Kiwis have reduced their red meat intake over the last 10 years, dropping from 85 to 72kg, p.a, it’s still way above new world health guidelines which suggest just over 5kg, or current government guidelines which suggest 26kg […]

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New Zealand Maori Council calls Hobson’s Pledges claims that they would accept an invitation for a hui LIES

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New Zealand Maori Council calls Hobson’s Pledges claims that they would accept an invitation for a hui LIES – after the organisation declines mediation over Human Rights Commission complaint. Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council, Matthew Tukaki, has said that Hobsons Pledge is nothing more than a “right wing political party intent on […]

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Local group to highlight rise of the far-right – Wellington Action Against Racism and Fascism

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Wellington Action Against Racism & Fascism (WARF) is hosting a talk on Fascism & the Far-Right in NZ on Friday 28 June. Since the Christchurch attacks more and more people are speaking about the existence of a far-right presence in NZ. But at the same time white supremacist attacks continue. Just in the first weeks […]

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