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Already 10,000 Signatures Calling For Inquiry On Porn

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Already 10,000 Signatures Calling For Inquiry On Porn

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Already 10,000 Signatures Calling For Inquiry On Porn Media Release 23 March 2017The petition calling on politicians to investigate the public health effects and societal harms of pornography has reached almost 10,000 signatures, with still another week for petitions to be signed. The petition states: “That […]

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Amnesty International says New Zealand Government can’t rely on the ISAF report into civilian casualties in Afghanistan

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Amnesty International says New Zealand Government can’t rely on the ISAF report into civilian casualties in Afghanistan

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Amnesty International says New Zealand Government can’t rely on the ISAF report into civilian casualties in Afghanistan Amnesty International’s Grant Bayldon says the New Zealand Government must act now to swiftly launch an independent inquiry into allegations of civilian deaths in Afghanistan.“The New Zealand Government […]

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Musicians Go “Live” in Global Rally to Fight Climate Change

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Musicians Go “Live” in Global Rally to Fight Climate Change

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Musicians Go “Live” in Global Rally to Fight Climate Change This Saturday, World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour will sweep across the globe as skylines from Sydney to San Francisco go dark as a symbolic call for urgent action in the fight against climate change. As […]

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Bangladesh: Halt imminent executions of three men who tried to kill UK ambassador

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Bangladesh: Halt imminent executions of three men who tried to kill UK ambassador

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Bangladesh: Halt imminent executions of three men who tried to kill UK ambassador Bangladesh must halt the imminent executions of three men sentenced to death for a grenade attack on the UK Ambassador, Amnesty International said.Prison authorities in Bangladesh today confirmed that the executions of […]

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Arctic Sea Ice Hits Another Record Low

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Arctic Sea Ice Hits Another Record Low

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Arctic Sea Ice Hits Another Record Low Date March 22, 2017 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to today’s announcement from the National Snow and Ice Data Center on the lowest Arctic sea ice maximum on record, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement […]

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Serious concerns remain for young men at risk of execution in Saudi Arabia

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Serious concerns remain for young men at risk of execution in Saudi Arabia

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Serious concerns remain for young men at risk of execution in Saudi Arabia Amnesty International remains extremely concerned about the impending executions of three young men arrested as teenagers and sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia. Ali al-Nimr, Abdullah al-Zaher and Dawood al-Marhoon have exhausted […]

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Support for UCAN NZ Health Charter • Child Poverty Action Group

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, CPAG, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Support for UCAN NZ Health Charter • Child Poverty Action Group

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Release/Statement Headline: Support for UCAN NZ Health Charter • Child Poverty Action Group 22 March 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) supports and endorses the Health Charter by the United Communities Action Network New Zealand (UCAN) that says “everyone deserves the right to health”.  UCAN, an […]

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USA: New airline restrictions could be yet more bigotry disguised as policy

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on USA: New airline restrictions could be yet more bigotry disguised as policy

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: USA: New airline restrictions could be yet more bigotry disguised as policy 22 March 2017, 09:59 UTC | United States of America © Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesResponding to reports that overnight the US Department of Homeland Security has decided to issue new airline requirements for eight Muslim-majority […]

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World Wildlife Fund, American Hotel & Lodging Association and The Rockefeller Foundation Bring Hotel Brands Together to Prevent Hotel Food Waste

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on World Wildlife Fund, American Hotel & Lodging Association and The Rockefeller Foundation Bring Hotel Brands Together to Prevent Hotel Food Waste

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: World Wildlife Fund, American Hotel & Lodging Association and The Rockefeller Foundation Bring Hotel Brands Together to Prevent Hotel Food Waste World Wildlife Fund (WWF), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today launched a series of pilot […]

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Amnesty International responds to ‘Hit & Run’ release

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Amnesty International responds to ‘Hit & Run’ release

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Amnesty International responds to ‘Hit & Run’ release 21 March 2017, 18:04 UTC | Afghanistan Following the release of Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson’s book ‘Hit & Run’, Grant Bayldon Executive Director of Amnesty International New Zealand released the following statement: “Based on the release […]

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Kiwis prepare to turn off their taps for 24 hours

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Kiwis prepare to turn off their taps for 24 hours

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Kiwis prepare to turn off their taps for 24 hours Tonight at midnight, thousands of New Zealanders around the country will be taking on the challenge to go a whole day without turning on their taps – at home and at work – in […]

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Bahrain: Prominent opposition figure charged for tweets ‘inciting hatred’ against government

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Bahrain: Prominent opposition figure charged for tweets ‘inciting hatred’ against government

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Bahrain: Prominent opposition figure charged for tweets ‘inciting hatred’ against government The Bahraini authorities have once again displayed their ruthless determination to silence activists and crush all signs of dissent by charging prominent political figure Ebrahim Sharif with “inciting hatred against the regime” in a […]

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Euthanasia ‘Elephant In The Room’ – Healthcare Costs

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Euthanasia ‘Elephant In The Room’ – Healthcare Costs

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Euthanasia ‘Elephant In The Room’ – Healthcare Costs Media Release 21 March 2017Family First NZ says that the example of a cancer patient being turned away because of her potential healthcare costs is a disturbing development which will only be exacerbated by allowing euthanasia in to […]

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UAE: Decision not to release Osama al-Najjar ‘indefensible’

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on UAE: Decision not to release Osama al-Najjar ‘indefensible’

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: UAE: Decision not to release Osama al-Najjar ‘indefensible’ The United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities must immediately release 28 year old activist Osama al-Najjar said Amnesty International the day following the expiry of his prison sentence.Osama al-Najjar was arrested on 17 March 2014 and sentenced to […]

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Help Us Keep The Easter Culture #givefamiliesabreak

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, Media Releases, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Help Us Keep The Easter Culture #givefamiliesabreak

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Help Us Keep The Easter Culture #givefamiliesabreak We’ve just launched our KEEP THE EASTER CULTURE campaign. There are many towns and many businesses throughout New Zealand who will still be closing for Easter Sunday (16 April) and giving families a break. We want to help them […]

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Southeast Asian entrepreneurs to gain insights into New Zealand food and beverage

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Southeast Asian entrepreneurs to gain insights into New Zealand food and beverage

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Southeast Asian entrepreneurs to gain insights into New Zealand food and beverage Top Southeast Asian food and beverage business leaders and entrepreneurs will speak at this month’s New Zealand Food Summit as part of a programme run by the Asia New Zealand Foundation. […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy: Projecting Beijing’s Soft Power in the Age of Trump

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Guardians of the Galaxy: Projecting Beijing’s Soft Power in the Age of Trump

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Guardians of the Galaxy: Projecting Beijing’s Soft Power in the Age of Trump Asia New Zealand Foundation senior adviser (Research) Dr James To discusses how China is using people-to-people links, culture, technology, and the media to win over hearts and minds. Most of […]

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Myanmar: Act now on Rakhine Commission report

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Myanmar: Act now on Rakhine Commission report

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Myanmar: Act now on Rakhine Commission report Myanmar’s authorities must immediately act on the urgent calls made in an interim report by the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, Amnesty International said today.“The authorities must immediately act on the Rakhine Commission’s recommendations to grant humanitarian access, […]

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Syria: Time for global leaders to ensure justice, truth and reparation for millions of victims of war

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Syria: Time for global leaders to ensure justice, truth and reparation for millions of victims of war

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Syria: Time for global leaders to ensure justice, truth and reparation for millions of victims of war As war crimes and crimes against humanity continue to go unpunished in Syria, an Amnesty International campaign marking the sixth anniversary of the crisis calls on world leaders […]

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Belarus: Biggest crackdown in years as dozens detained at peaceful protests

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Belarus: Biggest crackdown in years as dozens detained at peaceful protests

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Belarus: Biggest crackdown in years as dozens detained at peaceful protests Belarusian authorities arrested dozens of peaceful protesters and journalists across the country over the weekend in a massive escalation of their crackdown on freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, Amnesty International said today.According to […]

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