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Campaign Will Say Nope To Dope

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Campaign Will Say Nope To Dope

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Campaign Will Say Nope To Dope Media Release 20 October 2017Family First NZ says that the Green party have now declared their true intention – to legalise dope – and a strong campaign will be run to encourage families to ‘say nope to dope’ in any […]

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NZ First Promised Anti-Smacking Law Referendum

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ First Promised Anti-Smacking Law Referendum

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: NZ First Promised Anti-Smacking Law Referendum Media Release 20 October 2017Family First NZ says that if a referendum is going to be held on legalising dope as requested by the Green party, then NZ First should also be delivering a referendum on the anti-smacking law, based […]

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Stunning Hypocrisy on Referendums By Greens

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Stunning Hypocrisy on Referendums By Greens

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: Stunning Hypocrisy on Referendums By Greens Media Release 20 October 2017 Family First NZ is slamming the Green party as being hypocritical after their call for a referendum on legalising dope.  “This is the same party that rejected the voice of New Zealanders when they sent […]

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Egypt: End two year arbitrary detention of human rights defender Hisham Gaafar

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Egypt: End two year arbitrary detention of human rights defender Hisham Gaafar

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Egypt: End two year arbitrary detention of human rights defender Hisham Gaafar The Egyptian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release the journalist and human rights defender, Hisham Gaafar, who will complete two years in arbitrary pre-trial detention on 21 October, Amnesty International said. He is […]

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Taxpayers’ Union congratulates new Government

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Taxpayers’ Union congratulates new Government

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Taxpayers’ Union congratulates new Government Taxpayers’ Union congratulates new Government 20 October 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union congratulates Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern, and the Labour, New Zealand First and Green Parties on the formation of a new government. The Union’s Chairman, John Bishop, […]

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The Next 3 Years – Where Do Our New Government Leaders Stand On Family Issues?

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Next 3 Years – Where Do Our New Government Leaders Stand On Family Issues?

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: The Next 3 Years – Where Do Our New Government Leaders Stand On Family Issues? The Government has been decided, with a Labour – NZ First – Greens coalition announced last night. So what does that mean for the direction of some of the key social issues […]

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 Waikato DHB’s oversight of former CEO yet again in question

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on  Waikato DHB’s oversight of former CEO yet again in question

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline:  Waikato DHB’s oversight of former CEO yet again in question Reacting to a story by the NZ Herald last night, that suggests former Waikato DHB CEO, Dr Nigel Murray, may have been claiming expenses for a woman he was not married to, brings further into question the […]

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Russia: Homophobic legislation used to persecute activist who shared LGBTI articles on Facebook

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Russia: Homophobic legislation used to persecute activist who shared LGBTI articles on Facebook

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Russia: Homophobic legislation used to persecute activist who shared LGBTI articles on Facebook The Russian authorities must abolish their absurd “homosexual propaganda law” and end persecution of human rights activists, said Amnesty International after a female activist was heavily fined for posting links to LGBTI-related […]

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Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting from the abuse of refugees

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting from the abuse of refugees

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting from the abuse of refugees The civil engineering company Canstruct International Pty Ltd (‘Canstruct’) has taken on a toxic contract to run facilities on Nauru where the Australian government has trapped refugees in a system that amounts […]

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Turkey: Dismay as “fantastical allegations” accepted by court

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Turkey: Dismay as “fantastical allegations” accepted by court

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Turkey: Dismay as “fantastical allegations” accepted by court Baseless allegations against 11 human rights defenders, including Amnesty International’s Turkey director and chair, should have been rejected in their entirety, said Amnesty International after an Istanbul court accepted the indictment today.“This indictment fails to provide a shred […]

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Dunedin ratepayers deserve explanation of $980,000 pay-out

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, NGOs, Press Release, Taxpayers Union, Unions  /  Comments Off on Dunedin ratepayers deserve explanation of $980,000 pay-out

MIL OSI – Source: Taxpayers Union – Release/Statement Headline: Dunedin ratepayers deserve explanation of $980,000 pay-out Dunedin ratepayers deserve explanation of $980,000 pay-out 17 October 2017FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Why the former Chief Executive of Delta Utility Services, a Dunedin City Council-owned lines company, was handed a ratepayer-funded pay-out of $980,000 needs explaining, say the Taxpayers’ Union. Grady […]

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Iraq: One year on, hundreds of thousands suffering the consequences of battle for Mosul

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Iraq: One year on, hundreds of thousands suffering the consequences of battle for Mosul

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Iraq: One year on, hundreds of thousands suffering the consequences of battle for Mosul Marking the one-year anniversary since Iraqi forces and the US-led coalition launched the offensive to retake the city of Mosul from the armed group calling itself the Islamic State (IS),  Amnesty […]

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Blockade, solitary confinement, Parihaka Peace conference

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Blockade, solitary confinement, Parihaka Peace conference

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Blockade, solitary confinement, Parihaka Peace conference Blockade, solitary confinement, Parihaka Peace conference October 16, 2017 Leave a comment This week a large contingent from Auckland travelled to Wellington to blockade the weapons expo. View this email in your browser Kia ora peaceniks, This week […]

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Chinese business principals: guanxi, mianzi, renqing

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Chinese business principals: guanxi, mianzi, renqing

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Chinese business principals: guanxi, mianzi, renqing The Chinese concepts of guānxi (关系), miànzi (面子) and rénqíng (人情) defy direct translation into English but are important when doing business in China. Victoria University of Wellington’s Dr Gao Hongzhi, who has researched the role of […]

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Amnesty International seeks Director of Global Operations

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Amnesty International seeks Director of Global Operations

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Amnesty International seeks Director of Global Operations Amnesty International is looking for a Director of Global Operations, to be based in London, UK to enable our Regional Offices to be as effective as possible.Amnesty International Secretariat (AIIS), operates from a number of sites around the world, gathers and […]

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Iran: 17-year-old boy at risk of imminent execution

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Iran: 17-year-old boy at risk of imminent execution

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: Iran: 17-year-old boy at risk of imminent execution The Iranian authorities must urgently stop the execution of a 17-year-old boy who was convicted of murder and rape, and commute his death sentence to imprisonment, said Amnesty International.Amirhossein Pourjafar is scheduled to be executed in a […]

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At Least Australians Get A Say on Marriage

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on At Least Australians Get A Say on Marriage

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: At Least Australians Get A Say on Marriage Media Release 16 October 2017 Family First NZ, an advocacy group in New Zealand which led the opposition to redefining marriage, says that the kiwi politicians are wrong when they try to argue that there have been no […]

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AUSA Protects Young Nats, But Not ProLife Group

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Family First, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on AUSA Protects Young Nats, But Not ProLife Group

MIL OSI – Source: Family First – Release/Statement Headline: AUSA Protects Young Nats, But Not ProLife Group Media Release 12 October 2017 Family First NZ says that in the latest bizarre twist in the debacle covering the Auckland University Students Association’s (AUSA) attempt to disaffiliate the student club Prolife Auckland, a similar attempt to disaffiliate […]

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10 people, 100 days in prison, 10 absurd reasons why

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amnesty International NZ, NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on 10 people, 100 days in prison, 10 absurd reasons why

MIL OSI – Source: Amnesty International NZ – Release/Statement Headline: 10 people, 100 days in prison, 10 absurd reasons why Today marks 100 days since Turkish security forces stormed a routine training workshop and bundled away 10 prominent human rights activists. Most of the group – dubbed the Istanbul 10 – have been locked-up in Turkey’s […]

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Cuban Hurricane Relief Art Auction – December 14-16

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Activist Groups, Global Peace and Justice Auckland, NGOs, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Cuban Hurricane Relief Art Auction – December 14-16

MIL OSI – Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Cuban Hurricane Relief Art Auction – December 14-16 Cuban Hurricane Relief Art Auction – December 14-16 October 13, 2017 Leave a comment In mid-December, the George Fraser Gallery at 25a Princes St, Auckland Central, and the Auckland Cuba Friendship Society present Cuban Hurricane Relief […]

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