Attorney-General says human rights consideration fundamental

09 October 2015 – By Sasha Borissenko Parliament should always consider human rights and the enhancement of human rights in its decision making process, rather than a post de facto consideration, as it currently stands, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson says. Mr Finlayson spoke on Section 7 of the Bill of Rights: 7 Years Reflection, when opening The Business

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Human Rights Lawyers Association urges Prime Minister to lift refugee quota

Our friends in the Human Rights Lawyers Association have today written to the Prime Minister, calling for an increase in New Zealand’s refugee quota. The Aotearoa New Zealand Human Rights Lawyers Association (HRLA) has written to the Prime Minister in respect of the refugee crisis that is rapidly unfolding in Europe, and about what we

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