Amnesty International: Government must allow further scrutiny of Countering Terrorist Fighters Bill

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 27 November 2014 Government must allow further scrutiny of Countering Terrorist Fighters Bill As the New Zealand government seeks to rush new through new anti-terror legislation, Amnesty International is raising grave concerns over the speed at which the Bill is being rushed through Parliament and is calling for an extension to

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It’s Tonight: Nicky Hager speaks at HRF AGM 21 October

Investigative Journalist, Nicky Hager, will speak at the Human Rights Foundation’s AGM tonight Date: Tuesday 21 October 2014 at 6.00pm Venue: Pioneer Women’s Hall 2 Freyberg Place Auckland Central (Drinks and nibbles from 5.30pm) All welcome. If you wish, you can join the Human Rights Foundation online at www.humanrightsfoundation.wordpress.com or join or renew membership at the meeting.

HRF AGM

HRF AGM will be held on Tuesday 21 October 2014 at 6.00pm Venue: Pioneer Women’s Hall 2 Freyberg Place Auckland Central (Drinks and nibbles from 5.30pm) Guest Speaker: Nicky Hager Investigative Journalist, Author of Dirty Politics

Election Human Rights Issues: Redress to Tuhoe Community

(1) Ensure that the NZ Police accept and implement all the recommendations of the Independent Police Conduct Authority report on “Operation Eight”. (2) Compensate adequately all those subjected to unlawful, unjustified or unreasonable conduct on the part of the Police during “Operation Eight”. Green Party Support fully. We believe that there are important lessons to

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Election Human Rights Priorities: Recognise the Right to a Safe Environment

(1) Adopt a rights-based approach to climate change policy at home and abroad, including by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to safe levels that are consistent with the full enjoyment of human rights and setting a binding emissions reduction target (2) Re-enter the Second Commitment Period of the Kyoto Protocol and return New Zealand’s emissions trading

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