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Want to Do More Than March for the Climate? Here's How.

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 14:01:14 +1200 | National Campaign for Nonviolent Rresistance

Want to Do More Than March for the Climate? Here's How. By National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance 3 September 2014 More >>

Is Putin Cracking? The Russian President Acting More Erratic

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 13:56:58 +1200 | Michael Hammerschlag

IS PUTIN CRACKING? - The Russian President Acting More Erratic By Michael Hammerschlag 3 September 2014 More >>

Secretary-General's lecture at the University of Auckland

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 13:46:42 +1200 | United Nations

I again thank this University of Auckland for bestowing on me an honourary degree in recognition of the enduring value of the United Nations. More >>

Independent Inquiry Welcomes Fonterra Progress

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 13:42:37 +1200 | Fonterra Board Independent Inquiry Committee

The Independent Inquiry Committee which reviewed the circumstances giving rise to the precautionary recall of whey protein concentrate (WPC80) last year has welcomed Fonterra’s progress on implementing recommended improvements. More >>

What is McCully hiding?

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 13:22:59 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

The fact that the Ombudsman has launched an investigation into why Murray McCully has refused to release documents relating to the Malaysian diplomat Muhammad Rizalman shows the double standards that exist around the releasing of documents publicly, ...More >>

Recent attacks in Nigeria send thousands fleeing to Cameroon

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 11:46:43 +1200 | UN News

2 September 2014 – Recent attacks by insurgent groups in north-east Nigeria have prompted thousands of people to seek refuge in Cameroon over the past 10 days, with some sleeping in schools and churches, and children suffering from poor health, the ...More >>

Conflict in Ukraine drives more people from their homes

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 11:36:02 +1200 | UN News

2 September 2014 – The number of displaced people in eastern Ukraine has risen dramatically in recent weeks due to the ongoing fighting in the country, the United Nations refugee agency ( UNHCR ) said today, warning of corresponding increases in ...More >>

True Wisdom From West Bank Palestinians

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 10:08:28 +1200 | Tikkun

Entrapped in a Cycle of Hatred and the Way Out By Sami Awad 3 September 2014 More >>

UN Human Rights Council Special Session

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:48:43 +1200 | Rene Wadlow

World Law advanced by the UN Special Session of the Human Rights Council on Human Rights Violations in Iraq By Rene Wadlow 3 September 2014 More >>

Is Lebanon the next target for IS (Daash)?

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:42:15 +1200 | Franklin Lamb

No American Arms for Lebanon until Civil Rights for Palestinians By Franklin Lamb 3 September 2014 More >>

UK Politician attacked, by a pro-Palestinian fanatic?

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:33:50 +1200 | Redress Information

What if a UK politician had been attacked by a pro-Palestinian fanatic? By Editor: Redress Information September 2, 2014 More >>

Peters: Political Side Show Sidelining Economic Debate

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:23:34 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader 2 September 2014 Blenheim Public Meeting Tuesday 2 September, 7.30pm Clubs of Marlborough, 42 Alfred St, Blenheim More >>

Championing the development aspirations of island states

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:03:11 +1200 | FAO

As we approach 2015, it is time for a final push to reach the Millennium Development Goals and to set the development agenda that will come next. The post-2015 agenda will have to be truly inclusive and ambitious to guide the sustainable development ...More >>

Security Council condemns actions of Houthi militants

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:41:04 +1200 | UN News

29 August 2014 – The Security Council today voiced grave concern about the recent deterioration of the security situation in Yemen, condemning the actions of the Houthis, including their escalating campaign to bring down the Government and undermine the ...More >>

A New Calendar of Holidays

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:29:49 +1200 | David Swanson

A new calendar of peace holidays has just been published. And none too soon, if you’ve noticed the epidemic of military holidays around us. More >>

Imake a Difference Funds Students Youth Rhino Summit

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:25:20 +1200 | Imake

The first ever International Youth Rhino Summit will begin this year on World Rhino Day (21-23 September, 2014) and charitable trust - Imake a Difference (est 2013), will fund the experience for three Kiwi students as well as financially supporting ...More >>

HRLA Condemns Murder of Filipino Human Rights lawyer

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:06:15 +1200 | Aotearoa Human Rights Lawyers Association

Attorney Rodolfo R. Felicio, a member of the National Union of Peoples Lawyers , was gunned down while working on a land dispute in Rizal, east of Manila. Two caretakers of the disputed land were also injured in the attack.More >>

NZ deeply concerned at West Bank land appropriation

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:11:28 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully says New Zealand is deeply concerned at the announcement by Israel’s Civil Administration Authority that they will appropriate 400 hectares of privately owned Palestinian land near Bethlehem for Israeli settlements.More >>

UK Independence Party hugs Friend of Israel

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:07:14 +1200 | Stuart Littlewood

The UK Independence Party (UKIP), which hopes for a big breakthrough in next year’s general election, has been wining and dining potential Conservative defectors one of which has actually come across.More >>

Another Casualty of the Third Gaza War: US-Israel Relations

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:46:57 +1200 | INSS Insight

Another Casualty of the Third Gaza War: US-Israel Relations By Oded Eran September 1, 2014 More >>

 

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