Release of Lists of Dead and Injured Delayed
3.30pm 24 February 2011
- Release of Lists of Dead and injured
release of the names of missing people for whom Police have
serious concerns following the Christchurch earthquake has
Canterbury District Commander Superintendent
Dave Cliff will provide an update on progress with the lists
at a media briefing at 6pm this evening at the Christchurch
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On Gaza And Burning The Israeli Flag
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily independent voice to offer on international conflicts.
This image is not entirely self-delusional. When we did occupy a temporary UN Security Council seat in the 1990s, New Zealand was forthright about the need for the international community to actively respond to the Rwanda genocide. On April 14, 1994, New Zealand, Nigeria and the Czech Republic were the only nations to call for a forceful UN intervention to halt the killings. It was a proud moment in the diplomatic record of the Bolger government.
What then, is the current National government doing with respect to the slaughter in Gaza? More>>