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Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Israel Invades On Eve Of UN Assembly Urgent Meeting
Alliance Says No Plan To Merge With Maori Party
Fight Against Terror Must Not Impinge Human Rights
Minister / Department Misinforms Nigel Hampton QC Over Zaoui Case
Book Tickets To UQ.Org / Indymedia Fundraising Screening Of Fahrenheit 911

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Has Peters Defamed Ahmed Zaoui?
Lahar Prevention Would Have Been Smarter: Nats
Brash Policies Devastated The Coast: Anderton
UNICEF Report “Indictment” For NZ Child Welfare
Port-a-Loos For Art Sake
ACT Urges Tories To Clarify Ed Zoning Policy
Taxpayers Ought Not Pay For Animal Exploitation
Govt Funds Engineering Skills Push
NZ First Congratulates DOC On Dogs Policy

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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Israel Invades On Eve Of UN Assembly Urgent Meeting - HEBRON, Palestine - Israeli occupying forces (IOF) invaded yesterday night the West Bank City of Hebron, storming its various neighbourhoods with tanks and armoured vehicles, while hundreds of Israeli soldiers were reportedly deployed in its streets. See... Israeli Troops Invade Hebron, Attack Other Towns [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0407/S00147.htm

Alliance Says No Plan To Merge With Maori Party - John Pagani’s announcement on National Radio today that the Alliance is merging with the Maori Party is nothing more than a politically motivated beat-up, says Alliance President Jill Ovens. See... Alliance Says It Is Not Merging With Maori Party [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0407/S00140.htm


Fight Against Terror Must Not Impinge Human Rights - The struggle against terrorism must be reconciled with the imperatives of personal safety and dignity, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has asserted. See... Fight Against Terrorism Must Not Exclude Rights [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0407/S00138.htm


Minister / Department Misinforms Nigel Hampton QC Over Zaoui Case - A 8 September 2003 letter written by the Minister of Corrections, Paul Swain, incorrectly informed Nigel Hampton QC of the Howard League, that an internal investigation report concerning allegations of mistreatment of detained refugee, Ahmed Zaoui, had been forwarded to Zaoui’s solicitor. Paul Swain Misleads QC Over Zaoui Assault Reports [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00073.htm


Book Tickets To UQ.Org / Indymedia Fundraising Screening Of Fahrenheit 911 - Do you want to see Michael Moore's Cannes Palm D'Or Fahrenheit 911 a week before it opens? Did you miss out on the booked out Film Festival screenings? Do you support the work of Independent Media? Do you have any Unanswered Questions about what happened on September 11th 2001. See... SCOOP FAHRENHEIT 911 PREVIEW SCREENING 23rd JULY [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00095.htm

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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Has Peters Defamed Ahmed Zaoui? - “Convicted Terrorist Ahmed Zaoui’s fight to stay in the country has now cost taxpayers more than $900,000,” said New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. See... Zaoui – New Zealand’s Million Dollar Terrorist [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00232.htm


Lahar Prevention Would Have Been Smarter: Nats - A $64,000 cheque to Ruapehu District Council is guilt money from a Government that has put political correctness ahead of public safety, says National's Local Government spokesman, Dr Nick Smith. See... Money should have been spent on lahar prevention [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00243.htm


Brash Policies Devastated The Coast: Anderton - While visiting the West Coast this week Jim Anderton has suggested Coasters remind Mr Brash of a few key points on his visit. The Economic Development Minister and Progressive Leader has been busy getting things done for Coasters, working with them ... See... Brash style policies left the Coast devastated [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00237.htm


UNICEF Report “Indictment” For NZ Child Welfare - Making New Zealand Fit for Children, a Unicef report released today is the latest indictment of the Government's approach to child welfare in this country, United Future leader Peter Dunne said today. See... Enough reports; time for action on child abuse [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00230.htm


Port-a-Loos For Art Sake - With furore over the cost of sending an artist to Italy to showcase their braying exploding port-a-loo, it is time that Prime Minister - and Arts Culture and Heritage Minister - Helen Clark front up and explain just what on Earth is going on in her ... See... Just What Exactly Is Going On, Prime Minister? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00229.htm


ACT Urges Tories To Clarify Ed Zoning Policy - ACT New Zealand Education Spokesman Deborah Coddington today expressed her disappointment at the National Party's attempt to water down its policy on school zoning. See... National Must Clarify Zoning Position [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00228.htm


Taxpayers Ought Not Pay For Animal Exploitation - Green MP Sue Kedgley today called for taxpayer funding for animal experimentation to be cut off from public institutions that refuse to publicly account for their experiments on live animals, on the eve of the expected release of animal use statistics ... See... No more animal secrets - or no more public funding [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00226.htm


Govt Funds Engineering Skills Push - Funding to develop engineering qualifications that foster entrepreneurial skills was announced today by Finance Minister Michael Cullen and Acting Associate Education (Tertiary Education) Minister Margaret Wilson. See... New funding to develop engineering qualifications [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00238.htm


NZ First Congratulates DOC On Dogs Policy - New Zealand First conservation spokesperson Edwin Perry has welcomed the news that the Department of Conservation in Taranaki is to take action against three dog owners who took their pets into the Egmont National Park. See... DOC Prosecutions Welcomed [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00241.htm


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