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*** AUCKLAND - TONIGHT

~ Public meeting on Maluka: Maluku, Indonesian Spice Islands - one of the most beautiful and peaceful place on Earth. Since 1998 it has been changed into one of the bloodiest spot. Burning, killing and torturing between neighbours, brothers and sisters happen every single day until today. What has happened behind this entire sad story? Who is responsible? Is it a conflict between religions: Islam and Christian? What can we do to stop this massacre?

Auckland University Islamic Society (AUIS) with the support of Indonesia Human Rights Committee (IHRC) and Auckland University Indonesian Students Association (AISA) invite you all to: Public Meeting and Ifthar together, with a presentation on Maluku latest situation by Heru Susetyo, Indonesian Muslim People Representative.

from 7pm to 8pm, in the Philosophy Building, 11 Symond St, all welcome, dinner provided. Further Information: Sony Wreksono, ph. 09-4804588, Ghassan El-Shair 09-4184141.

~ SUN, 3 December - join the gathering of DPA and the City Council to celebrate International day of disabled persons ... from 2pm till 3.30pm at the Town Hall, lower level off Aotea Square. For further information please contact: Councillor Maire Leadbeater, Chairperson, Partnerships Committee. tel (09) 376 9098 or 025 436 957 or Philip Patston, tel (09) 376 4837 or 025 749 449

*** WELLINGTON

~ TUES, 5 December - 'Human Rights in post-Apartheid South Africa, Dr Nyameko Barney Pityana from the South Africa Human Rights Commission, from 5-30pm to 6-30pm, BP Theatrette, 20 Customhouse Quay (cnr Johnston St), for more info contact Major Peter Thorp, tel 389 7103,

Peace Movement Aotearoa the national networking peace group PO Box 9314, Wellington, Aotearoa / New Zealand. tel +64 4 382 8129, fax 382 8173, website Internet Peace Gateway


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