Ahmed Zaoui Public Meeting In Wellington
Tuesday 2 December, 2003
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public meeting in Wellington to demand respect for Ahmed Zaoui's human rights
"We are a better country than this" - Tom Scott
High profile New Zealanders such as cartoonist Tom Scott and former Race Relations Conciliator Gregory Fortuin will join Ahmed Zaoui's lawyers in addressing a public meeting to be held in Wellington next week. Mr Scott and Mr Fortuin will be speaking about why they believe Mr Zaoui must receive a fair trial in New Zealand.
The public meeting has been organised by Amnesty International, CARITAS Aotearoa New Zealand, and the Anglican Social Justice Commission.
The Loaves and the Fishes, next to the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul, cnr Molesworth and Hill Streets, Wellington
Tuesday 9 December
Tom Scott, cartoonist Gregory Fortuin, former Race Relations Conciliator Fr Gerard Burns, Newtown Parish John Shaw, Amnesty International Deborah Manning, Ahmed Zaoui's lawyer Richard McLeod, Ahmed Zaoui's lawyer More speakers to be confirmed?
Interviews with speakers and organisers prior to the public meeting can be arranged by contacting Amnesty International.