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Spies Given More Powers In Spite Of Their Failures

The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) and the Security Intelligence Service (SIS) are being handed more powers by the Government, in spite of yet another example of their wrongdoings being exposed this week.

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Nauru reports are only the tip of the iceberg

The silence, imposed by the Australian government around its refugee detention centre on Nauru has finally been broken.

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Another death on Manus

Another person detained by the Australian government in an off-shore has died. Earlier this week a Pakistani man drowned on Manus.

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Review of NZ Search and Surveillance Act underway

The Search and Surveillance Act 2012 is to be reviewed - one term of reference is to look at whether the Act (or any related legislation) should be amended to enable broader use of the capabilities of the GCSB & /or NZSIS to support investigations

War & Militarism
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Urgent Action Alert – New Maritime Bill

The New Maritime Bill will criminalise activist groups, including peace, sovereignty & environmental groups. If we plan to board or damage a ship because it is carrying out widespread illegal fishing or helping to fight illegal wars, that's terrorism

War & Militarism
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Petition against arms fair launched on Hiroshima & Nagasaki Commemoration Day

On a day when the innocent people killed in Hiroshima and Nagasaki were remembered, the petition launch was a reminder that innocent people continue to be killed in unnecessary wars today.

War & Militarism
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Killer Drones in Wellington City?

Drones are appearing on the streets in Wellington

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Benny Wenda - Wellington Hui

Benny Wenda, spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, is now unable to attend but the talk about the crisis in West Papua will go ahead. Join Moana Jackson, Teresia Teiawa & Pala Molisa in an evening of music, poetry and speech

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