Yesterday’s Independent Police Conduct Authority report was surprising in the extent of its condemnation of the police’s actions in relation to Operation 8 – the so-called ‘anti-terror’ raids of 15 October 2007.
Public meeting on the surveillance by the GCSB
Lawyers for the three activists who deflated the Waihopai spybase radome in April 2008 were in the Court of Appeal today seeking a jury trial for the three men in relation to a civil claim by the Crown for more than $1 million.
A constitutional challenge against the detaining of asylum seekers on Nauru could result in the closing of the Nauru detention centre, and thus would also have ramifications for the detention centre on Manus.
During the last election the centre-right National Party lead by multi-millionaire John Key, said it would partly privatise certain state assets if re-elected.
Taejin Fisheries wins, with Rio Tinto and King Salmon equal runners up. The New Zealand Government and United Fisheries share the accomplice award.
Serious miscarriage of justice allowed in Urewera case as Supreme Court says NO to further appeal.
Private and state surveillance of political activists, Maori and migrant communities is the order of the day. Such people are a threat to the money-making ability of big business, and a threat to the power of the state.
In a paper published earlier this year in the journal Environment International, the researchers found that government safety regulators are failing to consider important risks of new kinds of GM plants and some emerging co-technologies.
Under the pretence of ‘feeding the world’, Monsanto – the leading commercial force behind the creation, promotion, and widespread use of pesticides and genetically modified seeds in farming – is making millions.
See my reports on how and why the fbi/cia, et. al. use tracking devices implanted in innocent persons for political purposes.
In early March 2013, 100 distinguished New Zealanders launched an appeal for the New Zealand Parliament to undertake a national risk assessment.
The belief that one people, ethnicity or religion has superior rights over others, when put into practice, necessarily leads to acts of inhumanity and war crimes.
MPs briefed on UN reform & NZ's security council bid
Eco-warriors prepare for protests against Bilderberg at Grove Hotel Watford England from 5 to 9 June where presidents and prime ministers will secretly meet bankers and corporate leaders who illegally employ them a week before G8 summit in Ireland.
‘Sewing Freedom: Philip Josephs, Transnationalism & Early New Zealand Anarchism’ can now be purchased online at www.sewingfreedom.org.
It’s simple maths: we can emit 565 more gigatons of carbon dioxide and stay below 2°C of warming.
John Wathen a respected American photo journalist will be presenting his eyewitness account of the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill
Afghanistan's parliament failed to pass a law on Saturday banning violence against women, a severe blow to progress made in women's rights in the conservative Muslim country since the Islamist Taliban was toppled over a decade ago.
Wellington Film evening and discussion
Students for Justice in Palestine and Wellington Palestine group invite you to a screening of the award-winning Palestinian documentary 5 Broken cameras.
Today marks the 65th anniversary of al-Nakba—the ethnic cleansing of Palestine.
THE AIDS-LIKE DISEASE SELDOM MENTIONED
See Cicero's universal truth on traitors.
In conjunction with the Turnbull Gallery exhibition Revolting! The sound of protest in Aotearoa, the Alexander Turnbull Library is hosting a series of panels talks discussing New Zealand's protest music.
The Friends of the Turnbull Library are hosting at National Library a talk by historian Jim McAloon about the 1913 Great Strike, a strike often described as the most disruptive in NZ history .