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Why Gayaal is standing for Wellington Central

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 1:41 pm | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

Gayaal Iddamalgoda is Legal Organiser for FIRST Union, and Wellington Central candidate for the Migrant and Refugee Rights Campaign (Aotearoa/NZ). We interview him on why he’s standing for Wellington Central. More >>

How avoiding the ‘r-word’ undermines our liberation movement

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 2:36 pm | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

At an otherwise ordinary meeting, volunteering on committee addressing biculturalism, I had an awkward moment. Not one of those social media awkward moments that mildly embarrass, yet ultimately endear us to our online friends. No, this awkward moment ... More >>

‘Unskilled migrant’ changes bound to keep work insecure

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 10:32 am | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

The Migrant and Refugee Rights Campaign has come out against proposed changes to the rights of ‘lower-skilled’ migrants. The group says that setting a maximum duration of three years for ‘lower skilled’ work, and further shaping seasonal ... More >>

We need a Left that will challenge xenophobia

Monday, 10 April 2017, 9:27 am | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

Phil Twyford’s call to cut immigration is unacceptable, says Migrant and Refugee Rights spokesperson/Wellington Central candidate Gayaal Iddamalgoda. More >>

May Day march for migrant and refugee rights announced

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 12:24 pm | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

The newly formed Migrant and Refugee Rights Campaign (MARRC) has called a march on May Day in Wellington Central. The march will call for improved rights for migrant and refugee workers. More >>

Zero tolerance for white supremacy

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 9:40 am | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

A Wellington Central electoral candidate says that a recently announced white supremacist group in Wellington cannot be tolerated. The so-called ‘Western Guard’ announced yesterday that they have a Wellington chapter. More >>

Immigration policy based on ‘alternative facts’

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 1:35 pm | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

Information released this morning shows that recent immigration policy is based on ‘alternative facts’, says Gayaaal Iddamalgoda, Wellington Central candidate for the Migrant and Refugee Rights Campaign. More >>

Winston Peters still banging old xenophobic drum

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 4:48 pm | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

Winston Peters’ comment this morning that the National Party are “addicted to immigration ” is just yet more banging of his old xenophobic drum, says Gayaal Iddamalgoda, Wellington Central candidate for the newly formed Migrant and Refugee ... More >>

New group to run candidate in Wellington Central

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 4:11 pm | Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

Newly formed political group Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign (MARRC) has announced today they will run a candidate in Wellington Central. Gayaal Iddamalgoda, a legal organiser for FIRST Union, will stand for migrant and refugee rights. More >>

 

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