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UKRAINE: All Is Far From Quiet On The Eastern Front

Friday, 6 October 2023, 10:38 am | Glen Johnson

At the end of August, Ukraine’s foreign minister, Dmytro Kuleba, told those criticizing the speed of his country’s ‘much anticipated counter-offensive’ to “shut up”. More >>

Stories from the Iraqi diaspora in Lebanon, Syria

Wednesday, 23 December 2009, 2:19 pm | Glen Johnson

H aidaa (not pictured) sits on a small plastic chair in a cramped Southern Beirut community centre for Iraqi refugees. He is 31 years old, his hair is cut short and there is a small gap between his two front teeth, one of which is bent back slightly. More >>

Glen Johnson: Eviction

Wednesday, 9 September 2009, 12:55 pm | Glen Johnson

Mohammad Hannoun is twelve years old. He loves swimming and playing chess. He goes to school in Shuafat, East Jerusalem, where he studies English and Arabic. A rotund boy, he often smiles and makes jokes. At 5.30 a.m. on August 2, 2009, Israeli forces ... More >>

Glen Johnson: Brewing Beer in the West Bank

Tuesday, 8 September 2009, 2:28 pm | Glen Johnson

They live under military occupation, stateless, in one of the most unstable areas of the world, but that hasn’t stopped a Palestinian family from building a successful beer brewing company – and with production at record levels, 2009 is set to be ... More >>

Locke on The Geopolitics of Oil in the Middle East

Friday, 18 April 2008, 9:43 am | Glen Johnson

Green Party MP Keith Locke criticised US involvement in the Middle East, at a speech delivered at the Wellington Public Library last night. More >>

Venezuelan rep. criticizes US interventionalism

Wednesday, 19 March 2008, 7:38 pm | Glen Johnson

A Venezuelan Diplomat criticized United States involvement in South America, at a speech delivered in Christchurch on Sunday. More >>

John Minto: Workers Charter fundraising to survive

Tuesday, 18 March 2008, 8:43 pm | Glen Johnson

Left-wing publication The Workers Charter is fundraising to survive. Editor John Minto said the paper was well on its way to raising the $15,000 required. It had received $9500 since appealing for help in early February. More >>

Venezuelan Charge d’Affairs to speak in Chch

Saturday, 8 March 2008, 12:40 am | Glen Johnson

Venezuela’s Charge d’Affairs Nelson Davila, a close ally of President Hugo Chávez, will give two public speeches in Christchurch on March 16 and 17. He will be discussing the formation of the five-million strong ‘Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela’ ... More >>

Scoop Review: Red Road

Saturday, 8 March 2008, 12:37 am | Glen Johnson

Red Road is the first instalment of a trilogy, conceived by Anders Thomas Jensen and Lone Scherfig, dubbed the ‘Advance Party’. Inspired by Danish director Lars Von Trier’s Dogme movement of the mid-nineties, directors of Advance Party films ... More >>




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