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Institute stunned by NZ support of bias against Israel

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 9:50 am | Israel Institute

Israel Institute of New Zealand co-director, Dr David Cumin, says he is stunned by New Zealand’s ongoing support of resolutions and actions which condemn Israel while turning a blind eye to real abuses in other nation states. More >>

Israel Institute demands answers from PM on UN resolution

Monday, 3 June 2019, 5:39 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute of New Zealand co-director, Ashley Church, has slammed the Government for its recent support of a UN World Health Organisation (WHO) resolution which singled out Israel for the “health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territories, ... More >>

Israel Institute says NZ taxpayers are funding extremism

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 9:20 am | Israel Institute

Israel Institute of New Zealand co-director, Dr David Cumin, is calling for a moratorium on any further Kiwi taxpayer funding of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) until serious issues of corruption, antisemitism and extremism within that ... More >>

Israel Institute calls on Govt to condemn Hamas attacks

Sunday, 31 March 2019, 5:39 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute of NZ calls on Govt to condemn Hamas attacks on Israel Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is calling on the New Zealand Government to follow the example of other liberal democracies and condemn recent Hamas rocket ... More >>

Israel Institute condemns Amnesty's anti-Israel bias

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 3:03 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is condemning the latest act of anti-Israeli discrimination by Amnesty International calling it an ‘act of blatant bias by a once proud organisation’. Dr Cumin was responding to a recent ... More >>

Israel Institute slams Malaysian ban on Israeli Paralympions

Friday, 18 January 2019, 3:19 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is calling on the International Paralympic Committee to move an upcoming Paralympic event out of Malaysia following a decision, by the Malaysian Government, not to allow Israeli athletes to enter the ... More >>

Israel Institute demands answers to NZ abstention

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 6:28 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is demanding to know who was responsible for a ‘bizarre’ decision by New Zealand to abstain on an important procedural vote at the UN which helped pave the way for ‘a small degree of balance ... More >>

Israel Institute condemns hate speech at Music Awards

Friday, 16 November 2018, 2:30 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, has condemned a speech given at the recent Vodafone Music Awards by the lead of New Zealand hip-hop music group Upper Hutt Posse calling it ‘blatant incitement to violence’. More >>

Israel Institute rejects fine on kiwi BDS activists

Friday, 12 October 2018, 8:29 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute rejects fine on kiwi BDS activists Support for the rights of Boycott, Divest and Sanctions’ (BDS) advocates’ to have their say has come from a surprising source with Israel Institute of New Zealand co-director, Dr David Cumin, defending ... More >>

Israel Institute calls on Govt to distance itself

Monday, 13 August 2018, 8:58 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute calls on Govt to distance itself from terrorism Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is calling on the Government to distance itself from a decision by Labour MP, Dr Duncan Webb, to host a meeting featuring ... More >>

Israel Institute demands a New Zealand response

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 2:59 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute demands a New Zealand response to continuing Hamas attacks on Israel Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is calling on the Government to strongly condemn the latest round of attacks on Israel by Palestinian terror groups. ... More >>

Israel Institute demands a NZ response to Hamas attacks

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 4:59 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute demands a New Zealand response to Hamas attacks on Israel Israel Institute of New Zealand director David Cumin says that New Zealands continued failure to condemn Hamas for attacks on Israel has become untenable and morally bankrupt: ... More >>

Israel Institute seeks balance in conflict reporting

Saturday, 19 May 2018, 12:04 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute seeks balance in conflict reporting Over the past few days there has been significant coverage of the current conflict developing between Israel and Palestine. Sadly, much of this coverage has been one-sided and factually incorrect ... More >>

Israel Institute urge NZ on Iran Nuclear Programme

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 11:44 am | Israel Institute

Israel Institute urges Govt to help prevent Iran obtaining nuclear weapons Israel Institute of New Zealand director, Dr David Cumin, is urging the New Zealand government to support actions that will prevent the Islamic Republic of Iran from acquiring ... More >>

Kiwis mark strong ties with Israel

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 10:06 am | Israel Institute

Kiwis mark strong ties with Israel on 70th anniversary of founding of Jewish State Israel Institute of New Zealand director Ashley Church says 16 months of ‘severely misguided’ foreign policy decisions, regarding Israel, have strained the relationship ... More >>

Israel Institute urges vote against anti-Israel resolution

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 4:17 pm | Israel Institute

Israel Institute of New Zealand Director David Cumin is urging the Government to vote against a UN resolution criticising the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital - cautioning that the resolution is misguided and a politicisation ... More >>

Call for NZ Government to recognise Jerusalem as Capital

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 10:23 am | Israel Institute

Israel Institute of New Zealand Director Dr David Cumin has welcomed today’s announcement of the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel and is calling on New Zealand’s Government to follow suit. More >>

Experts condemn NZ sponsored anti-Israel resolution

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 8:43 am | Israel Institute

A recent UN resolution which condemned Israel and which was sponsored by New Zealand, along with Senegal, Malaysia and Venezuela, has been denounced by two dozen legal experts at a meeting at The Hague. More >>

Complaints laid against Auckland Muslim leaders

Monday, 30 October 2017, 9:26 am | Israel Institute

The Israel Institute of New Zealand has written to the Human Rights Commission and to the New Zealand Foreign Minister over statements made at a Pakuranga Mosque. More >>

Kiwi views on Israel may affect election outcome

Monday, 4 September 2017, 9:32 am | Israel Institute

The Israel Institute of New Zealand has today released a voters’ guide for the election, based on recent analysis of MPs’ positions on the country’s relations with Israel. More >>

 

 

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