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US Rights Activist Calls For Abolition of Prisons

Friday, 29 June 2007, 4:13 pm | Joseph Barratt

Joseph Barratt reports: Racism is an even more powerful force today than it was in the days of the civil rights movement says Angela Davis an iconic American civil rights activist and professor. More >>

High Court Bypassed Under New Anti-Terror Bill

Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 2:38 pm | Joseph Barratt

Security & Foreign Affairs: New Zealand High Court considerations on who or what will be designated a terrorist or a terrorist group will be by-passed under a new law proposed by the Labour-led Government - Joseph Barratt reports. More >>

McCarten Rules Out Run For Mayoralty Backs Hubbard

Thursday, 21 June 2007, 3:51 pm | Joseph Barratt

Scoop Report: Amidst growing expectations on the left of New Zealand politics, former Alliance president, Unite Union head, and political strategist Matt McCarten has ruled out campaigning for the Auckland mayoralty. More >>

Protester Fears Death On Return To Philippines

Friday, 1 June 2007, 9:45 am | Joseph Barratt

Scoop News: Dennis Maga a Philippines human rights activist claims the Philippines government will arrest him for protesting against his country's president while she attended the InterFaith Dialogue Forum in Waitangi. Dennis Maga travelled to New ... More >>

Feature: Tolerance & Acceptance Needs To Be Taught

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 3:53 pm | Joseph Barratt

In the wake of huge media attention focusing on human rights and religious protests, InterFaith Dialogue delegates have announced their acceptance of a plan of action to reduce faith based conflicts in the Pacific-Asia region. 165 delegates from 15 ... More >>

Religious Education Top Of Agenda At InterFaith

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 9:33 am | Joseph Barratt

Joseph Barratt reports: Proposals for interfaith education have gained momentum at interfaith dialogues at Waitangi. At the current InterFaith Dialogue talks in Waitangi one of the key topics being discussed is religious education - to increase understandings ... More >>

Media Cooks Up An Angle At InterFaith Dialogue For

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 9:26 am | Joseph Barratt

Joseph Barratt reports: Television news over-played its hand this week while claiming the Destiny Church protest had “hijacked” interfaith dialogues in Waitangi. Thousands of Destiny Church followers had marched to Waitangi treaty grounds to protest a National ... More >>

Philippine Abuses Noted As President Visits NZ

Monday, 28 May 2007, 3:34 pm | Joseph Barratt

Political repression and assassination are the norm in the Philippines, says a touring trade unionist. Most weeks another political activist is killed by the military, says Dennis Maga. Since 2001 “838 people have been killed in extra judicial killings”. ... More >>