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Zionists claim NZ sided with terrorists

Friday, 22 June 2018, 10:43 am | Leslie Bravery

Press Release: Leslie Bravery – Palestine Human Rights Campaign Aotearoa New Zealand www.palestine.org.nz More >>

In support of Golriz Ghahraman

Monday, 23 April 2018, 6:48 pm | Leslie Bravery

On Wednesday, 11 April, the Zionist Federation of New Zealand (ZFNZ) published a vicious attack on Green MP Go lriz Ghahraman for accusing Israel of genocide against the Palestinian people. Unable to deny the decades of ideologically-driven oppression ... More >>

Open letter to the British Government

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 7:02 pm | Leslie Bravery

Open letter to the British Government With regard to the UK Government's response to the petition UK must apologise for the Balfour Declaration & lead peace efforts in Palestine from Leslie Bravery, a signatory to the petition. The Government response ... More >>

Rt Hon Winston Peters and Security Council Resolution 2334

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 4:38 pm | Leslie Bravery

In a Press Release on 12 April, the New Zealand First Leader, the Rt Hon Winston Peters, described as a "false claim" the Foreign Affairs Ministry's confirmation thatsupport for Security Council Resolution 2334 was consistent with established ... More >>

NZ Govt Press Release says Golan Heights are in Israel

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 2:08 pm | Leslie Bravery

The Government Press Release on 3 May 2016 states: “Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee will today arrive in Stuttgart, Germany, following his first visit to NZ Defence Force (NZDF) troops at South Camp in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, and the Golan Heights ... More >>

Israel's unholy grip on Jerusalem

Monday, 28 September 2015, 1:47 pm | Leslie Bravery

“ . . . the Security Council resolution route has always been the best way to proceed, because it does give you the best chance of getting your hands on those who you want to hold to account.” – Murray McCully, 1 August 2015 More >>

An Open Appeal to John Key and Murray McCully

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 7:50 am | Leslie Bravery

An Open Appeal to John Key and Murray McCully – speak up for the Hares 5 More >>

Living with Israeli settler terrorism

Saturday, 8 August 2015, 11:03 am | Leslie Bravery

A report submitted to the Arab League on 5 August 2015, that covers the period from 1 January to 31 July 2015 (inclusive), includes the recent burning to death of an 18-month-old Palestinian toddler. This arson attack on a Palestinian home is one ... More >>

A Blight Unto Nations

Sunday, 19 July 2015, 11:14 am | Leslie Bravery

It is one year now since Israel's brutal Operation Protective Edge blitz all butobliterated much of the defenceless Gaza Strip. The 50-day assault was yet another tragic human rights outrage among countless other violations of international law perpetrated ... More >>

PHRC Press Release: nuclear deal with Iran

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 3:11 pm | Leslie Bravery

In a New Zealand Government press release on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Murray McCully welcomed news of the agreement reached on a nuclear deal with Iran. McCully commented, “This agreement is a positive development for regional stability in the Middle ... More >>

Will NZ Government heed the UN Human Rights Council majority

Monday, 6 July 2015, 10:29 am | Leslie Bravery

At the twenty-ninth session of the UN Human Rights Council on 3 July a majority voted for the following resolution on: “Ensuring accountability and justice for all violations of international law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem”. ... More >>

Yet again! Israel's hijacking impunity

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 2:55 pm | Leslie Bravery

A senior columnist and political analyst for Israeli newspapers, Ben Caspit, who also has regular TV shows on politics and Israel, noted in an article for More >>

Sheer malevolence: Israel's sonic booms over Gaza

Friday, 1 May 2015, 9:43 am | Leslie Bravery

Ask Israel why the hell it uses sonic booms to terrorise an already traumatised population and demand that it cease such hateful and gratuitous mental torture. Leslie Bravery More >>

World Vision gets it right

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 3:41 pm | Leslie Bravery

In an article on its website home page, World Vision New Zealand implied that Israel was observing the latest Gaza ceasefire agreement. On 26 March 2015 the Palestine Human Rights Campaign Aotearoa/New Zealand ( PHRC ) wrote the following email to ... More >>

Zionism Rules In Israel/Palestine – No Matter Who Wins

Saturday, 21 March 2015, 5:48 pm | Leslie Bravery

Regardless of the result of the 2015 Israeli election, the winner was always going to be Zionism, the founding ideology of Eretz Israel More >>

NZ's timid silence at the Security Council

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 11:49 am | Leslie Bravery

It almost seemed as though it were John Key himself who was about to go off to fight ISIS, so heroic was his performance in Parliament concerning the sending of New Zealand troops to Iraq. That country is in ruins, both socially and economically, as a result ... More >>

John Key must put humanity before 'the club'

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 2:07 pm | Leslie Bravery

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has decided to supply the Israeli Navy with an increased number of nuclear-powered, diesel-electric, AIP Dolphin Class submarines. The submarines have been developed and constructed by the German company Howaldtswerke-Deutsche ... More >>

Ideology or human rights? The right of return

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 12:54 pm | Leslie Bravery

Israel's Law of Return asserts that all Jews have a 'right' of immigration and settlement that has primacy over the rights of the indigenous Palestinian people. This leads increasing numbers of Jews to protest “not in my name”. More >>

Evil begets evil: The Jerusalem synagogue tragedy

Friday, 21 November 2014, 3:57 pm | Leslie Bravery

The latest tragic killings and injuries, this time in the Jerusalem synagogue, remind us once again of our responsibility to “stay human” as Mazin Qumsiyeh puts it. In Jerusalem on 4 September 1997, a 13-year-old girl, Smadar Elhanan, was killed ... More >>

Israel's war is against all Palestinians

Friday, 1 August 2014, 5:51 pm | Leslie Bravery

Israel's war is against the Palestinian people as a whole – in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank as well as Gaza. Why does a supposedlycivilised state commit such horrendous acts of inhumanity, in defiance of international law and natural justice? More >>