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Israel Detains Palestinian Teen With Coronavirus For Three Weeks Without Questioning

Friday, 14 August 2020, 12:35 pm | Lois Griffiths

PLEASE: Media , religious leaders, political leaders (never mind that an election is imminent, this is more important than party politics) , labour leaders..all New Zealanders who care about children..join the demand that : The Israeli government ... More >>

Weaponizing Covid-19

Monday, 3 August 2020, 7:44 am | Lois Griffiths

Cartoon by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff. The whole world, every country on every continent, is preoccupied with taking desperate steps to protect their own people from Covid-19, is preoccupied with worries about how their societies can recover ... More >>

There Is More To America Than Donald Trump

Friday, 10 July 2020, 4:29 pm | Lois Griffiths

Angela Davis A demonstration was held in Christchurch on 04 July, as a protest against Netanyahu's declared intention to annex the West Bank. Part of the demonstration was a bit of street theatre, enacting Israeli soldiers evicting Palestinians from ... More >>

No Way To Treat A Child

Friday, 3 April 2020, 10:38 am | Lois Griffiths

Martin and I visited the West Bank and Israel 4 times, in 4 consecutive years starting in 2009 , taking part in 'alternative tours', run by the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) and by Joint Advocacy Initiative (JAI). It feels like a ... More >>

Kairos Palestine – A Moment of Truth

Friday, 30 August 2019, 1:36 pm | Lois Griffiths

Kairos Palestine – A Moment of Truth: We Hear the Cry of our Children” Lois Griffiths More >>

Piracy in International Waters...Taking a Stand!

Friday, 26 July 2019, 11:15 am | Lois Griffiths

In a 24 July Press release, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has condemned the seizure of 2 oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, describing the seizure as “ an inexcusable violation of international law, including the freedom of navigation.” ... More >>

The Crusades Have Not Ended!

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 12:52 pm | Lois Griffiths

Beautiful building isn't it! What a romantic site for a night club, restaurant, bar and events hall. It looks ancient! It must have a history, don't you suppose! More >>

International Solidarity Against Terrorism (If Only)

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 10:40 am | Lois Griffiths

This was never supposed to happen in New Zealand. That's why we and our friends, here in Christchurch, are in such a state of shock. More >>

The World has lost a Beautiful Soul

Friday, 8 March 2019, 1:05 pm | Lois Griffiths

I was saddened today to learn of the sudden death of Swedish human rights activist, singer Divina Levrini. I became aware of this young woman when researching the background of participants in the Freedom flotilla 2018 to Gaza. She was one of the participants. More >>

We are sailing, we are sailing...

Friday, 20 July 2018, 1:10 pm | Lois Griffiths

Once again, a small number of individuals from several countries are going to try to break the illegal siege imposed on the people of Gaza by sailing from Europe to Gaza on four small Scandinavian boats: Al Awda (The Return ), Fr eedom , Falestine ... More >>

Special Session of Russell Tribunal on Palestine

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 2:38 pm | Lois Griffiths

The original Russell Tribunal, established in 1966 by Bertrand Russell and Jean-Paul Sartre, was created to expose to the public the war crimes being committed in Vietnam. It was a 'people's tribunal' of distinguished international legal experts, writers, ... More >>

NZ Superfund, Investing in Oppression

Monday, 22 September 2014, 3:27 pm | Lois Griffiths

NZ Superfund was established by Michael Cullen to finance universal pensions for the expected growing population of senior Kiwis. The Superfund is doing well economically but questions need to be raised in regards to the ethics of some of the investments. ... More >>

Russell Tribunal on Palestine

Monday, 19 September 2011, 4:04 pm | Lois Griffiths

The British philosopher and Nobel laureate Bertrand Russell was so perturbed by the Vietnam War, that he established, in 1966, an International War Crimes Tribunal to investigate violations of international law being committed in Vietnam. More >>

Chch March against Israeli aggression, occupation

Friday, 1 September 2006, 9:56 am | Lois Griffiths

Members of the public concerned about the situation in Lebanon and Occupied Palestine are asked to meet at the Bridge of Remembrance on Saturday the 2nd of September at noon for a march to the Square followed by a rally with several speakers. More >>