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Contracting Out Foreign Affairs To New Zealand First Is An Embarrassing Copout

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 9:18 am | Palestine Solidarity Network

While the world is speaking out in condemnation of Israeli plans to annex vast swathes of Palestinian land in the Occupied Palestinian Territories the New Zealand government’s silence is deafening. It’s embarrassing. To the best of our knowledge the current ... More >>

Israel Must Be Excluded From Covid 19 Travel Bubble Till Palestinians Are Able To Join As Equals

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 8:20 am | Palestine Solidarity Network

Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa (PSNA) has written to the Prime Minister urging the government to reject Israeli participation in a proposed international Covid 19 “travel bubble” until Palestinians are able to join the bubble as equals. ... More >>

New Zealand Government Silent On Deals With Israel

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 4:12 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa is accusing the New Zealand government of developing a back-door policy entanglement with the State of Israel. PSNA says it only discovered that New Zealand had actually signed a Technical, Innovation, Research ... More >>

Join The Online Protest Rally With Gaza For Nakba Day

Saturday, 9 May 2020, 4:09 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

Media representatives are invited to the Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa’s second online rally with Gaza this Sunday evening at 7.00pm NZ time. We will be hearing from Palestinian medical professionals, community activists and journalists about ... More >>

Updated Programme For The First On-line Protest In New Zealand | Sunday April 19 7PM (NZ Time)

Sunday, 19 April 2020, 3:59 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

End the blockade of Gaza The Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa is organising New Zealand’s first on-line protest – complete with speakers, placards and even some chants – this Sunday at 7pm. The protest will call on the government to speak ... More >>

Covid 19 And Gaza

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 1:30 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

Palestine Solidarity – combined organisations’ letter to the Prime Minister 20 March 2020 Jacinda Ardern Prime Minister Parliament Buildings Wellington Email Kia ora Ms Ardern, Covid 19 and Gaza The more than two ... More >>

PSNA Welcomes The Withdrawal Of “anti-semitism” Resolution From Wellington City Council Agenda

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 7:28 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

he Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa welcomes the withdrawal of the hugely controversial resolution on anti-semitism from the agenda for tomorrow’s meeting. It is a victory for free speech and human rights. PSNA looks forward to working with other organisations ... More >>

PSN Targets Kiwisaver Providers Which SupportIsrael’s Brutal Oppression Of Palestinians

Friday, 14 February 2020, 1:38 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

This week the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) released its long-awaited list of companies, 112 so far, complicit in the building and maintenance of illegal Israeli settlements on occupied land. The UNHRC media release and link to the full ... More >>

Call for NZ to reject “Deal of the Century'

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 9:02 am | Palestine Solidarity Network

The Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa is calling on the New Zealand government to reject outright the US’s so-called “deal of the century” which claims to bring peace to the Middle East. More >>

PSNA welcomes International Criminal Court decision

Sunday, 22 December 2019, 1:54 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

PSNA welcomes the International Criminal Court decision to investigate Israeli war crimes and celebrates New Zealand’s special connection to the ICC action Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa is delighted at yesterday’s decision by the International ... More >>

Gov refuses support for NZ Human rights worker in Gaza

Monday, 16 December 2019, 5:47 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

The New Zealand government has refused consular support to New Zealand Human Rights worker Julie Webb-Pullman who needs government permission to return to her humanitarian work in the Israeli-besieged territory of Gaza, Palestine. Julie has spent the past ... More >>

New Zealand to kick off Day of Action to Boycott Puma

Friday, 25 October 2019, 12:24 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

New Zealand will kick off the International Day of Action to Boycott Puma tomorrow – Saturday 26th October. More >>

Dr Salman Abu Sitta to visit NZ

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 7:34 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

The most significant Palestinian representative to visit New Zealand in 20 years is here for two days next week The Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa is delighted to announce that esteemed Palestinian scholar and member of the Palestine National ... More >>

Winston Peters urged to condemn Israeli plans

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:10 am | Palestine Solidarity Network

The Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa has written to Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters today urging that New Zealand condemn the Israeli Prime Minister’s planned annexation of vast tracts of the occupied West Bank of Palestine. More >>

Investigation decision this week

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 11:22 am | Palestine Solidarity Network

This Thursday 13 June the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee will discuss a request from the Palestine Solidarity Network for the committee to investigate New Zealand government policy towards Palestine/Israel. More >>

Palestine/Israel policy under scrutiny

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 11:37 am | Palestine Solidarity Network

On Thursday next week (13th June) the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee will be discussing a request for it to hold an investigation into the government’s policy on Palestine/Israel. More >>

Request government cancel multi-million purchase from Israel

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 4:17 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

The Palestine Solidarity Network has written to Minister of Defence Ron Mark asking him to urgently cancel a reported New Zealand Defence Force multi-million-dollar purchase of military equipment from an Israeli company. More >>

Land Day And Anniversary 0f Great March of Return Gaza

Monday, 1 April 2019, 1:20 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

Since 30 March 2018 , the Israeli occupying forces have systematically and deliberately resorted to lethal and other excessive force to suppress the Great Return March in the occupied Gaza Strip, having killed 197 Palestinians within the context of the ... More >>

Gaza pounded again by Israeli forces

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 2:47 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

Palestinians have a right to resist the Israeli occupation, including the illegal and brutal 11-year blockade of Gaza. The living situation for the 2 million Palestinians in Gaza is terrible and getting worse as Gaza is again pounded by Israeli forces. More >>

Vector Should Pull Out of Investment Deal with Israel

Sunday, 21 October 2018, 1:55 pm | Palestine Solidarity Network

MEDIA RELEASE 21.10.2018 PALESTINE SOLIDARITY NETWORK Vector Should Pull Out of Investment Deal with Israeli Weapons Providers The Palestine Solidarity Network is saying energy company Vector should immediately pull out of its just revealed investment deals ... More >>