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Iranian filmmaker arrives in NZ after Immigration u-turn

An Iranian filmmaker who has arrived in New Zealand after initially being banned says Iranians are treated as a potential threat outside their homeland. Roksareh Ghammaghami has touched down in Wellington to promote her new documentary about child brides, after an embarrassing u-turn by Immigration officials who initially denied her visa because they thought she’d… Continue reading Iranian filmmaker arrives in NZ after Immigration u-turn

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‘The family is shattered’: Auckland parents anguished over son’s radicalism charges

But this is typical Islam here in NZ. A Good Boy, this is a ploy for Islamics to get more Government funding! The parents of a man who has admitted to the first New Zealand charges linked to home-grown radicalisation insist he’s a “good boy”. They have also raised concerns that their son, who is being… Continue reading ‘The family is shattered’: Auckland parents anguished over son’s radicalism charges

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Second man guilty of distributing Isis material

An Auckland man has pleaded guilty to possessing, making and distributing extremist Islamic videos which featured footage of people being beheaded and burned alive. Imran Patel, 26, admitted the charges at Auckland District Court this afternoon, just hours after 27-year-old Niroshan Nawarajan became the first person in the country to admit such offending. Patel’s situation… Continue reading Second man guilty of distributing Isis material