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Anjum Rahman unveils national strategy to fight discrimination

Anjum Rahman unveils national strategy to fight discrimination The acting head of the Islamic Women’s Council is calling for signatories to a new movement she is launching to fight racism and bigotry. Anjum Rahman’s Inclusive Aotearoa Collective, which launches Friday, aims to create a national diversity and inclusion strategy to combat discrimination. It will create new initiatives and build on work… Continue reading Anjum Rahman unveils national strategy to fight discrimination

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NZ’s ‘bumbling’ jihadi Mark John Taylor declared a terrorist by US government

An expat New Zealander who has spent years fighting for Islamic State (Isis) has been declared a “global terrorist” by the US government. Mark John Taylor, 42, is known as the “bumbling jihadi” after accidentally revealing his locations in the Middle East on social media during at least three years involved with Isis. Taylor, originally… Continue reading NZ’s ‘bumbling’ jihadi Mark John Taylor declared a terrorist by US government

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Hamilton taxi driver’s rape appeal dismissed

A Hamilton taxi driver jailed for sexually assaulting two female passengers has had his appeal against his conviction and sentencing dismissed. Abdirahim Sheikh Mohamed Guled, who covered up his security camera with cardboard prior to the assaults, was sentenced to 10 years’ prison in the Hamilton District Court in December 2014 after a jury found… Continue reading Hamilton taxi driver’s rape appeal dismissed

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Hamilton Mohammed poster may incite hate speech.

Hamilton Mohammed poster may incite hate speech A poster with photos and details of four rapists with the heading “Beware Mohammed” has been plastered on a transformer at a busy Hamilton intersection. The poster is not illegal, because the details are factually correct. However, Canterbury University dean of law Ursula Cheer said there may be… Continue reading Hamilton Mohammed poster may incite hate speech.

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Fake Hamilton taxi driver jailed for groping two girls

Quran 2:235. There is no blame upon you for that to which you [indirectly] allude concerning a proposal to women or for what you conceal within yourselves. Fake Hamilton taxi driver jailed for groping two girls “It was the final day of Waikato University’s annual Orientation Week when Mohamed Ali Essa hopped into his car… Continue reading Fake Hamilton taxi driver jailed for groping two girls

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Halal Tourism – an opportunity for Māori tourism businesses?

FIANZ, who you will remember from WikiLeaks as a major promotor of Saudi brand Islam, is pushing the separate registration/halal taxation of Maori businesses. Most people know that Muslims do not drink alcohol, or consume food that has been cooked with alcohol. They do not consume anything that has used pork products. All other  meat… Continue reading Halal Tourism – an opportunity for Māori tourism businesses?