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Christians banned from celebrating Christmas in two Muslim-majority West Sumatra villages

One of NZ’s biggest Halal trading partners is Indonesia, where our culture is banned in some places. Police in Kampung Baru warned Catholics against holding services, urging them to attend a church 120 kilometres away. Some 210 Protestant and Catholic families in Sungai Tambang have also been prevented from practising their faith. Jakarta (AsiaNews) –… Continue reading Christians banned from celebrating Christmas in two Muslim-majority West Sumatra villages

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NZ’s first convicted human trafficker freed after serving third of prison sentence.

Faroz Ali exploited vulnerable workers from Fiji. He will now be freed after serving only a third of his nine-and-a-half year prison sentence. A man who promised migrant workers everything, only to rip them off, has been freed from prison after serving just a third of his sentence. Faroz Ali, also known as Feroz Ali, was… Continue reading NZ’s first convicted human trafficker freed after serving third of prison sentence.

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“Why Are You So Silent?”: Persecution of Christians, August 2019.

Note: There is currently no requirement for immigrants or refugees to give up their own culture or religion when they arrive in New Zealand: Boko Haram “has terrorised Christian communities in Nigeria for the last decade and has now splintered and spread its violent ideology into Cameroon, Niger and Chad.” — Staff writer, Christian Today,… Continue reading “Why Are You So Silent?”: Persecution of Christians, August 2019.

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NZ resident charged with 350 deaths in Australia.

Maythem Kamil Radhi A New Zealand resident has been extradited to Australia to face trial over the deaths of more than 350 people in 2001. Maythem Kamil Radhi was allegedly involved in the smuggling of a boatload of people from Indonesia before it sank, resulting in the humanitarian disaster. The Australian government had spent years… Continue reading NZ resident charged with 350 deaths in Australia.

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Two mosque attack widows plea for lifetime Western welfare & residency.

Rina Akter is a quietly spoken Bangladeshi woman whose first experience of New Zealand was to come and collect her husband’s body, after he was killed in the 15 March mosque attacks. But now she wants to stay, she says in her native tongue of Urdu, speaking through an interpreter. “She has been waiting for him… Continue reading Two mosque attack widows plea for lifetime Western welfare & residency.

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Labour calls for ISIS brides in Syria to be allowed back home

Too close to home! Australian ISIS bride Zehra Duman (centre) with her child A Labor senator is urging the Australian Government to bring the brides and children of ISIS fighters detained in Syrian camps back to Australia. Shadow Minister for Home Affairs Kristina Keneally argued that the Government is morally obliged to repatriate women and… Continue reading Labour calls for ISIS brides in Syria to be allowed back home

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Malaysia’s Halal Crisis.

In Malaysia today, halal practices, or those that adhere to Islamic law, are deeply important for increasingly devout Muslims, who make up more than 60 percent of the population. The country’s Department of Islamic Development, known by its Malay acronym JAKIM, is the sole statutory halal certifier although it has neither fully operational forensic laboratories… Continue reading Malaysia’s Halal Crisis.

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Manus refugee rapist is jailed

Another Manus refugee rapist is jailed for raping a teenage girl.  The Manus Island saga appears to have been engineered especially to get violent political idealists in Western nations. The Post Courier reported Pakistani refugee Mohammad Nasir Hussein was sentenced last week at the National Court in Lorengau. He was convicted of persistent sexual abuse… Continue reading Manus refugee rapist is jailed

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Saudi Arabia’s extraordinary attack on Australia.

Saudi Arabia has launched an extraordinary attack on Australia, deeming the government “racist” and saying there are “horrific violations of human rights”. Saudi Arabia has launched an extraordinary attack on Australia, deeming our government “racist” for “sympathising” with the Christchurch mosque killer. Abdulaziz Alwasil, Riyadh’s ambassador to the United Nations, accused the Government of supporting… Continue reading Saudi Arabia’s extraordinary attack on Australia.

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New Zealand resident charged over ‘witchcraft’ deaths of five family members in Fiji.

New Zealand resident Muhammad Raheesh has appeared at the Nadi Magistrates court this afternoon charged with five counts of murder and one count of attempted murder over the deaths of five people in the same family in Nadi, Fiji. It was earlier reported by 1 NEWS that a Christchurch couple were being questioned in relation to… Continue reading New Zealand resident charged over ‘witchcraft’ deaths of five family members in Fiji.