Refugees stranded at resettlement centre in Auckland because of housing shortage. New Zealand is preparing to lift its refugee quota to 1500 next year. But figures obtained by the Herald show it is already struggling to house the existing quota of 1000 because of soaring demand for social housing and rental properties. New refugees in… Continue reading Refugees stranded at resettlement centre in Auckland because of housing shortage.
Call for New Zealand and Australia to work together to combat racism. Student Nikki Singh, Shakti founder Farida Sultana and Australia Greens senator Mehreen Faruqi. Photo: RNZ / Lui Chen A migrant and refugee support organisation says it’s important for people to learn more about minorities to promote understanding and combat extremism. A one-day trans-Tasman… Continue reading Call for New Zealand and Australia to work together to combat racism.
Child marriage in NZ: MP calls for Immigration to stop giving partnership visas to children. An MP is calling for Immigration New Zealand to immediately stop approving partnership visas for overseas children, amid concerns around forced marriage. Joanne Hayes, a National MP who pushed for a law change to require 16 and 17 year olds to get… Continue reading Child marriage in NZ: MP calls for Immigration to stop giving partnership visas to children.
Serial rapist Akeel Hassan Abbas Al Baiiaty declined parole Revocation of NZ citizenship – Akeel Hassan Abbas Al Baiiaty. A serial rapist’s hopes to return to Iraq, where he would marry his fiancee, have been dashed by the Parole Board, which said it is not satisfied women there would be safe from him. Akeel Hassan… Continue reading Serial refugee rapist Akeel Hassan Abbas Al Baiiaty declined parole.
Saudi woman granted refugee status in NZ because of persecution A Saudi Arabian woman has been granted refugee status in New Zealand because she fears persecution and even death in her home country due to the way women are treated there. The Immigration and Protection Tribunal said the un-named woman was a follower of the Shia faith.… Continue reading Saudi Shia granted refugee status due to gender status.
A GEELONG woman fears the refugee who raped her in New Zealand 15 years ago is about to get out of jail, so she is planning to cross the Tasman to convince parole officers to keep the monster locked up. Megs McLean was 20 when she was attacked by Akeel Hassan Abbas Al baiiaty in… Continue reading FIGHT FOR JUSTICE Mount Duneed woman’s quest to keep the man who raped her in jail.
Refugee escapes punishment for shooting man who racially attacked him A Burmese refugee has escaped punishment for shooting a man who racially abused him and his friends. Soe Bai, 20, was at a petrol station in Palmerston North on June 5, when the occupants of another car began hurling racial slurs at his group. Bai… Continue reading Islamic Refugee escapes punishment for shooting man who racially attacked him
Family of refugee judged a ‘danger’ to women struggle to get him deported. Refugee considered dangerous enough to deport could soon be back on the streets. A refugee, who is considered such a risk to women that a deportation order was once made against him, is likely to be back in the community only two… Continue reading Refugee considered dangerous enough to deport could soon be back on the streets.
Former Zimbabwe secret police officer who murdered for Robert Mugabe stuck in limbo in NZ A former Zimbabwe secret police officer who murdered for President Robert Mugabe’s regime has entered New Zealand on a fake passport and is trying to set up a life here. William Nduku, his tribal name, arrived in New Zealand in 2015. Living in limbo,… Continue reading Former Zimbabwe secret police officer who murdered for Robert Mugabe stuck in limbo in NZ
Quran 3:151. We will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve… Wellington Airport has trespassed the country’s only convicted plane hijacker, as the end of her sentence looms. Asha Abdille stabbed both pilots and injured a passenger on an Air New Zealand flight from Blenheim to Christchurch in February 2008. New information put… Continue reading Hijacker barred from Wellington Airport