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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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Royal Commission into Chch attacks may be private.

Royal Commission into Chch attacks may be private.  The FIANZ terms for this commission can be found here. Most of the Royal Commission into the Christchurch mosque attacks may be held behind closed doors. The inquiry officially started yesterday. Commissioners Justice Sir William Young and former diplomat Jacqui Caine are now considering evidence. In an… Continue reading Royal Commission into Chch attacks may be private.

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Radical mufti finds backing here.

Sheik Alhilali was at the time, the “Mufti of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific” A Sydney mufti who compared unveiled women to “uncovered meat” has gained followers in New Zealand, despite an attempt by the country’s official Muslim body to disown him. A former president of the Federation of Islamic Associations of New… Continue reading Radical mufti finds backing here.