Manawatū Muslim Association president Riyaz Rahman says there is still work to be done on curbing hate speech. Last year, a human rights taskforce was assembled to tackle what authorities considered was a growing issue. Anecdotally, hate-motivated speech and acts were on the rise. Around three in 10 Kiwis reported viewing abuse online. In the real world, there seemed… Continue reading Criminalising hate speech: New Zealand considers policing hateful expression.
A Maori Muslim who is openly supporting the Islamic State militant group and believes Kiwi fighters should not be stopped from joining is looking into moving to Syria. Te Amorangi Kireka-Whaanga who heads the Aotearoa Maori Muslim Association told ONE News that all Muslims should aspire to what Islamic State are doing. “All true Muslim… Continue reading Maori Muslim ‘exploring’ moving to Syria to join ISIS.
These two groups go back together some time, this from 2005: Muslim group funding radical. And it would be another 5 years before the truth came out: Hawke’s Bay Muslim forms own Islamic State. And 5 years later SBW makes the same list: Sonny Williams in the 2017 top 500 most influential. Also with his… Continue reading Two New Zealanders rank among Islam’s top 500