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‘No legal right’: Disabled woman who was on working visa has to leave NZ.

Immigration New Zealand is refusing to budge on its order to deport a Balclutha woman to Fiji. Firoza Begum, 57, moved to the South Otago town after her husband, Mohammed Kalim, 63, took up work in 2007 as a halal butcher at the Finegand processing plant. Begum worked at New World Balclutha until 2016, when… Continue reading ‘No legal right’: Disabled woman who was on working visa has to leave NZ.

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Muslims say imam preached holy war

Muslims at New Zealand’s largest mosque claim its Pakistani imam taught jihad or holy war and preached on the need for men to make as many babies as they could with burqa-wearing women. Muslims involved claim imam or mufti Abdul Qadir Siddiquei preached jihad against members of Islamic sects he did not approve of and… Continue reading Muslims say imam preached holy war

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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.