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Anti-“Hate Speech” campaigner Butt elected to Palmerston North Council.

Zulfiqar Haider Butt has been elected to the Palmerston North City Council under the Labour Party ticket. Butt, vice-president of FIANZ, has been campaigning for a national “hate speech” database to help Muslims feel safer after the Christchurch mosque attack which brought to the worlds attention the long track record the Al-Noor mosque had of… Continue reading Anti-“Hate Speech” campaigner Butt elected to Palmerston North Council.

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New multi-million dollar mosque for Palmerston North.

FIANZ of course, was instrumental in setting up the Aotearoa Maori Muslim Association, aka, Islamic State of New Zealand, with Isaac Te Amorangi Kireka-Whaanga over a decade ago. Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand’s national director of security Abdul Lateef Smith, a member of the Palmerston North mosque and former army major, will be… Continue reading New multi-million dollar mosque for Palmerston North.

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New database being launched for reporting Muslim hate crimes.

New database being launched for reporting Muslim hate crimes A nationwide database is being rolled out to monitor crimes that target the Muslim community, as part of a scheme to shore up security at the country’s mosques and other Islamic buildings. Former Army major Abdul Lateef Smith is travelling to 40 locations up and down… Continue reading New database being launched for reporting Muslim hate crimes.

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Criminalising hate speech: New Zealand considers policing hateful expression.

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.