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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Putting out the welcome mat for refugees

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Amnesty International NZ, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Canada, English, Human Rights, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Putting out the welcome mat for refugees

Source: Amnesty International NZ In advance of World Refugee Day on 20 June, Amnesty International laid out welcome mats saying “Refugees Welcome” in Auckland’s Freyberg Square today. They were joined by comedians Guy Williams and Alice Snedden who helped put out the welcome mats. Both comedians asked passers-by to sign the I Welcome Pledge in […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Greenpeace USA report shows pipeline company behind new anti-protest legislation in the US

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Health, Human Rights, Justice, law, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Greenpeace USA report shows pipeline company behind new anti-protest legislation in the US

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Washington, DC — A new Greenpeace USA report shows how Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the company behind the Dakota Access pipeline, along with the fossil fuel industry advocated and lobbied for legislation in the US aimed at restricting and criminalising protest. The report also finds abuses on human rights, freedom of speech […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: These banks are still funding dangerous oil pipelines — here’s how you can stop them

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Human Rights, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: These banks are still funding dangerous oil pipelines — here’s how you can stop them

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Greenpeace activists, in solidarity with Indigenous water protectors, protest outside a Citibank branch in Washington, DC. Citibank is one of the twelve ‘Dirty Dozen’ global banks that must cut its funding to tar sands oil pipelines. Citibank is one of the largest institutions and creditors of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Sri Lanka: Court verdict victory for human rights defenders

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Amnesty International NZ, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Human Rights, Justice, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Sri Lanka, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Sri Lanka: Court verdict victory for human rights defenders

Source: Amnesty International NZ The conviction of a Buddhist monk who had threatened the well-known campaigner against enforced disappearances, Sandhya Eknaligoda, is a victory for human rights defenders in Sri Lanka, Amnesty International said today. A magistrate’s court in Homagama handed down a six months’ sentence and a heavy fine to Ven. Galagodatte Granansara Thero […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Japan: Investigate brewer Kirin over payments to Myanmar military amid ethnic cleansing of Rohingya

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Amnesty International NZ, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Crime, Crude, Defence, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Human Rights, Intelligence, International Law, Investment, Japan, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Myanmar, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Philippines, Security, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Japan: Investigate brewer Kirin over payments to Myanmar military amid ethnic cleansing of Rohingya

Source: Amnesty International NZ Japanese beer company admitted its subsidiary made three donations during recent violence in Rakhine State Head of military filmed receiving donation which he said was for security forces Kirin admits it does not know how its donations were used Japanese authorities must urgently launch an investigation into payments that a subsidiary […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: You did it! Samsung chooses renewable energy!

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Korea, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Republic of Korea, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Technology, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: You did it! Samsung chooses renewable energy!

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Remember the time we gave Samsung stores a makeover… Greenpeace activists protest Samsung to commit to using 100% clean energy. The environmental activists hang a 40m2 banner over a Samsung advertisement on the walls of the Berlin Palace that reads: ‘Go 100% renewable energy now!’. © Mike Schmidt / Greenpeace Or […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Oxfam’s reaction to decision on Oxfam Great Britain’s work in Haiti

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, British, Culture, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Economy, English, Environment, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Oxfam New Zealand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Oxfam’s reaction to decision on Oxfam Great Britain’s work in Haiti

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam is disappointed but understands the Haiti Government’s decision to withdraw Oxfam Great Britain’s permission to work in Haiti. The behaviour of some former Oxfam staff working in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake was completely unacceptable. We have apologised to the government and the Haitian people for what happened. From 2011, […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Global protests push Samsung to commit to 100% renewable energy

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Korea, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Republic of Korea, Technology, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Global protests push Samsung to commit to 100% renewable energy

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Samsung Electronics officially announced today its plan to commit to 100% renewable energy in the United States, Europe and China by 2020. This major commitment – the first by an electronics manufacturing company in Asia – comes after months of campaigning and global protests calling on Samsung to urgently set a clear renewable energy […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rich lister props up failing irrigation schemes, threatens NZ’s rivers

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Labour, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Rich lister props up failing irrigation schemes, threatens NZ’s rivers

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand It’s been revealed that a rich-lister Gary Rooney looks set to bail out the ailing South Canterbury irrigation scheme, Hunter Downs. Rooney also bailed out another Canterbury irrigation scheme, the Hurunui Water Project in 2016. The Hurunui scheme is still struggling to find adequate funds. Rooney’s companies have also profited from […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: 5 ways people are standing up to oil pipeline companies

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, fish, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United States of America, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 5 ways people are standing up to oil pipeline companies

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand All over the world, people are getting more concerned about the threats posed by major new oil pipelines. They’re prone to spills and, as a result, they’re a serious risk to clean water and the wildlife, ecosystems and communities living along their routes. In fact, pipelines belonging to just three companies […]

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