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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Malaysia: Convictions of two women sentenced to caning for having sexual relations must be quashed

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Amnesty International NZ, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, English, Human Rights, International Law, Justice, law, Malaysia, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Malaysia: Convictions of two women sentenced to caning for having sexual relations must be quashed

Source: Amnesty International NZ Responding to the sentencing of two women to six strokes of caning and a fine of RM 3,300 after they were convicted of attempting to have sexual relations in Terengganu state, Gwen Lee, Amnesty International Malaysia’s Interim Executive Director said: “This deeply cruel sentence marks yet another severe setback in Malaysia’s […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Turkey: Amnesty Turkey’s Chair released after more than a year behind bars

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Amnesty International NZ, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Human Rights, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Turkey: Amnesty Turkey’s Chair released after more than a year behind bars

Source: Amnesty International NZ Following the release the Honorary Chair of Amnesty International Turkey, Taner Kilic, after more than fourteen months behind bars, Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s new Secretary General said: “We are overjoyed at this news. It has taken us more than a year of campaigning and struggle to get here. Taner has finally […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Dame Emma Thompson leads celebs to give global brands 500-day warning: “Stop forest destruction for palm oil and save orangutans”

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Indonesia, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oil, Open Source Intel, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Dame Emma Thompson leads celebs to give global brands 500-day warning: “Stop forest destruction for palm oil and save orangutans”

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Dame Emma Thompson, backed by a host of other famous names, has taken aim at big brands including Unilever, Nestle and Mondelez today, as Greenpeace releases a powerful new 90-second animation that highlights how orangutans are being pushed to the brink of extinction because of deforestation for palm oil. Launched globally […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: 1500 people question why Winston Peters hasn’t spoken out against Saudi Arabia as NZ hosts trade talks

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Amnesty International NZ, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Canada, English, Exports, Human Rights, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 1500 people question why Winston Peters hasn’t spoken out against Saudi Arabia as NZ hosts trade talks

Source: Amnesty International NZ Today Amnesty International delivered the voices of over 1500 people who took action urging Minister of Foreign Affairs, Winston Peters, to speak out in support of more than a dozen women in Saudi Arabia who have been unjustly imprisoned for defending human rights. The petition has been up for less than […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastics aren’t just polluting our oceans — they’re releasing greenhouse gases

By   /  August 11, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, English, Environment, Exploration, Fisheries, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Hawaii, Health, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Philippines, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastics aren’t just polluting our oceans — they’re releasing greenhouse gases

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand I’m a French-Canadian postdoctoral scholar at the University of Hawaii, Manoa and part of the School of Ocean and Earth Science & Technology (SOEST). As part of our team’s research, we found that, as plastic decomposes, it is producing a new source of greenhouse gas pollution not included in previous climate […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Economy, English, Environment, Indonesia, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Oxfam New Zealand, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok

Source: Oxfam New Zealand A third earthquake of 6.2 magnitude which struck Lombok yesterday has severely escalated the need for life-saving aid and slowed down rescue efforts. With the latest quake adding to the trauma of the tens of thousands already in temporary shelters and under open skies, there is an increasing need for water, […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastic bag ban proposal a win for people power and the oceans – Greenpeace

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, English, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Plastic bag ban proposal a win for people power and the oceans – Greenpeace

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Associate Minister of the Environment, Eugenie Sage have today announced a proposal to phase out single use plastic bags by 2019. Greenpeace is celebrating the Government’s announcement on single use plastic bags as “a win for people power and the first big step towards addressing marine […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand must be clear: like Canada, we also call for human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia to be released

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Amnesty International NZ, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Canada, Commerce, Economy, Education, English, Human Rights, Investment, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand must be clear: like Canada, we also call for human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia to be released

Source: Amnesty International NZ In the wake of Canadian Government call for detained Saudi human rights activists to be freed, Saudi Arabia has stated it will withdraw all of its students studying in Canada and transfer them to countries that have both good relations with Saudi Arabia and top education institutions. One of those priority […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Oxfam provides drinking water and shelter to thousands hit by Indonesia earthquake

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Economy, English, Environment, Indonesia, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Open Source Intel, Oxfam New Zealand, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Oxfam provides drinking water and shelter to thousands hit by Indonesia earthquake

Source: Oxfam New Zealand Oxfam is providing clean drinking water and tarpaulin shelter sheets to 5,000 survivors as a devastating earthquake of magnitude 7 on the Richter scale, the second within a week, hit Lombok Island in Indonesia. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency put the death toll at 91 with over 200 injured. 600,000 people are […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Let’s talk about climate change

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, Activist Organisations, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Crude, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Greenpeace New Zealand, Japan, Justice, Lobby Groups, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Russia, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Let’s talk about climate change

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand If the repeated dire warnings from the world’s climate scientists have not been enough, then the recent tragic events in Japan, Europe and California must convince us to finally admit we have a problem. Facing up to the reality of climate change will be cold solace to those who have lost […]

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