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AuthorMahdhi Osman

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March 27, 2017

Shakti Refuge Wellington is petitioning for adequate funding from the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) after three requests for funding have been declined since their formation in 2014. The refuge provides culturally appropriate support and advocacy services for African, Middle Eastern, and Asian women who may feel alienated by Women’s Refuge. The service includes a […]

March 20, 2017

A man who was detained without charge has criticised the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 and the wider New Zealand prison system. Jeff, whose name has been changed, was allegedly a potential witness in a criminal pre-trial hearing last November. After Jeff refused to testify, Judge Alistair Garland ordered he be detained. Under s 165 of […]