Posts Tagged ‘Ceasefire’

Israel-Hamas war: Aotea Square protesters rally for New Zealand

Monday, November 13th, 2023

Hundreds of people have gathered in Auckland’s Aotea Square this afternoon, calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. Today’s rally comes after close to 300 protesters gathered yesterday at the Museum Reserve in Dunedin before marching on the Octagon, chanting and wielding placards and Palestinian and Tino Rangatiratanga flags. Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa (PSNA) spokesperson Rinad Read more

Sudan’s Catholic leaders hopeful of lasting ceasefire

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Sudan’s Catholic leaders are hopeful the country’s almost five-year civil war is at an end. A ceasefire has been declared by South Sudan officials and rebel leaders. While Bishop Barani Hiiboro, president of the Sudan and South Sudan Catholic Bishop’s Conference, welcomed the ceasefire he says: “if it is to mean anything for the suffering Read more