Posts Tagged ‘hate crimes’

Vatican intervention in Italian “anti-homophobia” law “unprecedented”

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
Vatican intervention in Italian law

The Vatican has intervened with the Italian state in a proposed “anti-homophobia” law, saying that the legislation violates freedoms of the Catholic Church in Italy. Local media have called the Vatican’s intervention in Italian law “unprecedented” in the history of the relationship between the two states. According to the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, a Read more

NZ does not need hate-crimes law

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Police Commissioner Mike Bush wants to see if there is a case for hate-crimes legislation in New Zealand, and is prompted by an  incident in Huntly. A woman threatened and abused a Muslim woman sitting quietly in her car. Bush wants more research to establish whether there is a need for hate-crimes legislation. He is Read more

NZ Human Rights Commission rejects religion-linked hate acts

Friday, August 15th, 2014

New Zealand’s Human Rights Commission had joined religious leaders in rejecting hateful acts linked to religion in this country and overseas. “We mourn the tragic, heartbreaking loss of all lives in the conflict in Gaza and Israel: but we must honour their lives by standing up for peace at all costs,” said Chief Human Rights Read more