Posts Tagged ‘Israel-Hamas’

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

Christian Ministers Supporting Israel

Monday, November 13th, 2023

The Coalition of Ministers Supporting Israel from New Zealand condemns the antisemitic attacks and threats being levelled against the Jewish Community in our nation. We condemn the graffiti and arson attack against Jewish property in Epsom yesterday. We also condemn the intimidating rallies throughout New Zealand calling for the elimination of the State of Israel Read more

War: Discerning the call to choose sides

Thursday, November 9th, 2023

Wars always bring pressure to canonise one side and to demonise the other. It has been no different in the war between Israel and Hamas. People both in the antagonists and in their normal allies are pressed to make a choice. To choose Israel is to see its war against Hamas as just in all Read more

Children are suffering – their futures are killed in wars!

Thursday, November 9th, 2023
children are suffering

Children are suffering! Wars in Gaza, Ukraine and other parts of the world are destroying their futures, Pope Francis says. Speaking about the conflict in Palestine and Israel after praying the Angelus in St Peter’s Square this week, Francis asked the world to “think of the children” who suffer as a result of war. For Read more

Israel-Hamas war: NZ Human Rights Commission urges reporting of Islamophobia, anti-Semitism

Monday, October 30th, 2023

New Zealand’s Human Rights Commission has urged people to report any instances of Islamophobia, anti-Semitism or other discrimination as the conflict rages between Israel and Hamas. It comes after reports of disorder at Auckland War Memorial Museum when a small number of Palestinian sympathisers gathering to rally against the building being lit up in Israeli Read more