Posts Tagged ‘Richard Prosser’

Anti-Muslim rant MP builds bridges

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Eight months after his notorious “Wogistan” anti-Muslim rant NZ First MP Richard Prosser says he received more messages of support than of criticism during the resulting furore – something he now has mixed feelings about. Continue reading

Should Richard Prosser be banned from flying?

Friday, February 15th, 2013

A blogger has, perhaps light heartedly, called for New Zealand’s airlines to ban “Richard Prosser and his fellow Islamophobes from aircraft!” “How would he and they feel if that happened? Not too happy I would imagine!” says Chris Ford. On Wednesday Prosser apologised for comments made in a magazine column that young Muslim men should be Read more

Winston won’t say if he backs burqa-ban MP

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has refused to say whether he backs one of his new MP’s calls for a burqa-ban and the arming of taxi drivers.

Richard Prosser, who is ranked number four on the New Zealand First list, has been publishing his thinking for nearly 10 years in his Eyes Right column in Ian Wishart’s Investigate magazine.

He has railed against the burqa, calling for the traditional Islamic women’s head-to-toe dress to be banned.

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