Submitted by J Malig (not verified) on 22 August 2012 - 2:25am
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MANILA, Philippines - Libyan strongman Moammar Gaddafi was a key financier of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its military wing, the New People's Army (NPA), according to a US Secretary of State secret cable published by anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks.
Submitted by Anonymous on 22 August 2012 - 12:02am
'Justice must be done in the Urewera 4 case being appealed on Wednesday and Thursday in the Court of Appeal. The convictions and sentences of Tame Iti, Rangi Kemara, Urs Signer and Emily Bailey must all be overturned,’ said Valerie Morse, member of the October 15th Solidarity group.
‘The four people are appealing both the convictions on Arms Act charges and the sentences.’
Submitted by Ngati Kiwi (not verified) on 19 August 2012 - 2:12am
Former Labour, National, and ACT ad-man John Ansell has kicked off a campaign of "Treatyhate" which he claims is targetted at over 40 years of caving in to "Maori" fraud and the Treaty "gravy train". This co-insides with Rodney Hides attack on the Treaty via his column in mainstream media. Surprise surprise.
Submitted by Peter Boyle (not verified) on 17 August 2012 - 2:44pm
As the Philippine government dithered and made excuses for its grossly inadequate response to the catastrophic floods — which inundated 80% of the country's capital, Manila — Sonny Melencio was leading a grassroots relief effort that brought the first food supplies in days to some of the poorest and most badly affected communities.