Against Racism Consultation (HRC)

Request for public input against racism 25 August 2021 Antisemitism = Racism Yesterday the Human Rights Commission issued a press release, copied below, as part of “an initiative to gather Aotearoa New Zealand’s thoughts on how to address racism”.  Antisemitism is racism.  It is important to have a Jewish input. We are asking you to…

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BSA rejects Kick-off racial slur complaint

Kick-off racial slur complaint rejected by Broadcasting Standards Authority, ​4 December 2019 The New Zealand Jewish Council is alarmed and disappointed by the Broadcasting Standards Authority’s decision not to uphold a complaint from a member of the public over the use of the word ‘Jew’ as a racist slur. The slur, aired on 13 June…

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