Today, I spent an hour chatting with the ever charming David Slack on RadioLive. We set out to discuss climate change and human rights, and ended up spinning through John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight (though I wrongly called him American!), the right to housing and 90 day eviction notices, climate denial, the trust gap in […]Read more "Talking climate change and human rights with David Slack on RadioLive"
I joined the Human Rights Foundation‘s board in October 2014. Being approached itself was an honour, because other board members include senior lawyers, respected academics, and former Human Rights Commissioners. Here’s what we do: The Human Rights Foundation is a non-governmental organisation, established in December 2001, to promote and defend human rights through research based […]Read more "Management Committee Member, Human Rights Foundation"
The following statement appeared on the website of the Human Rights Lawyers Association of Aotearoa/NZ. Attorney Rodolfo R. Felicio, a member of the National Union of Peoples Lawyers, was gunned down while working on a land dispute in Rizal, east of Manila. Two caretakers of the disputed land were also injured in the attack. Attorney […]Read more "Aotearoa New Zealand Human Rights Lawyers Association Condemns Killing of Filipino Lawyer"
It was great to talk to Radio New Zealand on behalf of the Human Rights Lawyers Association: A human rights lawyer is calling on iwi to be alert to proposed changes to the legislation covering the Exclusive Economic Zone – the area of sea from 12 to 200 nautical miles offshore. Ministers want the Environmental […]Read more "Radio New Zealand interview on offshore oil exploration"