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At lunchtime today I joined a group of Libyans in Wellington’s Midland Park. They were calling for an end to the cruel Gaddafi regime.
KEITH LOCKE (Green): I want to speak on something that was missing from the Prime Minister’s
The Green Party has welcomed the departure of Egypt’s dictator Hosni Mubarak, but says New Zealand should remain engaged to help ensure the transition to democracy.
Egypt, Protests—Government’s Position
Keith Locke to the Minister of Foreign Affairs:
KEITH LOCKE (Green) to the Prime Minister: Will he follow the example of world leaders Barack Obama and Angela Merkel and congratulate the latest Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo; if not, why not?
She was on her morning walk and was very surprised to see camouflaged troops emerging from the shrubbery and then loud explosions. She and her neighbours were very upset that they had not been informed that the military was performing there. Perhaps the military thought this Act was still operational.
The Government should resist pressure from the Police Association to arm frontline police officers, Green Party Police spokesperson Keith Locke said today.
New Zealand should not extend its commitment of SAS forces to Afghanistan beyond the planned end date in 2011, Green Party Defence spokesperson Keith Locke said today.