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Keith Locke questions the government on its support of women’s rights...

5. KEITH LOCKE (Green) to the Minister of Foreign Affairs: Has he received any advice on whether a law curtailing women’s rights in Afghanistan has been “brought into line with the expectations of the international community” as he was promised by Hamid Karzai; if so, what was that advice?

Greens’ Population Policy misinterpreted

The Green Party Population Policy does not seek in any way to influence the number of children New Zealanders should have, as could be taken from a TV3 news item tonight. “One sentence in the policy has been wrongly interpreted to mean the Green Party are putting pressure on parents to have fewer children,” Green Party MP Keith Locke says.

Urgent Debate – on the report of Inquiry...

Madam SPEAKER: I have received letters from Keith Locke and Ron Mark seeking to debate under Standing Order 380 the release of the commission of inquiry report into police conduct.

Greens ask Police to admit they were wrong

Green Party Police Spokesperson Keith Locke is asking the Police to admit responsibility for wrongly stopping an accredited parliamentary press gallery journalist from doing his job at a media event in the Beehive.

PM must challenge Musharraf over torture

The Prime Minister should challenge Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf over torture, honour killings, and disdain for democracy when she meets him tomorrow.

Govt using babies as political footballs: Locke

The Green Party wants the Government to withdraw legislation that would take New Zealand citizenship away from babies born to non-resident parents.

Greens want Police inquiry made public

The Green Party has welcomed the announcement of a Commission of Inquiry into the systematic issues raised by the alleged failure of the police to properly investigate rape allegations against former Rotorua police officers.

Greens want rape-claim inquiry widened

The Green Party is calling for the inquiry into rape allegations against former Rotorua police officers to also consider the failure of police hierarchy and the Police Minister to investigate the complaints when they were originally made aware of the

Prostitution Reform Bill

I support this bill and many of the amendments that have been proposed, some of which better protect prostitutes from crime, violence, ill-treatment, and super-exploitation.