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Green Party’s motion to declare Palestine a state fails in Parliament | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman The Green Party motion asking MPs to recognise Palestine as a state has failed in the House, with National and ACT MPs objecting to the effort. Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman​ on Wednesday afternoon sought leave of the House to debate a motion asking MPs to recognise “the state of…

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Greens want NZ to never host APEC — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: The Green Party opposes the changes on the grounds New Zealand shouldn’t allow bodyguards and security staff from other countries to carry firearms. Justice spokeswoman Golriz Ghahraman said existing laws should be enough to provide for security of visitors during APEC. This is just being silly. New Zealand will not be eligible to host…

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Ghahraman & Davidson’s Selective Take on Human Rights — The BFD | Media

 

Golriz Gharaman and Marama Davidson have many times been the target of protests from Jewish groups, including the Israel Institute of NZ, for looking at the Palestinian situation with one eye shut. They ignore the constant violence and killings by Palestinians and criticise Israel for defending its borders and its people. This from last year.…

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Golriz Ghahraman’s Next Tweet? — WOBH | Media

 

Golriz Ghahraman often gets her next attention seeking tweet content from American politicians and activists like “The Squad” and Linda Sarsour. Squad member Ilhan Omar true to her anti-Semitic and anti-Israel roots has this week introduced a resolution to support the Palestinian led BDS. Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar says she will introduce a resolution…

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Green MP Golriz Ghahraman guilty of clumsiness, not racism | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Liam HehirOne summer as a teenager I had a temporary job and became friendly with one of my coworkers, with whom I enjoyed talking to about the news. One day this person took me aside and offered to lend me a book but wouldn’t tell me what it was about. I felt a little bit…

via Green MP Golriz Ghahraman guilty of clumsiness, not racism | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Santa Claus Was a Palestinian — WOBH | Media

 

Golriz Ghahraman had followed in the Twitter footsteps of Ilhan Omar, Linda Sarsour and American politician AOC in claiming that Santa Claus was a Palestinian refugee. “I mean, my goodness it couldn’t be more obvious,” she said. “The sack over his shoulder clearly contains all his worldly goods as he is forced to flee the…

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Map of the Day: Jerusalem in the Time of Jesus — WOBH | Media

 

** Please take note Golriz Ghahraman that there are ZERO Palestinians as they hadn’t been invented yet. Yes, I realise that my “Horrible logic” inconveniently makes you 1OO% wrong but that’s the thing with the truth, it is often inconvenient. The post Map of the Day: Jerusalem in the Time of Jesus appeared first on…

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New Zealand Jewish Council accuses Green Party MP of ‘antisemitism’ | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Golriz GhahramanGreen Party MP Golriz Ghahraman has been accused of antisemitism by the New Zealand Jewish Council. The MP has come under fire after responding to a tweet on Thursday which suggested Mary and Joseph, the mother and father of Jesus according to the New Testament, were refugees. “They were literally Palestinian refugees. And she…

via New Zealand Jewish Council accuses Green Party MP of ‘antisemitism’ | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

MP requires police protection after escalation in death threats, but abuse continues — Your NZ

Greens MP Golriz Ghahraman now requires a police escort after an escalation in threats being made against her. She has attracted a lot of attention in social media, and some of it from bad to despicable. I get it that some people don’t like some of what she champions and proposes, but there is no […]

via MP requires police protection after escalation in death threats, but abuse continues — Your NZ

Shameful, disgraceful attack on Golriz Gharaman by ‘David Hughes’ — Your NZ

 

Green MP Golriz Gharaman has been the target of frequent attacks in social media. She highlighted this one that combines an attack on her with an attack on Muslims posted on Facebook yesterday: So I’m pretty used to being accused of being Muslim like that’s a crime (for the record I’m atheist and my family […]

via Shameful, disgraceful attack on Golriz Gharaman by ‘David Hughes’ — Your NZ

Hate speech discussion requires calmness, credibility and leadership — Your NZ

Phil Quinn unnecessarily resurrects and old gripe against Golriz Gharaman, but he repeats a concern I have seen expressed quite a bit – she is not the best MP to be fronting a debate on hate speech. This gets in the way of a more general and more important point – MP lacks credibility in […]

via Hate speech discussion requires calmness, credibility and leadership — Your NZ

Seymour, Ghahraman, identity politics, white supremacy — Your NZ

Since the Christchurch attacks there has been a lot of diversions into allegations and debates over white supremacy and identity politics, two quite vague terms. Twp MPs, Act’s David Seymour and Green Golriz Ghahraman had this exchange on Twitter. There’s been a disturbing increase in identity politics since the Christchurch attacks. Those who rightly point […]

via Seymour, Ghahraman, identity politics, white supremacy — Your NZ

The Green’s bill is an oxymoron — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

We should not be surprised that activist list MP and creative CV writer Golriz Ghahraman is behind a bill that is an oxymoron. If I were unkind I would say that she provides the moron part of the bill but as I am actually a lovely person that you would be happy to take home…

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Golriz: Turning the corner on domestic violence — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

Golriz Ghahraman has announced via Twitter that we have just turned a corner on domestic violence. Quote: Here is my personal experience, how speaking out, and the work of the indomitable @janlogie means we have have (sic) just turned a corner on domestic violence (thanks @NZStuff for giving me a voice on this today) End…

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Q+A: Golriz Ghahraman on increasing refugee numbers — Your NZ

Golriz Ghahraman, Green Party spokesperson on Immigration and Human Rights, was interviewed on Q+A on increasing refugee numbers. Jacinda Ardern announced last week the number was being increased from 1,000 to 1,500 in 2020, but Green policy is to increase it further to 4,000 (over 5 years), something that is unlikely to be agreed on […]

via Q+A: Golriz Ghahraman on increasing refugee numbers — Your NZ

If I was a fascist — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

Recently the word fascist has been used to describe anybody who challenges the socialist worldview. People get this label slapped on them when they speak up about current injustices in the free world. Nigel Farage was described as a fascist by protestors outside his Auckland speaking venue and so were Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneaux.…

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Ghahraman fettering free speech, links Farage to UK MP death — Your NZ

Green MP Golriz Ghahraman has raised free speech eyebrows even higher after linking Nigel Farage to the murder of a UK MP in trying the fetter his free speech. (fetter v. restrain with chains or manacles, typically around the ankles) This follows her selective application of free speech to people she agrees with versus those […]

via Ghahraman fettering free speech, links Farage to UK MP death — Your NZ

More questions asked of Golriz Ghahraman claims — Your NZ

An Australian “accredited specialist in immigration law” who claims to have been working in refugee law since 1990 has raised some serious questions about Green MP Golriz Ghahraman. Ms Ghahraman is not a refugee or a “child asylum seeker. Her claims of war and persecution do not stand up to scrutiny. Her claim to be […]

via More questions asked of Golriz Ghahraman claims — Your NZ

“It’s basically human rights day!” as Greens support waka jumping bill — Your NZ

On Wednesday Green MP Golriz Ghahraman claimed “It’s been a GREAT day in the House…it’s basically human rights day!” – on a day that Greens failed to put one MP up to speak on Winston Peters’ ‘waka jumping’ bill that had raised concerns of a ‘chilling effect’ from New Zealand’s Chief Human Rights Commissioner. It’s […]

via “It’s basically human rights day!” as Greens support waka jumping bill — Your NZ

Golriz Ghahraman cops more criticism for inaccurate claims — Your NZ

Green MP Golriz Ghahraman has attracted attention in the past for making questionable claims. She was in the firing line again today over this tweet: Being the first ever woman to hold the Defence portfolio in NZ Parliament (from any party!) puts me in interesting contexts. Very proud to voice @NZGreens opposition to NZ spending […]

via Golriz Ghahraman cops more criticism for inaccurate claims — Your NZ

Face of the day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

The minister of duh has struck again… When she is not asking stupid questions of the New Zealand military about how they will defend New Zealanders against climate change, she is making factually inaccurate claims about herself being the first ever woman to hold the defence portfolio. But wait, there’s more… She is also making…

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Claim: Hamas paid family to claim baby killed by tear gas — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

The truth starts coming out, but will we hear Jacinda Ardern or Golriz Ghahraman retract their accusations? The Times of Israel reports: Quote: A 20-year-old Palestinian indicted Thursday on terror-related charges told Israeli investigators during his interrogation that Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar had paid his relatives to tell the media that his baby cousin had…

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Golriz doubles down — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Golriz has doubled down on her statement that Israel is committing genocide in a tweet, citing “the legal definition which is all about the intent”. A New Zealand MP who defended genocidaires has essentially given a legal opinion that Israel is committing genocide. I am beyond appalled. The post Golriz doubles down appeared first on…

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Face of the day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

You know the saying about how people in glass houses should not throw stones? Well, today’s face of the day Golriz Ghahraman has a comedian for a boyfriend and this is what she tweeted last night. The post Face of the day appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.

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Face of the day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Today’s face of the day Green list MP Golriz Ghahraman has falsely accused Israel of committing genocide against Palestinian Arabs. Considering that she happily defended a man who incited real genocide in Rwanda and took a selfie with him I am surprised that she cares about fake genocide. What is really shocking is the weak…

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The double standards of Greens when it comes to human rights — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Shalom.Kiwi writes: Green MPs Marama Davidson and Golriz Ghahraman demonstrated selective outrage last week, suggesting that their concern for human rights in the Middle East extends only so far as Israel can be blamed. In the space of one week they stridently and publicly condemned Israel for protecting its border and population from Hamas-instigated violent protests,…

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Labour love to virtue signal about Islam but just got a cold dose of reality — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

In what has been called a “diplomatic incident” an Iranian delegation refused to shake the hand of Labour MP Jo Luxton. The fact that Labour were even surprised by this insult illustrates how completely ignorant and naive they are about Islam. Clearly, Iranian Green MP Golriz Ghahraman hasn’t bothered to educate them about Islam (which…

via Labour love to virtue signal about Islam but just got a cold dose of reality — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Green MP accuses her own Government of illegal spying — Kiwiblog

Fine day to protest a spy base in Waihopai! Seriously, it’s time to stop helping Donald Trump (or anyone else) unlawfully spy on our Asia Pacific neighbours — Golriz Ghahraman (@golrizghahraman) January 26, 2018 This is quite revealing. A Green MP is accusing the Government she votes for with confidence and supply of illegal spying…

via Green MP accuses her own Government of illegal spying — Kiwiblog

Face of the day — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Today’s face of the day thinks that Jacinda Ardern the leader of the government that her Green party is a coalition partner of is a Chump. She thinks that New Zealand is less safe with the ability to share surveillance information with America that it would be with no surveillance ability at all. “It will be hurtful to…

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If any politician can speak out about Iran it’s Golriz Ghahraman — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

For a self-proclaimed refugee from Iran who claims to have fled a hostile regime Golly G is remarkably coy about speaking out against them. The Green Party and indeed our PM have a history of commenting on other countries business so why on earth is she saying nothing? Jacinda Ardern waded in boots and all…

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