New Zealand Human Rights

The government indicated a willingness to support the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Asylum-seekers were put at risk of persecution by the passenger screening process of the new Immigration Act. Maori were disproportionally represented both among those arrested and processed by the criminal justice system and among prisoners.

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I had either to remain legally a man when I was living 24/7 as a woman or my spouse and I would have to divorce so that I could obtain Family Court approval to leap the final ditch to womanhood.
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This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting ci...