After World War Two New Zealand led the world in advocating for international human rights at the UN. New Zealand not only pushed for political and civil rights but also economic, social and cultural rights.
Nearly sixty years later the basic human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration on Human rights are under attack in the so-called “war on terror”. And this time the New Zealand Government is on the wrong side.
Read below about some of the ways that the Greens are defending our human rights against this assault.