30 Sep 2014

The Panel with Mai Chen and Ali Jones (Part 1)

From The Panel, 4:07 pm on 30 September 2014

topics - the Prime Minister isn't ruling out New Zealand troops being deployed to Iraq or Syria to fight ISIS. John Key says ISIS is more brutal and more sophisticated than the al-Qaeda-linked Taliban New Zealand troops came up against in Afghanistan. NZ's Moslem leaders have started speaking out. President of the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand Inc, Dr Anwar Ghani says Kiwi Muslims are keeping silent on social media because of comments being made. A group under the aegis of The Kiwifruit Claim is seeking compensation from the Government but has not give a figure. It represents more than 10 percent of growers. It's claimed an independent report commissioned by the Ministry for Primary Industries found biosecurity officials had been negligent, dating back to 2004.