New Zealand academics slam ‘dangerous double-standard’ on Israel

A number of New Zealand’s leading academics on conflict resolution have slammed the country’s “dangerous double standard” on the Israel- Palestine problem. In an open letter to Foreign Minister Murray McCully, the academics say New Zealand needs to take a firm stance on the long-running conflict in the Middle East and show leadership. The letter is signed by Professor Kevin P Clements and Professor Richard Jackson who head the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago, Associate Professor Nicholas Rowe and Dr Rose Martin from the University of Auckland, Dr Nigel Parsons from Massey University, and Paul Duffill from the University of Sydney.
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