Diplomat Gets Name Suppression in NZ, Burglary and Attempted Rape Allegations Will Not Interfere with Trade. Malaysia Talks Openly

Update: The man was later named in a New Zealand Herald report as “Muhammed Rizalman Bin Ismail, a junior military official at the Malaysian High Commission in Wellington…” source A diplomat has been given name suppression in New Zealand for alleged burglary and the attempted rape of a woman in Wellington. Diplomatic immunity case now officially…

New Zealand Brutal Place for Women and Tourists. Amy Farrall, Niki Honda, Michaela Brandl et al…updated

Another sad reminder today that New Zealand continues to be a brutally unsafe place for women and tourists, whilst Christchurch has a hard time living down its reputation as the nation’s murder capital. Until the National led government recently started interfering with reporting requirements by making “procedural changes that wiped thousands of crimes off the…