Amal Samaha

Amal Samaha is a Lebanese-Australian student at Victoria University in Wellington studying history and politics.

Nov 24, 2020

The searing report linking popular NZ brands to abuse and even slavery

Many palm oil workers are suffering shocking levels of abuse and exposure to chemicals so toxic they can cause miscarriage. What can a concerned New Zealand consumer do?

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Nov 19, 2020

How 'blood phosphate' has made New Zealand complicit in a foreign war

New Zealand is the world's only major purchaser of phosphate from Western Sahara, where mineral revenues are driving a newly declared war.

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Nov 12, 2020

Swastikas off K Road: How the worst art show in New Zealand came to be

The controversy over the People of Colour exhibition shows how alt-right ideas can thrive in irony-steeped artistic environments.

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