Winston Peters is rat cunning.
There is plenty of mileage in his latest attack against a so-called refugee who fled a war torn country only to go back there for a fight and winding up dead, leaving us with 12 children’s hungry mouths to feed.
A New Zealand refugee with 24 children who was killed in Iraq has been accused of disrespecting his adopted country by New Zealand First leader Winston Peters.
Mr Peters also questioned the refugee status of Kadhem Chilab Abbas, from Napier, who died at the hands of Islamic State (Isis) forces on April 17 while fighting for a civilian army.
Mr Abbas left behind 24 children, 12 of them in New Zealand.
Mr Peters told reporters at Parliament this afternoon that the Iraqi-New Zealander was one out of tens of thousands of immigrants who had failed to respect New Zealand’s “way of life” after settling here. Read more »