19 Oct 2023

FIANZ calls for NZ govt to respond to situation in Gaza

From Morning Report, 8:19 am on 19 October 2023

The Federation of Islamic Associations is calling for the government to urgently respond to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza.

At least 500 people were killed, including children, when a rocket hit a hospital in Gaza.

Hamas has blamed an Israeli airstrike, while Israel is claiming a Palestinian rocket misfired.

FIANZ chairperson Abdur Razzaq spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.