By Wellington Palestine, 7 June 2018
Mike Treen & the 2018 Freedom Flotilla: an interview
Mike Treen is the National Director of Unite Union, representing fast food and hospitality workers across Aotearoa. Next month Mike will be participating in this year’s mission by the Freedom Flotilla Coalition to break the siege on Gaza.
In this interview Nadia Abu-Shanab, of Wellington Palestine, interviews Mike on his part in the 2018 Freedom Flotilla mission and the links between unions in Aotearoa and the global movement for justice in Palestine.
Mike has a long history of activism. Playing a major role in movements that transformed not only Aotearoa, but also how our small Pacific nation related to the rest of the world. Notably, participating in the anti-Vietnam war campaign, the Bastion Point occupation and organising as part of anti-apartheid movement during the Springbok tours.
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