By Wellington Palestine, 18 August 2018
When weighing up how to spend a Friday night in the capital city, during the wonderful Wellington on a Plate food festival, I guess that listening to a veteran trade union leader talking about his recent trip to the Mediterranean might not rate highly. Unless, of course, the trade union leader in question is Mike Treen (National Director of Unite Union) and the Mediterranean trip, his participation in the international Freedom Flotilla to challenge the Israeli naval blockade of Gaza. Last Friday night 50 Wellingtonians decided that was exactly the place they wanted to be, and they were not disappointed.
Mike Treen is a long standing supporter of Palestinian human rights and, in partnership with
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