The latest updates from the Inquiry:

18 June 2019

Inquiry response on withdrawal of Afghan villagers as core participants.

Read the full text here [PDF, 449 KB].

 

4 June 2019 - Minute No 16

This Minute sets out an alternative approach for taking evidence from the Afghan villagers and asks counsel for the Afghan villagers to help facilitate this. It also addresses funding for their counsel for the remainder of the Inquiry.

Read the full text here [PDF, 1.5 MB].

 

31 May 2019 - Progress Report No 4

An update on Public Hearing  Module 2, the provision of information to the Inquiry and other matters.

Read the full text here. [PDF, 497 KB]

 

20 May 2019

Updated agenda for Public Hearing Module 2

Read the full text here [PDF, 626 KB].

The hearing will be held at The Thorndon Hotel, 24 Hawkestone Street, Thorndon, Wellington. 

 

17 May 2019 - Minute No 15

In this Minute the Inquiry asks Counsel for Afghan Villagers to respond to previous questions it has asked in relation to details about their clients. This is to assist the Inquiry’s consideration of the approach to taking evidence from the villagers.

Read the full text here [PDF, 112 KB]

 

17 May 2019 - Public accounts of events during Operation Burnham and Operation Nova given by the New Zealand Defence Force and the authors of Hit & Run: A comparative analysis.

This document presents an interim analysis of publicly available, unclassified material relating to what occurred during Operation Burnham and Operation Nova. The details of the operations and other matters in the Inquiry’s Terms of Reference remain under the Inquiry’s consideration.

 

17 May 2019 - Latest release of classified documents

The Inquiry has published the latest tranche of documents that are being disclosed under its process for reviewing classified documents. These relate to detention and can be found here.

 

7 May 2019 - Latest release of classified documents

The Inquiry has committed to a programme of work to ensure public disclosure of as much relevant material as possible. The Inquiry has now published the latest tranche of documents that are being disclosed under its process for reviewing classified documents.

These relate to:

  • Operation Burnham
  • Detention
  • Rules of Engagement

The documents can be found here.

 

29 April 2019 - Minute No 14

This Minute sets out the Inquiry's views about gathering evidence from Afghan villagers in response to submissions from counsel for the villagers.  

Read the full text here.

   

 

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