The latest updates from the Inquiry:
18 June 2019
Inquiry response on withdrawal of Afghan villagers as core participants.
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.
31 May 2019 - Progress Report No 4
An update on Public Hearing Module 2, the provision of information to the Inquiry and other matters.
20 May 2019
Updated agenda for Public Hearing Module 2
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.
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:
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.
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