Tag Archives: Christchurch

Christchurch brings global white supremacist threat into sharp relief

The setting alone was shocking: a pastoral, oceanside city in New Zealand, the country ranked the planet’s second-most peaceful, after Iceland. When a white-supremacist terrorist opened fire in two Christchurch mosques on March 15, taking 50 lives including those of a 3-year-old child and 78-year-old man, the brutal display of racial hatred – live-streamed on social media – jolted the ...

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After Christchurch, Muslims ask: Are we safe in the West?

For Amira Elghawaby, it was the carpet. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought Policing

No sooner had the victims of the Christchurch attack fallen than governments were clamoring to mine the tragedy for political capital. Despite the shooting having been live streamed on Facebook, antipodean officials have directed their ire against fringe websites in a desperate bid to control the narrative and criminalize curious civilians. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Privacy-Preserving Light Client ...

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A fitting response to the Christchurch killings

Just hours after a gunman in New Zealand killed dozens of Muslims attending prayers at a mosque, close to a thousand people in Australia responded by going to Lakemba Mosque in Sydney. Because the attacker is Australian, both Muslims and non-Muslims felt a duty to gather in interfaith unity. In Canada and Europe, many people also went to local mosques ...

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New Zealand PM vows tighter gun laws after death toll in Christchurch terror attack rises to 50

Jacinda Arden told a news conference that laws need to change and “they will change.”           GANNETT Syndication Service

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'Unprecedented act of violence': 49 people killed in two Christchurch mosque shootings

It is the deadliest shooting in New Zealand since 1990.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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