Christchurch

New Zealanders give up weapons after Christchurch mosque killings

The government, with support from opposition parties, immediately rushed through legislation to tighten New Zealand's gun laws.

published on : 13th July 2019

Christchurch mosque attacker pleads not guilty

The self-proclaimed white supremacist has been charged with 51 counts of murder, 40 of attempted murder and engaging in a terrorist act over the March 15 atrocity.

published on : 14th June 2019

Christchurch shooter pleads not guilty on 92 charges

This was the 29-year-old Australian national Brenton Tarrant's third court appearance following New Zealand's deadliest terrorist attacks on March 15.

published on : 14th June 2019

New Zealand judge allows images of man charged in Christchurch mosque shootings

Previously, the courts ruled media could only publish images which pixelated the face of Brenton Harrison Tarrant, the 28-year-old Australian white supremacist accused of the March 15 mass shooting.

published on : 6th June 2019

Christchurch attacks 'gelled' Bangladesh, says Coach Steve Rhodes

The team narrowly escaped the attacks that killed 51 people in New Zealand in March during their tour of the country.

published on : 5th June 2019

Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism

Police also charged Brenton Tarrant with an additional count of murder, bringing the total number of murder charges against him to 51.

published on : 21st May 2019

US abstains from global pledge to curb online violence

In a statement, the White House said it will 'continue to be proactive in our efforts to counter terrorist content online' while also protecting free speech.

published on : 16th May 2019

Austria far-right figure admits exchanging e-mails with New Zealand mosque attack gunman

But public broadcaster ORF reported late Tuesday that the men had, in fact, exchanged several emails, the last one dating back to July 2018, showing that their contact was "longer and more intensive".

published on : 16th May 2019

World leaders and tech executives pledge to curb online hate groups

US tech companies including Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube etc. adopted the "Christchurch Call to Action" to prevent abuses of the internetby hate and terror groups.

published on : 16th May 2019

Don't understand why USA hasn't toughened gun laws, says Jacinda Ardern

In the wake of the Christchurch attack, the Kiwi leader highlighted that tech companies could do a lot more in tackling the proliferation of violent content online.

published on : 15th May 2019

Facebook introduces new rules for live streaming after Christchurch shooting

In a blog post published on Tuesday, Facebook announced that it will temporarily restrict users from using its live feature if they break its "most serious policies".

published on : 15th May 2019

Moez Masoud working on film based on New Zealand Mosque attacks

Members of the film crew are visiting Christchurch to meet officials and the families of victims, and the survivors.

published on : 15th May 2019

New Zealand attack memory haunts survivors

Moula Ali resident Mohammed Khwaja Mohiuddin had witnessed the death of his close friend Imran Ahmed Khan, who hailed from Karimnagar, at Linwood Mosque in the city.

published on : 15th May 2019

Mysuru Muslim leader appeals to stand outside Church to offer solidarity with Christians

President of JeIM, Mysore, Munawwar Pasha, said the appeal has been made to convey the message that the Muslims and other communities stand by the Christians at this hour of grief.

published on : 27th April 2019

Probe shows Sri Lanka blasts payback for New Zealand mosque attacks: Deputy defence minister

It has now been revealed that the National Thowheeth Jama'ath group which carried out the Sri Lanka attacks had close links with JMI, affiliated to a similarly named group in Bangladesh.

published on : 23rd April 2019
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